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Students of SG Mafaesa Secondary School receive self-defence training. Centre: Michele Engelberg of Keep Safe. Courtesy: SAFI.

Local NGOs bring self-defence training to Kagiso public school

It can be argued that self-defence training and awareness would be beneficial as a part of every school’s curriculum. If the most vulnerable women and children of South Africa could learn the basics of physical self-defence, it would no doubt have the positive effect of building self-confidence and strength, in addition to helping keep them safe.


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South Africa is proposing plans to manage diseases like COVID. Why they’re flawed

Our first concern is that several proposed amendments could limit constitutional rights. Second, special regulations for a specific disease can’t be applied generally to all notifiable diseases. Finally, the proposed regulations resemble a haphazard cutting and pasting of the emergency regulations. It’s as though the drafters didn’t first read what’s already in place.

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