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.




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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