Community development workers and community stakeholders in Muvhango Ward 6, Bophelong (a township near Vanderbijlpark, south of Gauteng) were supposed to give 1000 food parcels to the needy…

… the Muvhango community in Bophelong (a township near Vanderbijlpark, south of Gauteng) cleaned up a catchpit in their area, led by a young man named Moshe Ngidi* (not his real name)…

Former outsourced cleaners and security guards of the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA) held a protest action at Park Station, Johannesburg on 11 August 2020 where they were shot by the police…

The People’s Health Movement South Africa hosted a webinar on 28 August titled ‘Our experiences in the fight against COVID-19’ where they untangled the issues affecting CHWs in this time of COVID-19…

In the early afternoon, police shot tear gas against the members of the encampment. According to the Landless Rural Workers’ Movement (MST), the houses and crops were destroyed several hours later…

The WRC study also states that “over 45% of the Gauteng population is living asymptomatic with the virus, as traces have shown from what has been picked up [in wastewater] by the sampling tests thus far”…

Jozi Book Fair (JBF) partnered with the Johannesburg Art Gallery (JAG) to facilitate a workshop series about how to create posters that tackle Gender Based Violence (GBV). Poster making and art are ancient ways of communicating messages…

On Saturday, 29 August 2020, Orange Farm Police hosted a Gender Based Violence awareness campaign in Orange Farm, Sector 1. It was held in collaboration with organisations like Families South Africa (FAMSA),…

Schools are battling to make up for the lost days while also managing the hostile environment under which they have come to operate. Learners are not used to learning in such an environment and this could result in an increase in the number of dropouts…

On 18 August, an organisation called Anova Health Institute visited the Palm Springs landfill site to provide voluntary HIV/AIDS testing for drug addicts that live around the area…

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