South Africa

Civil society coalition helps to get Nelson Mandela Bay budget passed at last

A recently-revived civil society coalition with a strong Church component helped to finally get Nelson Mandela Bay’s 2021/2022 adjustments budget passed on Tuesday. The Nelson Mandela Bay Civil Society Coalition (NMBCSC) succeeded in persuading political parties to attend a special council meeting with the sole purpose of passing the budget […]

Government bid to impose draconian health measures ‘falling apart’ but ‘keep sending submissions’ — FOR SA

Government’s plans to keep on micro-managing citizens’ lives by amending health regulations are falling apart as a result of its failure to follow proper judicial and administrative process, said executive director of Freedom of Religion South Africa Michael Swain. But my message is: “Keep sending in your submissions. Don’t take […]