Concrete Action Needed to Protect Health Care Workers

The IFP calls for an end to threats to healthcare workers, especially emergency healthcare workers in local community conflicts, following the attack that happened in Mandeni where an ambulance was shot at by unknown people. “Threats and harassment of healthcare workers is a worrying factor that is occurring at community level. These professionals are taking […]

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IFP Calls for 365 Days of Activism Against Abuse

The IFP calls on all South Africans to make the 16 Days of Activism a year-long programme to curb violence against women and children, following the death of 15 year old Nokukhanya Zama from KwaMakhutha whose body had been found hanging from a tree. “Fighting against women and child abuse for just 16 days is […]

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Social Grant Recipients Still Being Fleeced

Social grant recipients are still reporting deductions being made from their monthly grants, ostensibly for “pre-paid air time, electricity vouchers, etc” which they have no knowledge of. “Last year there were numerous complaints from grant recipients around this issue and we raised it with SASSA and was given the assurance that it has stopped all […]

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