Khoisan Six continue to camp out at Union Buildings
Members of the Khoisan community are camping out once again outside the Union Buildings in Pretoria. The group is awaiting feedback from President Cyril Ramaphosa after handing over their memorandum to him last year when they camped outside the buildings.
The spokesperson for Chief Khoisan SA Royal Council, Annette Vorster, confirms the group known as 'The Khoisan Six' continues to camp out on the grass.
Up until this point the president has not met with them yet.Annette Vorster, Chief Khoisan SA Royal Council spokesperson
She says the meetings with representatives from The Presidency is not sufficient and the group wish to hand its notice of memorandum to the president personally.
The demands have not changed since last year, she says.
They are asking that the word 'coloured' be removed from all government documents and replaced with the word 'Khoisan, they are demanding a return of their identity back, to be recognised as the first nation of South Africa, and that the 1913 land claims be backdated.
The Chief Khoisan Sa himself said if by 1 January 2019 the Presidency does not go down to the Khoisan Six, the Khoisan will govern themselves.Annette Vorster, Chief Khoisan SA Royal Council spokesperson
She says a plan of action has been implemented if the president does not meet with the group by the deadline.
Listen to the interview below:
EC Health acting superintendent-general Dr Sibongile Zungu says the metro has seen a rise in hospitalisations in recent times.Read More
According to a report by Bloomberg News, the funds would be used to re-capitalize the reformed South African Airways.Read More
Various witnesses have implicated Matshela Koko in corruption, but he was his confident self before the State Capture Commission.Read More
ATM spokesperson Sibusiso Mncwabe says it was legal principle that the matter was postponed until 2021.Read More
There's no scientific evidence the restaurant industry has contributed to the rising infection rate says Rasa's Wendy Alberts.Read More
President Cyril Ramaphosa is set to face the first motion of no confidence in his leadership in Parliament tomorrow.Read More
The government wants unions to consider a fresh proposal for an out of court settlement over increases for public sector workers.Read More
The Correctional Services Department confirmed on Tuesday that the jailed ANC councillor would be released on parole.Read More
From Jan van Riebeeck to Thabo Mbeki, from Sepp Blatter to minibus taxi drivers… these people stuffed up beautiful South Africa.Read More
The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Pauli van Wyk, an investigative journalist at Daily Maverick.Read More