Johannes Thengi Jiyane

J.T. Jiyane is a Pressenza correspondent based in South Africa covering; politics and socio-economics.

24.12.2015

South Africa’s foreign nationals displaced again

South Africa’s foreign nationals displaced again

KwaZulu Natal- In South Africa’s a group of foreign nationals temporarily staying on Cato Ridge Farm known as ”Hope” in KwaZulu Natal province are in pain again. The agonies rose out the moment when fire broke out in their camps recently, where about 90  families are accommodated. We are told… »

20.12.2015

South Africa: who is putting public school teaching jobs up for sale?

South Africa:  who is putting public school teaching jobs up for sale?

Once again time there are rumours that suggest certain teachers belonging to a particular union are selling teaching posts in public schools. Earlier when such rumours were spread the South African Democratic Teachers Union was the first to deny the allegations,  stating point blank that its members were not involved in such practices. »

15.12.2015

South Africa’s three (3) Finance Ministers in one week

South Africa’s three (3) Finance Ministers in one week

It was a political drama in South Africa last week when President Jacob Zuma announced out of the blue that Mr. David Van Rooyen is the new Minister of Finance, taking over from Minister Nhlanhla Nene. Such an shock and untimely announcement led to the fall of the currency to the… »

07.12.2015

South Africa: minimum wage is needed

South Africa: minimum wage is needed

South Africa- The struggle for a minimum wage in South Africa is not a new thing, it has been going on for sometime and still it comes out now and then, where workers fight against  slavery wages and want decent pay. However, South Africa is experiencing a serious Gini coefficient… »

02.12.2015

South Africa and Aids-HIV: public health sector rolling out free ARVS

South Africa and Aids-HIV: public health sector rolling out free ARVS

South Africa- 1 December is World Aids day. As a result of such days emphasising the problem and the ensuing campaigns that are related to the issue South Africa has come a long way regarding this struggle and the fight against Hiv/Aids. Ever since the first case, said to have been… »

27.11.2015

South Africa: 16 Days of Activism – NO to women or child abuse

South Africa: 16 Days of Activism – NO to women or child abuse

  Pretoria- It is that time of the year again for 16 Days of Activism in South Africa, where Non Government Organisations (NGOs) are saying NO to women and child abuse for these 16 days from 25 November to 10 December of each year. One of the objectives of the 16… »

21.11.2015

Miracles to order in South Africa churches

Miracles to order in South Africa churches

Johannesburg – The ‘business of God’ is not operating properly in South Africa these days, particularly on the side of the so called ”charismatic churches”, though the other religions are also on line for investigation by the Commission For Rights of Cultural, Religion and Linguistics (CRL). The charismatic churches in the… »

13.11.2015

Heatwave and severe drought in South Africa

Heatwave and severe drought in South Africa

  Pretoria- South Africa is facing a very severe drought, about the worst the country has ever seen over many years. The current heatwave is proving dangerous to humans, crops and animals, besides the big dams and rivers which are becoming drier day by day. The worst part of it is, even the taps in high… »

24.05.2015

South Africa’s ‘Operation Fiela’

South Africa’s ‘Operation Fiela’

Johannesburg: South Africa’s ‘Operation Fiela’, which means operation sweep, is indeed bearing fruit since it started operating, and there are positive results. The operation is made by army and police units where they patrol in the crime hot spots of Johannesburg. This operation follows the recent wave of xenophobia and… »

12.05.2015

South Africa: young and gifted black African takes over Alliance

South Africa: young and gifted black African takes over Alliance

South Africa’s largest official opposition party, the Democratic Alliance (DA), has elected a black man originally from Dobsonville for the first time in its history . He is young and gifted and it did not come as a shock as Mr. Mmusi Maimane (34) was elected as DA leader in… »

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