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CORONA VIRUS (COVID-19) PANDEMIC HITS SOUTH AFRICA

Scenes from Meqheleng , Fickburg The world is currently in panic as COVID-19 pandemic spreads across continents, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), COVID-19 pandemic is an infectious disease caused by a new virus – this disease causes respiratory...

CJN REFLECTS ON GREAT WORK

Citizen Justice Network’s sole mission is to produce and report social justice issues from under-reported areas and ensure that citizen journalism reaches rural and semi-rural communities of South Africa. In this article, we reflect on some of the great work we’ve...

CJN PARTNERS WITH ZANOKUHLE ADVICE OFFICE AND NQUBEKO FM

From left: Msizi Miya (Paralegal at Zanokuhle Advice Office), Nonhlanhla Ndlovu (Nqubeko FM Station Manager), Gladys Matasane (CJN Editorial Journalist) and Zandile Mashaba (CJN Project Coordinator).    CJN is proud to welcome Zanokuhle Advice Office that has...

What does the National Health Insurance mean for you?

The national government has initiated the introduction of the National Health Insurance (NHI), which will see many citizens, working and non-working, receiving adequate healthcare as per the obligation of section 27 of the Constitution, which is the right to basic...

THE SOCIAL AND FINANCIAL BURDENS OF CANCER IN RURAL COMMUNITIES

South Africa faces a socio-economic challenge of being the most unequal society in the world according to the World Bank. This means there is a big gap between the poor and the rich with the majority of the population categorised as poor. This is compounded by the...