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To take the stress out of assessing your home's security measures, we've compiled a list of items that you should prioritise in order to increase the safety of your family and your belongings.
As a cultural rite of passage, male initiation marks the transition from boyhood (ubukhwenkwe in isiXhosa) to manhood (ubudoda in isiXhosa) and is practised by the Xhosa, Hlubi and Sotho tribes in the Western Cape. The winter initiation season in the Western Cape is from May to July each year, and in the summer season from November to January. Only Xhosa initiates practise initiation during winter.
A list of undisputed facts about HIV, the way that it is transmitted and how it can be prevented all of which goes toward dispelling myths and de-stigmatising the illness.
Protect yourself and have a blood test to find out if you have hepatitis on World Hepatitis Day, 28 July. Early detection and treatment can lead to full recovery.
Know who to call when you're in trouble. Make sure you have the correct contact details handy for a speedy response to your specific emergency.
Some people prefer to retire at an early age while others choose to work for as long as possible. Whatever your preference, you need to know what your rights and options are.
This booklet was put together by the Department of Community Safety (Directorate: Monitoring and Evaluation) from information gathered during 2018/19 from the 151 police stations in the Western Cape.
The Kwanokuthula e-Centre, in the Bitou Municipality, and the Cape Access Programme is bridging the technology gap for the community of Kwanokuthula in Plettenberg Bay. Access to information and communication technologies (ICT) has also brought with it an opportunity for personal growth and socio-economic upliftment.