Most popular petitions in South Africa this year

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Delay the return of children to school

Dear parents, grandparents, and guardians.   The Western Cape opened schools on the 1st June, other provinces on the 8th June, since the reopening of schools, many have had to close their doors due to infections... That with only grade 7's and 12's returning.  The department is now wanting to send the majority of grades back on the 6th July 2020. Yet our teachers and children are still contracting the virus. It appears that they have no regard for lives only the fact that education must continue

Created: 2020-04-29

Time period All countries South Africa
All time 922 916
2020 922 916

WE DEMAND RADICAL CHANGE FOR SOCIAL WORKERS

We demand radical transformation in the department of social development. Years have passed and no jobs for social workers. Promises are made each year, the dream for employment for our social workers graduates still remain elusive. We want transparency in the department We are tired of corruption We demand change and employment of our graduates Sign this petition to show support and put an end to the misery faced by social work graduates

Created: 2020-09-16

Time period All countries South Africa
All time 913 908
2020 913 908

Ban Fireworks-South Africa

Due to many animals been harmed and stressed during the New Year's Eve celebrations as well as any other excuse they use to set off fireworks, we need to do more to ban fireworks. A heavy fine should be given if caught in possession or letting off fireworks.

Created: 2017-01-02

Time period All countries South Africa
All time 3085 3004
2020 911 884

END THE NATIONAL LOCKDOWN

We the undersigned are deeply concerned about the prospect of between 3 - 7 million people losing their jobs, as estimated by National Treasury. We call on Government to lift the lockdown and allow small and medium businesses to operate, while implementing safety measures.     

Created: 2020-05-22

Time period All countries South Africa
All time 782 773
2020 781 773

Petition to improve service delivery in the Walter Sisulu Municipality District

WE, the residents of Aliwal North - Walter Sisulu Municipality, hereby demand you, Me F Ntlemeza, as the Municipal Manager to: 1. improve the quantity and quality of municipal services to the people in the areas of access to water, sanitation, electricity, waste management, roads and disaster management, 2. optimize revenue collection and improve billing, customer care, indigent and credit-control policies, 3. work towards sustaining “clean” audit outcomes, 4. improve public participation and co

Created: 2020-08-12

Time period All countries South Africa
All time 699 696
2020 698 696

Reduce HPCSA fees for Optometrists

Optometrists pay the highest annual HPCSA (Health Professionals Council Of South Africa) fees as compared to other primary practitioners, such as Physiotherapists and Speech Therapists. This has been consistent for a number of years. Optometrists are asked to pay fees of R2470 (2020 rate), almost as much as General Practitioners (R2500 (2020 rate)) who have the title of 'Doctor' before their name, and are placed in a much higher income bracket as compared to Optometrists. Our aim, as Optometrist

Created: 2020-03-04

Time period All countries South Africa
All time 708 696
2020 706 696

Animal owners and caretakers of RSA petition the government to recognise and permit companion animal behavioural therapy, time-sensitive foundation training and remedial training as essential services

While we all wholeheartedly support the measures our government has put in place to contain the spread of COVID19 in SA the impact of the lockdown regulations is causing havoc in our personal lives and the lives of our companion animals. Job losses, reduced income, home schooling and restricted movement to name but a few are causing abnormal levels of stress in many households. As a result our companion animals are also increasingly struggling to cope with the stressful home environments that m

Created: 2020-05-24

Time period All countries South Africa
All time 620 610
2020 620 610

Reopening of gyms affected by the Covid-19 Lockdown in South Africa

  On behalf of all gym owners, athletes, weekend warriors and those that just love living a healthy active lifestyle. I encourage you to fight to reopen our gyms and fitness facilities during this COVID-19 lockdown. It goes without saying that exercise has numerous benefits but let us list some for you anyway. Firstly, exercise is known to have a profound impact on the normal functioning of the immune system. Performing regular exercise of moderate to vigorous intensity has been proven to improv

Created: 2020-06-19

Time period All countries South Africa
All time 488 487
2020 488 487

To force City Power to solve the electricity problems in the affected areas with immediate effect.

We, as the community, cannot handle the lack of service, incompetence and amount of unplanned power outages, that we are victims of, from City Power anymore.  The areas mainly affected are as follows: Wilgeheuwel Strubensvalley Amorosa Little Falls Ruimsig Willowbrook Weltevreden Park Radiokop Allen's nek Honeydew Honeydew Grove These areas have been the victims of City Power's incompetence for far too long. Since August 2018 these areas have been without power (Unplanned) upwards of 80 times, c

Created: 2020-01-06

Time period All countries South Africa
All time 466 463
2020 466 463

PETITION TO URGENTLY ADDRESS ROAD SAFETY AT THE DANGEROUS INTERSECTION OF DELMAS RD (R50) & BARNARD ST, ELARDUSPARK.

The purpose of this petition is to appeal to the Tshwane Metro, to urgently take the  required steps that ensure the safety of road users and pedestrians alike, at the intersection of Delmas Rd and Barnard St, Elarduspark.  This includes the installation of traffic calming devices to reduce vehicle speed, turning arrows and pedestrian activated controls.

Created: 2019-11-22

Time period All countries South Africa
All time 1590 1570
2020 436 428



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