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Lift the ban of selling tobacco in South Africa during lockdown

Dear Mr President Please lift the ban of selling cigarettes in South Africa, we are the only country in the world that has this ban. This will cause us as smokers to not have to look for it on the black market currently It is our stress relief will stop crime where people get to the point of they will rob a shop just for cigarettes Family violance as a person that has withdrawal symptoms gets violant Govermant losing alot on taxes Please consider this Mr President as all smokers are suffering no

Created: 2020-04-07

Time period All countries South Africa
All time 5641 5611
2020 5638 5611

Stop the emerging Wolwespruit informal settlement!

Please assist us by lending your voice, in bringing the emerging Wolwespruit informal settlement to the attention of the Administrator. This informal settlement is located on City of Tshwane property (Cnr Solomon Mahlangu Dr and Delmas Rd).  The area is actually an ecologically sensitive wetland, where the Wolwespruit originates.  The informal settelment is causing untold harm to what should be a protected area. We call on the Administrator to take action and relocate the informal settlement to

Created: 2020-07-16

Time period All countries South Africa
All time 3328 3321
2020 3327 3321

Dear Minister of Tourism - Please unlock leisure camping (and travel)

Leisure camping tourists/service providers and suppliers wholeheartedly support the measures our government has put in place to contain the spread of COVID19 in SA. The lockdown regulations already had a measurable negative impact on the sustainability of close to 1 000 smaller campsites. The economies of rural areas, smaller towns such as Bela Bela, and geographic areas that offer a substantial number of campsites such as the coastal areas of KwazuluNatal, the Eastern and Western Cape is under

Created: 2020-06-27

Time period All countries South Africa
All time 2792 2772
2020 2785 2772

Help us get harshest sentence for animal cruelty

This is the innocent victim of prolific animal cruelty, at the hands of one woman. One of 100 dead and dying dogs found at her property in Clare Estate in April 2019. All the animals were suffering from starvation, dehydration, coccidiosis (from eating faeces), disease, parasite infestations, blindness, infected bite wounds from fighting among themselves, inbred deformities, and open, foetid wounds. Of the 80 dogs found alive, not one could be saved. The owner was charged on 80 separate counts

Created: 2020-03-19

Time period All countries South Africa
All time 2760 2349
2020 2760 2349

The UN to intervene on the chaos in zimbabwe

The purpose of this Petition is to request that the United Nations or SADAC intervene into the chaos currently occurring in Zimbabwe. We can all clearly see that human rights are being violated and there are no fair Elections taking place. We want transparency and the figures are not making sense at all. We need individuals or organisations other than the current Zimbabwean government to clear up this mess because they are evidently not taking any form of control to counteract the problems that

Created: 2018-08-01

Time period All countries South Africa
All time 3309 1474
2020 3285 1465

It is time for the President to intervene in the Tshwane crisis

Sign our petition calling for immediate intervention to end the collapse of service delivery in the City of Tshwane. Enough is enough! Residents and businesses across the City of Tshwane are subjected to poor service delivery on a daily basis. Four months ago, the ANC in Gauteng dissolved the Tshwane Council in an unlawful coup to remove the DA from power. In doing so, the ANC removed democratically elected councillors from their positions and their communities. They were replaced by unlawful ad

Created: 2020-08-07

Time period All countries South Africa
All time 1435 1427
2020 1435 1427

Strandfontein residents against moving 2000 people into the area

We as residents are against this movement. We were never consulted and request these 2000 people be moved into the leafy suburbs, to the likes of Constantia where the COCT will act more responsive in "Operation cleanup" once the countrywide lockdown is over.

Created: 2020-04-02

Time period All countries South Africa
All time 1321 1314
2020 1318 1314

Shut down Mclaren Circus, South Africa

Mclaren circus uses animals such as lions, snakes, tigers, camels and many more. These animals should not be used as entertainment and these animals deserve to have a better life and be free from that horrible business. The animals deserve to be respected and to be free to live in the wild instead of cages for peoples entertainment.  THIS NEEDS TO STOP. 

Created: 2019-11-16

Time period All countries South Africa
All time 6941 6002
2020 1327 1082

Allow the sale of cigarettes and tobacco products in phase four

On the 23rd of April 2020, President Cyril Ramaphosa stated that the sale of cigarettes and tobacco products would be allowed during phase four which would take effect as of Friday the 1st of May. On Wednesday the 29th of April, Minister of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma stated that "more than 2000 people opposed the sale of cigarettes". With this minute number of people voting against the sale of tobacco products it cannot be said that they speak for

Created: 2020-04-29

Time period All countries South Africa
All time 1084 1077
2020 1084 1077

RENAME THE NEW ARTS BUILDING (UWC) TO THE JESSE HESS ARTS BUILDING

The month of August, also known as Women’s Month in South Africa, is a time where we pay tribute to the more than 20 000 women who marched to the Union Buildings in 1956 against Apartheid pass laws. However, for the last couple of years, Women’s Month has become a month of paying tribute to those +-20 000 women, but mostly to commemorate the lives of women that have been taken away through senseless killings by men in South Africa. This year, we commemorate the lives of first year UCT and UWC

Created: 2020-08-26

Time period All countries South Africa
All time 1001 979
2020 1001 979



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