Most popular petitions in South Africa in 2021

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Call for a Referendum by the Citizens of South Africa

A petition by South Africans to call for a Referendum to reclaim our Independence and put a stop to Unconstitutional Vaccine Mandates and Medical discrimination against the citizens. We request our Government to test vaccine mandates against our Constitution before allowing Corporations and Entities to enforce it on the population. The majority of South Africans have not accepted the vaccines as sole solution to Covid-19 as per our constitutional rights and based on the fact that the vaccines ha

Created: 2021-10-18 Statistics

City of Ekurhuleni Waste Crisis

We the residents of the City of Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality are being subjected to an unprecedented Waste Crisis in the history of the City.  We petition the following persons directly: Mayor Cllr Mzwandile Masina, The MMC of Environmental Resource- and Waste Management Alderman Khosi Mabaso, The City Manager Dr Imogen Mashazi, The MEC of Economic Development, Environment, Agriculture & Rural Development in Gauteng Mr Mpho Parks Tau, The MEC of Human Settlements & COGTA in Gaute

Created: 2021-02-11 Statistics

Justice for Ruchian Kay Lawak

On 29 September 2021, 28-year-old Ruchian Kay Lawak Scottsdene sadly lost her life due to stabbing by her her ex-boyfriend whilst in the presence of her 2-year old daughter. Her family is traumatised by the violent manner in which she departed from this life. An entire community in mourning about yet another senseless killing. Women across South Africa are angry that we are not safe South Africa has unacceptable high levels of violence against women and children despite having a Constitution tha

Created: 2021-10-04 Statistics

SAVE BEDFORDVIEW! SAVE EKURHULENI! Demand efficient and effective Municipal service delivery now!

Residents Action Group (RAG) and Better Bedfordview demand that Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality urgently address the collapse of service delivery in Bedfordview and across Ekurhuleni. Our town is a disgrace. Our metro is a disgrace. Sewage flows down our streets and the most basic functions of local government are neglected. By signing this petition, you will help RAG to hold Ekurhuleni Municipality to account for its failure to honour its Constitutional obligations to ratepayers and reside

Created: 2021-02-02 Statistics

Petition Calling for the Removal of Executive Mayor, Cllr Mzwandile Masina

The Democratic Alliance (DA) in Ekurhuleni has submitted a motion of no confidence in the Executive Mayor, Cllr Mzwandile Masina, following the mass collapse of almost every level of service delivery.   However, the ANC-elected Speaker of Council, Ald Patricia Kumalo denied the motion from serving in Council. Effectively putting her ANC Mayor ahead of struggling and fed-up businesses and residents in Ekurhuleni.  The DA has been raising the plight of service delivery issues affecting the communi

Created: 2021-06-25 Statistics

Take Department of Basic Education to court

As Unemployed Educators with the assistance of PRM & SARAWU union we are taking the Department of Basic Education to court for its Recruitment Policy Framework which is disadvantaging many of unemployed Teachers in South Africa and the issue of Education Assistants who have Teachers without teaching qualification. Our Report Memorandum of Demands have highlited some of the problems encountered by unemployed teachers when it comes to recruitment in South Africa.

Created: 2021-05-14 Statistics


Informal settlements are housing areas that are often illegally built on municipal land. In South Africa, these settlements are found in a variety of areas and are home to a large percentage of the country's impoverished population. “All role players must strive for the establishment of viable, sociallyand economically integrated communities which are situated inareas allowing convenient access to economic opportunities, health,educational and social amenities and within which South Africa’s peo

Created: 2021-03-13 Statistics

Please support the Ex SAA employees that agreed to take the VSPS but still haven’t received payment or communication from South African Airways.

The purpose and mission of this petition is to:  I) Demand payment of VSP’s with immediate effect from SAA without any further delays from the agreed date of 31st January as per media statement and recent agreement signed II) Demand immediate communication concerning this matter. We as the former employees of South African Airways would like to express our deep dissatisfaction and great disappointment in how SAA has handled the VSP process thus far. We were notified by the media last week Thursd

Created: 2021-02-02 Statistics

Petition Against Mandatory Vaccinations At Stellenbosch University

Stellenbosch University Council, We stand against Stellenbosch University Council's decision to create new university regulations, to make COVID-19 vaccinations mandatory. Signing this petition does not mean that we are anti-vaccine, It means that we believe that people should make their own decisions regarding medical procedures. Hence follows reasons for and against taking the vaccine, as well as constitutional arguments against a mandate from a government institution. Whether people choose to

Created: 2021-10-02 Statistics

Urgently repair streetlights in Ekurhuleni!

We, the residents of the City of Ekurhuleni (CoE), would like to raise concern around the lack of repairs of street lights in our communities. Across the municipality, communities are plunged into darkness due to non-operational streetlights. Despite residents logging numerous calls with the Call Centre, on the 13th of January 2021, the CoE stated via its Twitter social media channel (CoE_Call_Centre) that “street lights are not a priority to be repaired during the lockdown”. This raises great

Created: 2021-01-29 Statistics