SA public holidays under scrutiny
15 June 2012
This week the South African public holidays has come under fire after the public raised concern about the country’s so-called westernised calendar.
The Religious and Cultural Commission (CRL) are currently reviewing SA’s public holidays at public hearings in Bloemfontein.
Religious and Cultural group representatives has said that only Christian holidays are accommodated in the SA calendar.
The CRL’s Chief Pheagane Moreroa said the aim is not to have public holidays for 365 days of the year but also to protect the minority’s rights.