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Is this the worst-run municipality in South Africa?

Vereeniging is a disaster. But will voters punish the ANC?

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13 October 2021

Housing project stalled as Ekhurhuleni municipality dumps company linked to Magashule crony

Corruption- accused Edwin Sodi’s NJR Projects showed “poor performance”, says municipality. Meanwhile Lindelani families are still waiting for houses

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6 October 2021

Activists urge Ramaphosa to move N2 Wild Coast Toll Road

The road will bring destruction to the Wild Coast, they say. But SA National Roads Agency disagrees

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22 September 2021

Elections 2021: Plettenberg Bay has had no functioning council for months

For how long the Bitou municipality can function with a hung council remains to be seen

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17 September 2021

Desperate pensioners build their own clinic, but Eastern Cape health department can’t supply nurses

Department blames bad roads for failure to keep promise to send nurses

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16 September 2021

How a determined community is fighting the army’s attempts to evict them

Happiness Village’s residents fear for their lives and face unlawful evictions, beatings and intimidation, legal action and shack demolitions

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9 September 2021

Free art therapy, drama and stories help inner-city children find their way

For 27 years, Lefika la Phodiso has welcomed Johannesburg children from six to 18

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6 September 2021

How Walter the storyteller escaped homelessness

Like many others he lost his home during lockdown and lived rough

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24 August 2021

Tapes reveal secret workings of police disciplinary hearings for murder and brutality cases

Police officer found not guilty of the killing of 15-year-old Damian Ahrendse

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17 August 2021

Today’s heroes: the “ordinary” women who hold South Africa together

We interviewed five South African women who have overcome adversity to support their families.

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9 August 2021

Wild Coast: is there a future in eco-tourism?

“We are not anti-development” say opponents of mine and toll road

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5 August 2021

How Africans and Indians are trying to bring peace to Phoenix

As KZN mops up after unrest, communities try to unite

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2 August 2021

N2 toll road on Wild Coast divides community

Some argue it will bring economic opportunities while others worry it will destroy their way of life

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2 August 2021

Battle to stop 22km long mine on Wild Coast

Xolobeni community deeply divided

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28 July 2021

Minister of Justice’s law firm bungled lottery corruption probe

Reports submitted by Ndobela Lamola Inc are full of forged documents

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21 July 2021