Brief

Steel federation says 6% wage increase offer is final

CEO says sector has lost over 50,000 jobs this year alone

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15 October 2021

Education department promises to fix “falling apart” school, but parents are sceptical

Community has little confidence left in the Limpopo education department which has to provide decent sanitation to nearly 1,500 schools

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15 October 2021

Bus transformed into mobile classroom for learners in Langa

The 42-seater Atlas Digibus has laptops, two teaching stations, and Wi-Fi for online teaching programmes like coding

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15 October 2021

Waiter who lost his job during lockdown now runs his own pizza takeaway

Takesure Ranjisi makes pizza and sells it from a container in Walmer township

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12 October 2021

Government to spend R5 million more on unused stadium

Meanwhile the community uses a patch of dirt to play football

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11 October 2021

Zandvlei opens for boating after sewage scare

But Rietvlei and Zeekoevlei are still closed

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5 October 2021

Activists to sue NPA over “false” arrest and imprisonment

Charges against Abahlali BaseMjondolo members were withdrawn on Monday

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5 October 2021

Hundreds block Malmesbury’s streets over “unaffordable” utility bills

Swartland municipality says its already written off more than R14.9 million in irrecoverable debt

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5 October 2021

Protesters accuse SASSA officials of bribery

They also demand improved Social Relief of Distress Grant application process

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4 October 2021

Murder charges dropped against activists after six months in prison

Abahlali BaseMjondolo says police and politicians are trying to silence them

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29 September 2021

Don’t close our little school, parents tell Eastern Cape education department

Department says the Addo school is no longer viable and plans to move the 30 learners to surrounding schools

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29 September 2021

13-year-old drowns on Makhanda construction site

Residents accuse municipality of negligence after Asanele Qomfo lost his life swimming in water from a damaged pipe

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28 September 2021

Hundreds demand action against climate change outside Parliament

Call for an end to the use of fossil fuel for electricity production by 2035

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24 September 2021

Victims of Cape forced removals hold Heritage Day commemorative walk

“It was a happy place to be but unfortunately the Group Areas Act caused a lot of problems”

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24 September 2021

Nurses return to Willowvale clinic after two-month absence

This comes after years of erratic attendance and no nurses for the past two months

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23 September 2021

Banking glitch triggers health workers’ strike in Eastern Cape

Department of Health promises employees will get salary within hours

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17 September 2021