Brief

Civil society calls on the public to stand up and fight corruption

Defend our Democracy announces anti-corruption week for 3 to 10 December

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9 November 2021

ANC members protest against Pietermaritzburg ward councillor

“We don’t want a ward councillor who doesn’t listen to the people”

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8 November 2021

Eastern Cape villagers want to know why a new road never reached them

Their old road is impassable when it rains

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4 November 2021

You might need to pitch up at 3am if you want something from this Home Affairs office

The Mthatha office is overwhelmed, official acknowledges

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3 November 2021

Makhaza finally gets a temporary police station

Police say construction of a permanent police station still on the cards for Khayelitsha

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2 November 2021

Fire victims wait three years for SASSA disaster grants

Some families have still not been paid out after the October 2019 fire in Vygieskraal in Cape Town

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2 November 2021

Give us better cops, say Mitchells Plain protesters

Residents of one of Cape Town’s largest townships demand better cops

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28 October 2021

Protests erupt after child electrocuted by illegal connection

Residents of Lingelihle and Greenfields in Gqeberha say they won’t be voting on Monday

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27 October 2021

Sexual offences cases are being withdrawn due to DNA processing backlog

Over 37,000 DNA specimens yet to be processed in the Western Cape alone

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26 October 2021

Municipality in breach of court order to clear dumpsites

Informal dumping sites were meant to have been cleaned up weeks ago

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26 October 2021

Equipment worth more than R6 million stolen from technical school in Gqeberha

Parents and learners demand the the department provide proper fencing around the school

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21 October 2021

Labour Minister promises “mobile office” to rural Limpopo villages

People are sleeping outside offices to avoid long queues

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20 October 2021

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