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Nelson Mandela Bay says it will not provide services to new land occupations

The municipality is in the process of “formalising” 156 informal settlements by providing services like water, electricity and tarring roads

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19 October 2021

Hundreds march to Union Buildings over health system corruption

Protesters speak of ignorance and bigotry from clinic staff

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19 October 2021

Thousands struggle daily to get water in Mthatha

Municipal supplied jojo tanks were last filled in August in Joe Slovo Extension

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18 October 2021

Human Rights Commission asked to look into post-apartheid forced removal

255 people live in dire circumstances in “Soweto” in Mthatha after they were forcefully relocated in 2012

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18 October 2021

Police use stun grenades to break up Cape Town housing protest

This followed a raid of the Woodstock Hospital occupation earlier on Friday

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15 October 2021

Social grant beneficiaries return home empty-handed

Long queues, paid placeholders, offline systems and load-shedding leave social grant beneficiaries empty-handed

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15 October 2021

Stinking, broken, overflowing: these are the pit toilets Eastern Cape learners are expected to use at school

1,500 schools in the province still have pit toilets and some schools can’t afford to get them emptied

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15 October 2021

Cele promises action after Gqeberha violence

Minister says police will be on high alert

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14 October 2021

Steel strike continues as NUMSA members reject SEIFSA offer

Investigation ongoing into security guards accused of using live ammunition on striking workers

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14 October 2021

Cape Town home owners, fed up with City’s lack of action, pay to house homeless

Residents of houses on the border of Van Riebeeck Park made a plan to cover the cost of accomodating the people living in the park - for now

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14 October 2021

Lotteries Commission launches its own probe into dodgy R10m grant

But grant to children’s centre is already being investigated by the SIU

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14 October 2021

Abahlali demands probe into Cato Manor police after new arrests

Movement says the criminal justice system is being used to silence its members

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13 October 2021

Residents of dilapidated Durban building want permission to build shacks

Families fear the two-storey building will collapse on them

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13 October 2021

Court dismisses bid to have judge removed in Cape Town eviction case

Human Rights Commission wants Anti-Land Invasion Unit declared unlawful

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12 October 2021