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Border War veterans fall through the cracks of reconciliation

“32 Battalion raped our women. They killed our brothers and sisters. It’s painful living with the legacy of their oppression.”
Text by Christopher Clark. Photos by Shaun Swingler. - 19 November 2018
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Herzlia alumni “condemn” punishment of students who protested

Letter of support written for two learners that knelt during the Israeli national anthem

By Kim Reynolds - 19 November 2018
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Workers march to Cape Town Civic demanding permanent employment

“We want the City to hire workers permanently and stop using labour brokers”

By Vincent Lali - 19 November 2018
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Concourt judgment affirms right to protest without permission

Ten Social Justice Coalition members who chained themselves to Cape Town civic centre will not have criminal records

By Zoë Postman - 19 November 2018
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In Johannesburg you have to pay to picket. Activists have had enough

Right2Know leads march against municipality’s protest fees

By Zoë Postman - 17 November 2018
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Over 2,000 schools without toilets, says Equal Education

Organisation marks ten years of struggle

By Thembela Ntongana - 16 November 2018
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Billions spent on railway contracts. Yet Metrorail collapses

Roy Moodley, who is implicated in a leaked forensic report, says that criminal charges have been laid against GroundUp reporters

By Aidan Jones and Nathan Geffen - 16 November 2018
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Saldanha Bay clinic burnt as community anger boils over

Mayor appoints task team to deal with residents’ demands

By Barbara Maregele - 16 November 2018
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Living on a dumpsite since 1992

We’ve been forgotten, say residents of eTipini in East London

By Chris Gilili - 16 November 2018
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Evicted Gympie Street residents face bleak future

“For us to go and stay in another place is like starting all over again”

By Sophia Wilhelm - 16 November 2018
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Shacks burnt, residents arrested, man shot in testicles as Durban targets shackdwellers

Anti-Land-Invasion Unit moves into Cato Crest settlement again

By Nomfundo Xolo - 15 November 2018
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Budding KZN scientist wins film award

Jamila Janna is becoming an expert in snails

By Thabiso Goba and Fred Kockott - 15 November 2018
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Victory for workers at Dis-Chem

Employees who had been working through a labour broker to become permanent

By Zoë Postman - 15 November 2018
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New school bus on the cards for Cape Winelands learners

Education department also reviewing rules on provision of scholar transport for rural areas

By Barbara Maregele - 15 November 2018
Over 1000 residents protest along Southern Bypass Street in Vredenburg.

Vredenburg closed off as protesters demand better living conditions

Shops shut and roads blocked

By Ashraf Hendricks, Kelly Vinett and Saam Niami Jalinous - 15 November 2018
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Army has still not complied with court order, say Marievale families

Families evicted from military base say they are being harassed by soldiers

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 14 November 2018