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Red Ants demolish 110 shacks in Dunoon

About 500 land occupiers lose their homes

By Peter Luhanga - 25 April 2019
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President Ramaphosa should sign Copyright Amendment bill

Freedom of Panorama provision will help put more South African related content onto Wikipedia

By Douglas Scott - 25 April 2019
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Former Sasol Coal miners claim more than R80 million for coal-related illnesses

Company says it took reasonable measures and the period for claims has expired

By Ciaran Ryan - 25 April 2019
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Pigs feed in Ramaphosa Village graveyard

Tender challenge leaves Kouga Municipality cemeteries unfenced

By Joseph Chirume - 25 April 2019
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Hundreds march in Cape Town for National Health Insurance

Protesters visit ten private health facilities to highlight unequal access to health care

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 24 April 2019
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Buy or expropriate the land, Marikana shack dwellers tell City

“In a big and beautiful city like Cape Town I don’t expect this kind of life”

By Tariro Washinyira - 24 April 2019
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Protest after informal settlement flooded in Durban

Councillor promises to act after residents call for disaster relief

By Musa Binda - 24 April 2019
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Train arson suspect sent for psychiatric assessment

Court case postponed until 2 May

By Barbara Maregele - 24 April 2019
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Evicted families stuck in Paarl caravan park for a year

Municipality says its emergency housing project was halted by community resistance

By Barbara Maregele - 24 April 2019
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Athlone arts hub shuts its doors

Closure follows collapse of Catholic Welfare and Development

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 24 April 2019
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Strand protesters threaten to disrupt elections

Protest follows picket by property owners last week

By Velani Ludidi - 24 April 2019
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We’re lucky to be alive, says Durban flood survivor

Xolani Ngubo’s shack collapsed on him and his family while they were sleeping

By Musa Binda - 23 April 2019
Praymore Mwarumba was staying Ngangu in Chumanimani when Cyclone Idai hit.  When the first light arrived Mwarumba immediately started helping.

The everyday heroes of Cyclone Idai

Zimbabwe’s people helped as best they could

By Steve Kretzmann - 23 April 2019
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Train arson suspect in court on Wednesday

Western Cape has increased its available train sets from 39 in December 2018 to 56 currently

By Barbara Maregele, Kristine Liao and Tariro Washinyira - 23 April 2019
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Three judges reported to Judicial Service Commission

Judges Anton van Zyl, Siraj Desai, and Jacqueline Henriques nailed for late judgments

By Kristine Liao - 23 April 2019
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100-year-old man waiting 22 years for a house

“It would make our last few years on earth easier if we got a house”

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 23 April 2019