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Fix our gravel roads or we won’t vote, community tells mayor

Magwala villagers in the Eastern Cape say their roads have not been fixed for 19 years

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 25 March 2019
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Residents burn down Alra Park police station

Claims of race discrimination in housing allocation

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 25 March 2019
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Midrand crèche has community support but needs cash

An informal early childhood development centre has closed due to a lack of funds

By Zoë Postman - 25 March 2019
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Asylum seeker battles because of Home Affairs’ spelling mistake

Refugee Yanke Tonga Gillis says he has tried unsuccessfully to get the spelling of his name corrected

By Tariro Washinyira - 25 March 2019
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From security guard to successful pig farmer

Cape Town woman started with just three pigs

By Velani Ludidi - 25 March 2019
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Refugee children turned away by Cape schools

Immigrant parents battle red tape to get their kids in school

By Tariro Washinyira - 22 March 2019
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Give us water not toilets, say Newcastle residents

Manzana settlement resorts to illegal connections

By Sibusiso Mdlalose - 22 March 2019
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Pietermaritzburg community gripped by fear as witnesses and police are murdered

“These murders are done by people who are known”

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 22 March 2019
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Human Rights Day protesters demand better housing

Activist calls for investigation into EThekwini Municipality officials, while in Cape Town Reclaim the City occupied a golf course

By Musa Binda and GroundUp Staff - 21 March 2019
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Protesters extort cash and goods from immigrant shopkeepers

“I always give them two litres of paraffin for burning tyres during protests”

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 21 March 2019
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GROUNDVIEW: Cyril Ramaphosa wants to fix PRASA. Here’s what he needs to do

Metrorail broke down because of state capture

By GroundUp Staff - 21 March 2019
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Lottery has to do more with less

R2 billion distributed in 2017/18, but revenue not keeping up with demand for funding

By Raymond Joseph - 21 March 2019
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Farm workers march to Parliament demanding moratorium on evictions

Call for President Cyril Ramaphosa to keep promise he made in 2014

By Ashraf Hendricks - 20 March 2019
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Cape Flats residents protest for houses

Protesters demanded to see MEC Bonginkosi Madikizela, and then burnt tyres when he did not address them

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 20 March 2019
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Radical new housing deal proposed to break apartheid barriers

City of Cape Town could use its golf courses and bowling greens for low cost housing, says report

By Steve Kretzmann - 20 March 2019
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Australian mining manager sued an employee for R200k. The court awarded him R200.

Mineral Commodities responds to GroundUp article

By GroundUp Staff - 20 March 2019