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Pay R4 if you want to use the toilet at Home Affairs

Security guards at Cofimvaba in the Eastern Cape demand money from people who need the toilet

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 24 September 2018
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“My house smells like a toilet”

City of Cape Town’s janitorial programme has left Siyahlala and other informal settlements unserviced for over a year

By Vincent Lali - 24 September 2018
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Gwede Mantashe to meet Xolobeni residents opposed to mining

But residents sceptical of his intentions

By Kimberly Reynolds - 21 September 2018

No progress for the “rainbow nation” without redress, says artist

In Things we lost in the Rainbow, artist Athi-Patra Ruga tries to reclaim the spaces from which he and many others have been historically exiled

By Ashraf Hendricks - 21 September 2018
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Residents of Marikana informal settlement left in the dark

A year after High Court ordered City of Cape Town to buy the land but the matter is still in court

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 21 September 2018
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Zimbabwean teachers in SA unpaid for months

Western Cape Education Department says Home Affairs is to blame

By Tariro Washinyira - 21 September 2018
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Asylum seekers say officials keep their passports until they buy tickets to Zimbabwe

But bus ticket operators will usually not issue a cross-border ticket if the passenger does not show a passport

By Ray Mwareya - 21 September 2018
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Sea Point security company in court over provident fund contributions

Proexec owners say they are cash-strapped and unable to pay

By Barbara Maregele - 20 September 2018
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Why is there so much conflict between Abahlali and the state?

Scarcity of houses is just one part of a problem that has its roots in the province’s 1990s violence

By Christopher Clark - 20 September 2018
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14 arrests in Eastern Cape taxi protest

“A bullet missed me. I felt it passing my face”

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik and Yamkela Ntshongwana - 20 September 2018
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Sun City prisoners accuse staff of cheating them out of canteen money

Inmates say attempts to open fraud case blocked

By Ciaran Ryan - 20 September 2018
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City of Cape Town fails to explain R140m property sale bungle

But there is a solution that can benefit the city’s residents

By Daneel Knoetze - 20 September 2018
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Zandspruit residents march for better policing

Johannesburg community warns of vigilante action if situation doesn’t improve

By Zoë Postman - 19 September 2018
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Wheelchair users demand better transport

City’s Dial-a-Ride service criticised for being pricey

By Thembela Ntongana - 19 September 2018
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Taxi strike disrupts social grant payments in Eastern Cape

Taxi operators claim MEC won’t listen to them

By Joseph Chirume and Chumani Mazwi - 19 September 2018
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When government is a slumlord: Pefferville’s ghastly blocks of flats

“When it’s time to vote they will come here in numbers, yet we do not get any services from them”

By Chris Gilili - 19 September 2018