“We will celebrate Christmas in sewage again”

Philippi families have been struggling with overflowing drains for a year

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4 December 2020

What this municipality hadn’t done in years, Gift of the Givers did in just three days

Water quality still has to be tested, but Eastern Cape villages now have boreholes

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4 December 2020

Illegally occupied RDP houses go on sale

City of Ekurhuleni says court ordered eviction to proceed pending the end of lockdown

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4 December 2020

New surveys may shed light on SA’s Covid epidemic

But have we tested too few people, too late?

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4 December 2020

Students threaten to close Nelson Mandela University

Students say they have not received National Student Financial Aid Scheme allowances

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3 December 2020

Covid-19: Night vigil in support of principal who refused to open his school

Wesley Neumann’s disciplinary hearing starts

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3 December 2020

Appointment of new Lottery board chair delayed by three more months

Question mark over acting chair Zandile Brown who sat on the board during period of corruption allegations

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3 December 2020

Mystery of R5.5 million Lottery grant

Money never reached us, says official beneficiary

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3 December 2020

In the midst of water restrictions, clean water gushes out of taps in Uitenhage

But the municipality says it is “winning the war against leaks”

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3 December 2020

Activists demand affordable housing in Johannesburg inner city

Some landlords increased rent in some buildings by 200% during the hard lockdown, says activist

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2 December 2020

Covid-19: We are going to be very strict, Motsoaledi warns Zimbabwean travellers

Expensive test makes return to Zimbabwe unaffordable for some

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2 December 2020

Judges in shack demolition case fail to reach agreement

Matter to be reheard by three judges of the Western Cape High Court

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2 December 2020

High Court suspends measures against asylum seekers

The provisions left many asylum seekers vulnerable to being deported to countries where they would face persecution or threats to their lives

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2 December 2020

Samora Machel residents in the dark for six months

City of Cape Town says technicians need to be accompanied by police

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2 December 2020

Activists call for emergency response to violence against women

Right2Know picket outside Parliament

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1 December 2020

South Africa has the best HIV policies, report finds

Progressive policies linked to drop in new infections in Southern Africa

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1 December 2020