Endless court postponements deny justice to poor people

Trial of protesters arrested in Lenasia drags on for six years and counting

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Opinion | 29 June 2022

Residents have been without running water for eight months in this town

The Madibeng mayor told protesters that the municipality is broke and can’t pay back its more than R200-million debt to the City of Tshwane.

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Brief | 28 June 2022

Hundreds march through city centre to kick off Durban Pride

Organisers call for better support and protection for victims of hate crimes, especially in townships

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Photo Essay | 28 June 2022

Over 500 Eastern Cape health workers down tools

Nurses want rural allowance. Patients at six hospitals and clinics in the Raymond Mhlaba Local Municipality wait for hours.

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News | 28 June 2022

Dismissed, determined doper loses court bid to be reinstated

Being fired for using cannabis is not unfair discrimination, court rules

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Law | 28 June 2022

Exploitation of refugee security guards is rife, says legal organisation

Security companies often ignore Labour Court orders

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News | 28 June 2022

SIU freezes mansion of former lottery chair

Under Alfred Nevhutanda’s tenure as chairperson of the Lottery board there was grand-scale corruption

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News | 27 June 2022

Broken toilets are a big problem across Cape Town’s townships

In a Khayelitsha neighbourhood, it’s so bad that instead of using the City-supplied toilets, people are defecating in buckets and throwing the waste in a field

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News | 27 June 2022

Man accused of sexual predation loses defamation case

Court found that report to police accusing the man was not done in bad faith

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Law | 27 June 2022

Yeoville Market fire was a xenophobic attack, say activists and stall owners

Many immigrant entrepreneurs lost their livelihoods in the fire

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News | 24 June 2022

Two years later: Over a thousand crèches still not paid Covid relief funds

“We are now in 2022 and not even 60% have been paid” says ECD principal

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News | 24 June 2022

Limpopo villagers have to buy water with their social grants

Two years ago the water situation in Mtititi was dire. Now it’s even worse

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News | 24 June 2022

Fort Beaufort Provincial Hospital is a health hazard

Eastern Cape Department of Labour issues an Occupational Health and Safety probation notice

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News | 24 June 2022

Taxi drivers refuse to go to dangerous Cape Town township

“Community members and safety forums in Philippi must stand up and demand more police visibility” says taxi association

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News | 24 June 2022

Wealthy Durban businessman fails to keep R5.5-million out of reach of his estranged wife

Court rules against man who transferred money to a British Virgin Islands trust during the divorce trial

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Law | 24 June 2022

Social movement rocked by corruption allegations

Leader of Social Justice Coalition fails to explain expenditure on what appear to be personal items

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News | 23 June 2022