Photo of a woman showing a burnt shack

Day care centre rebuilt after fire - for the fifth time

“I just need the municipality to assist me rebuild,” says principal

By Chris Gilili - 19 October 2018
Photo of an informal settlement

Land occupiers in Philippi want City to buy Oasis land

Oasis Crescent Property mum on future of occupation

By Bernard Chiguvare - 19 October 2018
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Eastern Cape villagers must wait two months or walk miles to clinics

With only three mobile clinics to serve 93 places in Intsika Yethu, weekly visits are not possible

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik and Yamkela Ntshongwana - 19 October 2018
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Workers stand in solidarity with MyCiTi bus strikers

Brett Herron criticises unprotected strike

By Tariro Washinyira - 18 October 2018
Hundreds protest for better services including a police station and civic centre in Atlantis.

Mayhem in Atlantis over building of community hall

Rubber bullets fired and shop looted

Text by Kim Reynolds. Photos by Ashraf Hendricks. - 18 October 2018
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State loses bid to postpone coal mining hearing

Court dismisses application with punitive costs

By John Yeld - 18 October 2018
Photo of burning clinic

Stutterheim protesters burn municipal offices and clinic over lack of jobs

“Unfortunately the clinic mistakenly burnt down but it was never the plan”

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 18 October 2018
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ZimBollar: A guide to Zimbabwe’s black market

In only two months an anonymous Twitter account has grown to over 21,000 followers

By Ray Mwareya - 18 October 2018
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Gang violence forces temporary shutdown of clinic in Port Elizabeth

Police secure the area

By Joseph Chirume - 18 October 2018
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Pensions of more than 80,000 security guards at risk

More than 300 cases are currently being fought in court against employers

By Barbara Maregele - 18 October 2018
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At last a foster care grant for Newcastle family

Uncle’s year-long wait is over

By Sibusiso Mdlalose - 18 October 2018
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Young, broke and in debt

“Acquiring credit is easy and tempting”

By Nomfundo Xolo - 18 October 2018
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Workers vow to continue with MyCiTi bus strike

NUMSA says strike “hijacked” by EFF

By Tariro Washinyira - 17 October 2018
Photo of a classroom with learners in it

Village school has three teachers and three pit toilets for 116 learners

“It’s really tough but we battle along”

By Chris Gilili - 17 October 2018
The Pretoria High Court. Photo: Ashraf Hendricks

Court drama as state tries to force through coal mining plan

Last minute bid to change boundaries of Mpumalanga protected area

By John Yeld - 17 October 2018
Photo of a group of people sitting in a passage

Disabled residents resist government plan to move them out

“If they want us gone, they must kill us, like they did Life Esidimeni”

By Nomfundo Xolo - 17 October 2018