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JSC in spotlight for slow adjudication of complaints against two judges

One complaint alleges state capture. The other alleges racism and sexism.
By Barbara Maregele - 23 August 2019
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Limpopo villagers demand compensation before relocation for road

New tar road will cut through three homesteads in Thohoyandou

By Bernard Chiguvare - 23 August 2019
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Small business owners shut down civil engineering project in Uitenhage

The group is demanding 30% of the value of an erosion control contract

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 23 August 2019
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Court orders hundreds of Kraaifontein farm dwellers to be relocated to Philippi

“The judgment doesn’t understand the reality confronting the people of Klein Akker Farm” says community leader

By Vincent Lali - 23 August 2019
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Small-scale farmers demand access to land

“Our animals graze in yards and graveyards because there is no land for us”

By Joseph Chirume - 23 August 2019
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Unions march against crime in Motherwell

“Residents are only quick to blow whistles when they want to protest, but fail to blow the same whistle when they see criminals” says police colonel

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 22 August 2019
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Equality Court prohibits display of old South African flag

Old flag should only be displayed for “genuine artistic, academic or journalistic expression in the public interest”

By Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti - 22 August 2019
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Army protects Eskom workers in Khayelitsha

“The army is here to intimidate us” says Qandu-qandu informal settlement resident

By Velani Ludidi - 22 August 2019
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Residents say Peace Village is a “pigsty”

Raw sewage bubbles up in yards and runs in the streets of RDP housing project in Uitenhage

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 22 August 2019
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Tensions between communities reach “boiling point” over electricity in Port Elizabeth

Mayor Bobani promises electrification of informal settlements and removal of all illegal connections

By Joseph Chirume - 22 August 2019
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Farm workers say Oak Valley housing arrangements are racist

But farm retorts that its living conditions are humane

By Tariro Washinyira - 21 August 2019
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“Our area is over 120 years old but still we have no electricity, houses, and roads”

PE residents barricade roads because of housing delivery failures

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 21 August 2019
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College students protest against 80% attendance policy

Students claim that late payments of NSFAS allowances caused them to miss classes

By Thamsanqa Mbovane and Lucas Nowicki - 21 August 2019
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Concourt ruling on labour tenants sends message on government inefficiency

Appointing a special master to assist the Department of Rural Development and Land Reform is not judicial overreach

By Zoë Postman and Wilmien Wicomb - 21 August 2019
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Eastern Cape village fights for its school

Children and teachers learn at the risk of the ceiling falling on them

By Johnnie Isaac - 21 August 2019
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Hundreds stranded by roadside after massive farm eviction in Kraaifontein

Evictees say all their possessions were seized

By Vincent Lali - 21 August 2019