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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
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Community stops sewage project for its schools

Pietermaritzburg residents say they want houses to get priority

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 19 September 2018

Nine-year-old circumcised at school by “mistake”

Doctor and health team suspended

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 18 September 2018