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Strand property owners protest against land occupation

Dispute over future of SANRAL land

By Velani Ludidi - 19 April 2019
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JHB manager tells SAHRC of difficulties developing Alexandra

Inquiry follows spate of protests in township

By Zoë Postman - 19 April 2019
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Family of learner killed on Metrorail suffer two more tragedies

“We were expecting great things from this child, but now he is gone”

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 18 April 2019
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Cape Town’s roadside chicken sellers

“What I love about this business is that it is outside. I’m not enclosed in a building.”

By Masixole Feni - 18 April 2019
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Housing list sparks protests in East London

Police use tear gas and rubber bullets to quell two days of demonstrations in Nompumelelo township

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 18 April 2019
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Why a high court dismissed Somali claims for asylum

But Lawyers for Human Rights disagrees with the court’s reasoning and is appealing

By Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti - 18 April 2019
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Commuters and activists occupy PRASA and ANC offices

#UniteBehind plans hunger strike on 26 April

By Kristine Liao - 17 April 2019
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Lottery recipient’s attempt to muzzle media fails - for now

Court refuses to hear urgent application from Lesley Ramulifho against GroundUp, The Citizen and Daily Dispatch

By GroundUp Staff - 17 April 2019
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Cyclone Idai: Zimbabweans rally to help each other

Citizens didn’t wait for government to organise relief effort

Text by Steve Kretzmann. Photos by Ashraf Hendricks. - 17 April 2019
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Evicted family spend three weeks on R44 roadside

“They are unemployed and in desperate need of funding so they can buy food”

By Barbara Maregele - 17 April 2019
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Residents of Ncwadi have to walk 15 km to catch a taxi

Roads are so bad the taxis won’t enter the area

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 17 April 2019
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Families left in shipping containers for 12 years

22 Langa families were moved out for a hostel upgrade in 2006

By Ella Ndongeni - 17 April 2019
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Zimbabweans leave after xenophobic attacks in Vuwani

“I miss my fellow Zimbabweans. We used to stay as a family but we are now scattered in Limpopo”

By Bernard Chiguvare - 17 April 2019
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Protesters stand in solidarity with “Gangster State” author

Activists call on ANC to recall Ace Magashule

By Kristine Liao - 16 April 2019
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Watson wind farm stopped - for now

Acting Minister upholds appeal of environmental groups

By John Yeld - 16 April 2019
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Homophobic staff at Cape Quarter coffee shop make chef’s life a misery

Bootlegger management says homophobia is unacceptable and it is rectifying the situation

By Tariro Washinyira - 16 April 2019