Photo of unfinished old age home

Mystery Limpopo outfit gets multi-million rand Lottery contract for old age home in Mpumalanga

Facility, which is unfinished after two years, is in Lottery COO’s village
By Raymond Joseph - 6 December 2019
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Nelson Mandela Bay admits to “serious infrastructure problems”

Communities have been complaining of recurring blockages and overflowing sewage

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 6 December 2019
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Families living in classrooms for 18 years to be relocated

The Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality says they will be moved in January

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 6 December 2019
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Help, my eviction date is tomorrow and I don’t know what to do!

If you don’t prepare, you might find yourself and your belongings on the street

By Shaun Russell - 6 December 2019
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Court rules that child offenders, victims and witnesses may not be named - even in adulthood

Parliament given 24 months to correct Criminal Procedure Act

By Tania Broughton - 5 December 2019
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Extinction Rebellion urges Environment Minister to declare climate emergency

“This is the time for you to act”, Creecy told

By Madison Yauger - 5 December 2019
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Mbalula a no-show at meeting with #UniteBehind

“Commuting to and from work has become a matter of life and death” says commuter activist group

By Ashraf Hendricks - 5 December 2019
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Government must do more than talk about the water crisis

The solution for the Sekhukhune District Municipality’s waterless villages is obvious

By Ariella Scher - 5 December 2019
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Pietermaritzburg families burying their loved ones at home as cemeteries fill up

Municipality now using pathways in cemetery for graves

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 5 December 2019
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Evidence of IPID cover-up mounts, but Joemat-Pettersson declines to act

Auditor-General warned police watchdog against manipulating statistics in 2017

By Daneel Knoetze - 5 December 2019
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How we internalise stigma and shame

Biko’s legacy can help us recognise the invader within

By Edwin Cameron - 4 December 2019
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Opposition to City of Cape Town’s business park plan

The City wants to turn part of the Racing Park into emergency housing units

By Peter Luhanga - 4 December 2019
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Osizweni residents cry foul on road construction jobs

Their names were drawn, but they never got the promised work

By Sibusiso Mdlalose - 4 December 2019
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At last! Toilets for Sidubi Poort Junior Secondary School

Lecturer read GroundUp story and contacted donors

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 4 December 2019
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Motshekga gets poor rating from Equal Education after six months

“People’s appraisal” held outside minister’s Pretoria office

By Zoë Postman - 3 December 2019
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Immigrant child barred from school for lack of documents

School’s action directly contradicts instructions of ministers of Home Affairs and of Basic Education

By Tariro Washinyira - 3 December 2019