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Nepotism in Eastern Cape municipality to be probed

Investigation follows weeks of protests in Stutterheim

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 22 November 2018
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Residents oppose Conradie Hospital housing plan

The site, which has stood empty for 16 years, is a battleground over the future of state subsidised housing in Cape Town

By Kelly Vinett - 22 November 2018
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No services - but it’s better than a backyard, say shack dwellers

“It was a constant struggle to pay rent”

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 22 November 2018
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Support for men accused of vigilante murder in Lusikisiki

“We are waging a war on crime”

By Sibahle Siqathule - 22 November 2018
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Bo-Kaap residents claim victory as construction crane leaves

Charges dropped against the four protesters arrested in earlier protest

By Ashraf Hendricks - 21 November 2018
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Buffalo City employees on strike for better pay

Workers in East London want City manager to step down

By Chris Gilili - 21 November 2018
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Struggle to rebuild after fire destroys Khayelitsha children’s home

SAPS says an arrest has been made and an arson investigation is underway

By Thembela Ntongana - 21 November 2018
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Cape Town Civic Centre locked down during MyCiTi protest

City says it cannot insource aggrieved employees

By Tariro Washinyira - 21 November 2018
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Activists lose bid to stop coal mine

Interdict application to halt operations at the Somkhele coal mine thrown out with costs

By Fred Kockott - 21 November 2018
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Only one in four children lives with both parents

Child Gauge report says 65% of children live in poverty

By Elsabé Brits - 21 November 2018
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Joburg’s informal traders want better spaces

New association formed to lobby for improved conditions

By Zoë Postman - 21 November 2018
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New toilets for Eastern Cape village school

16 toilets installed at Mfunalwazi Primary School

By Chris Gilili - 21 November 2018
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New black fishing association launched

Chokka fishermen complain about working conditions

By Joseph Chirume - 21 November 2018
Bo-kaap residents blocked a crane from entering during a protest against gentrification.

Bo-Kaap protesters in stand-off with crane

Four people arrested in clashes with police over new development

By Aidan Jones and Ashraf Hendricks - 20 November 2018
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Inside the Pietermaritzburg mortuary where workers are on a go-slow

GroundUp found corpses piled up and decomposing

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 20 November 2018
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10 taps for 1,000 families in Wallacedene

Broken drains, blocked toilets, filthy water in the streets

By Vincent Lali - 20 November 2018