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Waste reclaimers in court over right to work

City of Tshwane asked to provide land suitable not only for living but for work

By Elna Schütz - 22 January 2020
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Immigrant shop owner under police protection after looting

Spate of xenophobic violence follows murder of policeman

By Selby Nomnganga - 22 January 2020
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Children use electricity pylon as jungle gym

Residents of PE township where four children died after playing on rubbish dump call for recreational facilities

By Joseph Chirume - 22 January 2020
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Are our matric results really improving?

A close look at the statistics raises troubling questions

By Kirsten Pearson and Steve Kretzmann - 22 January 2020
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We have become mosquito food, say families living along filthy canal

Part of Gugulethu canal clogged with rubbish after employment dispute

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 22 January 2020
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Muncipality breaks its promise to fix taxi rank toilets

After six months, streams of urine still flow from broken toilets

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 22 January 2020
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Learners sent home after municipality cuts water supply to Pietermaritzburg school

School ran up bill of R2 million, says municipality

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 21 January 2020
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Taxi driver told he owes municipality R68,000 for water

Water leak outside his house has not been fixed since 2018

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 21 January 2020
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Witsand residents protest against arrest of street patrollers

12 members of patrol face charges including assault, kidnapping, and attempted murder

By Peter Luhanga - 21 January 2020
The Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries (DEFF) has conditionally approved the enormous Boulders wind farm project. Iaken from the Final Environmental Impact Assessment Report by CES (cop

Huge West Coast wind farm approved

But conditions include a revised environmental management plan and site layout

By John Yeld - 21 January 2020
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Protesters shut clinic in Pietermaritzburg

Willowfontein residents demand municipality keeps promise to fix road

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 21 January 2020
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City of Cape Town refuses to say how many shacks were demolished at the weekend

Zweledinga informal settlement in Khayelitsha destroyed

By Vincent Lali - 21 January 2020

Three months after they move in, family’s RDP house burns down

Fire in Wallacedene destroys 85 homes

By Mosima Rafapa - 20 January 2020
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Experts lukewarm on exams in isiXhosa and Sesotho

Support for policy but concerns with implementation

By Lucas Nowicki - 20 January 2020
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Home Affairs blocked my ID, says Free State man

Nathi Lepelesana used his ID to vote in SA elections. Now he’s been told he’s a Lesotho citizen

By Tariro Washinyira - 20 January 2020
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Court decision is major victory for Eastern Cape learners

Makhanda High Court declares new school admission policy unconstitutional

By Geoffrey Allsop - 20 January 2020