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Village without tap water for two years

District municipality blames drought for the plight of villagers in Cofimvaba

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 21 June 2019
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Court ruling will legalise dependents of asylum seekers

Scalabrini Centre hails court order as life-changing for refugees

By Tariro Washinyira - 20 June 2019

Prisoner denied access to laptop for studies takes authorities to court

Correctional services say his computer is a security risk

By Zoë Postman - 20 June 2019
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Rush to spend infrastructure millions in Uitenhage

Councillor says protest action has prevented municipality from fixing roads

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 20 June 2019
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Students march to NSFAS offices with list of complaints

But administrator says the student fee scheme is working much better now

By Velani Ludidi - 19 June 2019
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Alexandra residents protest in Sandton over state of township

“We want to burn our tyres here so that these streets can look like the streets of Alexandra”

By Zoë Postman - 19 June 2019
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Uitenhage public works employees want permanent jobs

Payslips printed on the back of lotto tickets

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 19 June 2019
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The right to die with dignity

We need to change our law

By Lee-Anne Bruce and Sheena Swemmer - 19 June 2019
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The Cape’s plants are dying out – and local authorities need citizens’ help

Study shows 40 species have gone extinct since 1900

By Sarah Wild - 19 June 2019
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Reappointed for a third term: Learners tell Motshekga to get it right this time

Equal Education stages mock swearing-in ceremony in Pretoria for Minister of Basic Education

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 19 June 2019
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Heritage body pushes Woodstock developers back

Plans for luxury apartment block put on hold

By Steve Kretzmann - 18 June 2019
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Hermanus evictions: hearing postponed

Community leader denies municipality’s claim that some households earn R17,000

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 18 June 2019
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300 homes share eight pit toilets

Shackdwellers in Polar Park and Tyampolo, East London, are not even on housing waiting lists

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 18 June 2019
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Mdantsane residents close down ANC ward councillor’s office

Councillor Ntombizodwa Gamnca laughs off allegations that she is involved in dodgy housing deals

By Lisekho Madikane and Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 18 June 2019
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Domestic workers want to be covered for occupational injuries

Workers protest outside Parliament; wave feather dusters and mops

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 17 June 2019
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Township basketball teams celebrate Youth Day at the CTICC

The two-day Youth Day Classic Basketball Tournament kicked off on 16 June with about 800 youngsters

By Tariro Washinyira - 17 June 2019