Video: How do we know vaccines work?

And how do we know some medicines don’t?

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22 September 2021

Court victory for blind people after 11-year battle

The “book famine” is over as Copyright Act declared unconstitutional

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21 September 2021

Pigeons are taking over classrooms at this crumbling Gqeberha school

Some classrooms in Arcadia Senior Secondary have no electricity, the roof leaks, and science and computer studies have been suspended because of vandalism

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21 September 2021

Taps dry for three weeks in rural KwaZulu-Natal

Residents of Emakhabeleni say their water supply has been on and off since 2018

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21 September 2021

Patrollers say MK “veterans” duped them about PRASA jobs

PRASA has failed to clarify the situation

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21 September 2021

Post Office workers face uncertain future

SAPO can no longer pay retirement fund or medical aid contributions

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21 September 2021

Unemployed and desperate: Over 100 people sleep outside labour office

Makhado labour office only has two staff members

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21 September 2021

A tale of two prisoners: Juane Jacobs and Jacob Zuma

Juane Jacobs is a prisoner at Leeuwkop in Johannesburg. He is extremely ill but he has been denied medical parole. Are double standards being used to determine who gets medical parole in South African correctional facilities?

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21 September 2021

700 shacks demolished by Makhado municipality using an interim court order

Land occupiers say the municipality broke its 2018 promise to build them RDP houses and now it is auctioning off the land

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20 September 2021

How to buy an affordable home in the Western Cape

Finance Linked Individual Subsidy will no longer be dependent on bond approval

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20 September 2021

Komape family wins court battle seven years after their son drowned in a pit toilet

State must provide court with reports every six months with details of steps taken to eradicate pit toilets

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17 September 2021

Banking glitch triggers health workers’ strike in Eastern Cape

Department of Health promises employees will get salary within hours

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17 September 2021

Elections 2021: Plettenberg Bay has had no functioning council for months

For how long the Bitou municipality can function with a hung council remains to be seen

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17 September 2021

Not such a dirty business: Two Diepsloot entrepreneurs create jobs from rubbish

Diepsloot in Johannesburg has become a dumping ground for rubbish. Parts of the township look unsightly. But two residents are turning a messy situation into a job-creation opportunity that removes rubbish.

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17 September 2021

There have been nearly 1,200 shack fires in Cape Town this year, claiming over 80 lives

The City used to provide kits swiftly for fire victims but the end of a grant means that SASSA has taken this over, and help comes much slower

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16 September 2021

Mother pleads with strained Dial-a-Ride service to help get her daughter to school

Her daughter is among thousands of people on the City-run service’s waiting list

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16 September 2021