Family of child crushed by stormwater pipe says municipality is responsible

Six-year-old Phawu Mandiyase was playing with his friend when the incident occured

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20 January 2021

Police probe use of water cannon against social grant applicants

SASSA admits it’s in “crisis mode”

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20 January 2021

Edendale hospital loses nine staff to Covid-19 in one week, says NEHAWU

“You ask yourself who is next and it is scary”

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19 January 2021

Families affected by dam construction are unhappy with state’s compensation

Water and Sanitation department says offers were fair

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19 January 2021

Covid-19 beach closures hit small businesses in Plettenberg Bay

Plett Tourism says tourism has dropped by half

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19 January 2021

Covid-19: Has the alcohol ban helped?

A study at Groote Schuur Hospital suggests it has freed up much-needed beds

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19 January 2021

Teachers are the unsung heroes of the Covid-19 pandemic

Extra hours, extra classes, WhatsApp calls into the night: it’s the teachers who listened and nurtured and cared

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19 January 2021

Covid-19: this second wave is relentless, say paramedics

“This virus has totally changed the way that we work”

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18 January 2021

Their mother died in 2018. Since then this family of five has survived on child support grants

There are over 30,000 child headed households in South Africa

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18 January 2021

Judges told to apologise for taking too long over judgments

“We are unanimous that the gravity of their misconduct demands that we impose a sanction,” says Judicial Services Commission

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18 January 2021

Will vaccines eradicate SARS-CoV-2?

Scientists predict the virus will be with us for the long-run - but as just another common cold

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18 January 2021

Premier Winde calls on President Ramaphosa to intervene in SASSA crisis

This comes after police opened a water cannon on people queueing for grants in Bellville

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15 January 2021

Social grants: the young men who make a living queuing for others

Sometimes knives are drawn as “agents” fight for their place in the Covid-19 grant queue

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15 January 2021

Covid-19: School opening delayed

Learners to return on 15 February but teachers will go back earlier

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15 January 2021

Unemployed fire victims can’t afford to rebuild their homes

National Department of Human Settlements Rapid Response Team to visit Overcome on Friday to find a solution

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15 January 2021

A pandemic is no time for austerity, says vaccine coalition

People’s Vaccine Campaign demands participation in government plan

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15 January 2021