Philippi informal settlement residents say they are the “forgotten” community of Cape Town

The City says it is unable to assist because their shacks are on private land

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23 November 2021

Is this the approach to addiction that South Africa needs?

Free, community-based service offers individual support

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23 November 2021

Young gardeners are building a fynbos corridor across the Cape Flats

Greenpop’s project aims to “bring Kirstenbosch” to schools

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22 November 2021

Eastern Cape women abandon vegetable gardens to collect scrap for cash

“Everything here in Qunu has collapsed after Madiba passed away”

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22 November 2021

Concourt gives man go-ahead to file late road accident claim

Koos Jacobs was unable to lodge his claim within the prescribed three years due to mental incapacity from his injuries

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19 November 2021

“We rely on dams and crocodile-infested rivers for water”

Limpopo villagers with limited access to water picket at Union Buildings on Thursday

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19 November 2021

Post office, SASSA office, library and community centre have all closed down in Madiba’s hometown

Unpaid electricity bills and armed robberies have collapsed Qunu’s multi-purpose community centre

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19 November 2021

Activists demand Basic Income Grant

Protesters march on National Treasury after budget last week

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18 November 2021

Loadshedding causes social grant backlogs

SASSA says staff are manually filling out applications

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18 November 2021

New Covid treatments might be slow to arrive in SA

Two new pills show promising results but there’s no certainty on their availability here

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18 November 2021

Race against the clock to meet court deadline to move railway families

Court ruled that families living along the railway line in Langa must be shown new site four weeks before being moved

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18 November 2021

CPS has still not revealed how much profit it made from social grants contract

Seven months after Constitutional Court order to supply documents, liquidators apply to delay further

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18 November 2021

Immigrants in JHB claim they are being denied health care

Public interest law centre considers legal action against Gauteng health department’s latest “xenophobic” policies

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17 November 2021

JHB neighbourhoods battle without water

Water supplying company says it’s relying on residents without access to call them so a tanker can be dispatched

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17 November 2021

Attacks, stock theft, shrinking pastures, drought and a lack of vets: Eastern Cape horse owners in dire straits

As government prioritises food production, horse farmers are left out

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17 November 2021