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Hundreds left homeless by Pietermartizburg tornado struggle to pick up their lives

“We have no food”

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 18 November 2019
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The difficult life of Marikana sex workers

Working on an open plot, the women are often raped or robbed

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 18 November 2019
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Murder, rape and torture by police officers. Did IPID even investigate?

IPID used a category called “special closure” to close hundreds of such cases

By Daneel Knoetze - 18 November 2019
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Greenmarket Square traders ask government to address refugee situation

Some traders on the square have closed up shop because their business has been disrupted

By Madison Yauger - 15 November 2019
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PE street cleaners protest, demand backpay

They claim they weren’t paid for August

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 15 November 2019
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Refugees physically attack archbishop and Chris Nissen in Methodist church

Leadership justifies violence

By Karabo Mafolo and Madison Yauger - 15 November 2019
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RDP houses torched after evictions in Fynbos

Clashes erupted between occupiers of homes and those claiming to be the legitimate housing beneficiaries

By Johnnie Isaac - 15 November 2019
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Inmate alleging torture at Leeuwkop disputes psychiatrist’s report

The court case will resume on 11 May 2020

By Zoë Postman - 15 November 2019
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Eastern Cape karate champ has no sponsors to get to world tournament

Litha Mtalalisi needs R20,000 to join the SA team going to Kazakhstan

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 15 November 2019
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Toddlers abandoned in room for almost five days

Unclear why authorities took long to respond

By Anton van Zyl and Bernard Chiguvare - 15 November 2019
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Unions at odds with each other over supermarket’s wage increase

Workers from a minority union are picketing a store in Louis Trichardt, but the majority union wants nothing to do with it

By Bernard Chiguvare - 15 November 2019
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Borehole brings relief to KZN school

Jamiatul Ulama KZN and Gift of the Givers gives Mcoseleli Secondary and the Maqongqo community a new borehole

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 15 November 2019
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Man dies in agony after ambulance takes ten hours to arrive

Partner of deceased says operator told her to “learn to wait”

By Zakithi Dlamini - 15 November 2019
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Western Cape government confronts City of Cape Town over “appalling unhygienic” conditions in Dunoon

City says it has “a service delivery obligation but is not itself the cause of the pollution”

By Peter Luhanga - 14 November 2019
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Site C residents demand a police station

“We had a mobile police station about three years ago, which disappeared a year ago”

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 14 November 2019
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Dams empty in Eastern Cape

The Gcuwa and all dams supplying Butterworth and surrounding areas are dry

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 14 November 2019