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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
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A year after Hermanus unrest, land occupation unresolved

Residents occupying private land in Schulphoek to oppose eviction in court on Tuesday

By Tariro Washinyira - 17 June 2019
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Desperation as men and women looking for work on the roadside say they will “do anything” for money

Scramble for part-time work in Brakpan

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 17 June 2019

South African youth take to the streets over climate change

Hundreds protest in Johannesburg and Cape Town

By Zoë Postman and Ashraf Hendricks - 14 June 2019
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Shack dwellers’ homes demolished and possessions burnt

Land occupiers to take eThekwini Municipality to court for “criminal” act

By Musa Binda - 14 June 2019
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Crime prevention volunteers in KZN vow to fight termination of contracts

MEC’s private sector plan criticised

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 14 June 2019
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70-year-old shackdweller gets R18,581 water bill

City of Cape Town says residents of informal settlements are not charged for water

By Vincent Lali - 14 June 2019

Mother gave up her sick child because she lives in a shack without services

Nomaphelo Nomala says her only wish in life is to have her four-year-old daughter live with her

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 14 June 2019
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Western Cape seniors taste benefits of Ikamva Labantu clubs

Confidence returns as elderly enjoy activities, company and affirmation

By Tariro Washinyira - 14 June 2019
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Health workers sit in at PE clinic following attack on nurse

Health department says it cannot deploy security guards into a room where confidential consultations take place

By Joseph Chirume - 13 June 2019
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Vehicles torched as Philippi East residents demand toilets

Siyangena settlement without water and toilets after more than a year, raising flags about sanitation and safety

By Velani Ludidi - 13 June 2019