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More train stations vandalised after jobs threatened

At least five train stations and substations in Gauteng have been hit by vandalism, theft and burning in the past week

By Zoë Postman - 22 November 2019
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Land activists march through Sea Point ahead of court case

City wants to sell the Tafelberg property to a private school developer, but Reclaim the City want it for affordable housing

By Madison Yauger - 22 November 2019
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The grim life of a Philippi farm worker

But farmers say they too are struggling

By Barbara Maregele - 22 November 2019
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From plastic bottle to … plastic bottle: how Cape Town recycles

90% of South Africa’s waste is not recycled

By Drew Wayland - 22 November 2019
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“We do not have streets, but during elections you will find big black cars driving between our shacks”

Mdantsane shackdwellers’ fight for toilets and housing

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 22 November 2019
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Nelson Mandela Bay is drowning in rubbish

Garbage piling up in spite of clean-up programme

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 22 November 2019
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Picket at Saldanha Steel over plant closure

“Despite what the company says, we will not give up”

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 21 November 2019
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Some clinics reopen after closing for three days during security strike

Strike by Phiko Security guards in Motherwell is not over

By Joseph Chirume - 21 November 2019
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Concern over unclean conditions at initiation schools

Forum launches initiation season in Nelson Mandela Bay claiming no deaths since 2016

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 21 November 2019
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RDP housing is at a snail’s pace in Eastern Cape

Construction companies blame government budget constraints

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik and Yamkela Ntshongwana - 21 November 2019
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Makana residents blame municipality for filthy dump site

Children play in the rubbish, say residents

By Lucas Nowicki - 21 November 2019
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Healthy baby for Shoprite cashier who was assaulted while pregnant

Video of assault shocked SA

By Velani Ludidi - 21 November 2019
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Thieves steal children’s musical instruments from Khayelitsha school

Trumpets, saxophones, trombones and keyboards taken from a container store

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 21 November 2019
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Dispute over electrification in Tembisa

Land occupiers say they are being excluded from the project

By Zoë Postman - 21 November 2019
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Social Development asks for extension to clear foster care grant backlog

The battle to resolve the huge backlog dates back to 2011

By Karabo Mafolo - 20 November 2019
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Eleventh-hour delay in court case involving King Goodwill Zwelithini

Zulu royal land trust is accused of “extorting” millions from rural residents

By Tony Carnie - 20 November 2019