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Services delayed, inaccessible after wave of protests in Motherwell

“This has definitely affected development in the ward” says councillor

By Joseph Chirume - 16 September 2019
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Confusion over land ownership leaves Butterworth residents in limbo

Hundreds of families without services for 12 years

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 16 September 2019
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Housing activists take City of Cape Town to court

Activists want new developments in city centre to include affordable housing

By Sandisiwe Shoba - 14 September 2019
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Protesters call on JSE companies to fund anti-violence struggle

ANC Women’s League gets frosty response in Sandton

By Zoë Postman - 13 September 2019
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Fire closes Mitchells Plain hospital

“The quick reaction time of the fire crews resulted in the fire being contained to the theater section of the hospital”

By Velani Ludidi - 13 September 2019
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CPUT students vow to continue shut down

“How can a protest allegedly in support of gender-based violence leave more casualties in its wake?” asks vice-chancellor

By Velani Ludidi - 13 September 2019
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Attacks on foreign nationals may constitute terrorism

Let’s call them what they are so that we can start to heal

By Avani Singh and Michael Power - 13 September 2019
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Glebelands: Witness testifies how he took part in attempted murder

Later he signed a peace treaty with the hostel dwellers

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 13 September 2019
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Call for more churches to become places of refuge

Methodists hold silent protest against gender based violence

By Mary-Anne Gontsana and Drew Wayland - 13 September 2019
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Grahamstown court hears application for municipality to be placed under administration

City argues that court doesn’t have jurisdiction to do that

By Lucas Nowicki - 13 September 2019
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Renovations at dilapidated Tulbagh school fast tracked

Learners taught in school hall until new classrooms are built

By Barbara Maregele - 13 September 2019
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“We need to address the massive unemployment, inequality and poverty that allow violence”

Cape Town activists march against violence

By Tariro Washinyira - 12 September 2019
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Train driver pays the price for Metrorail inefficiency

Woman driver injured when commuters stoned her cabin

By Sandisiwe Shoba - 12 September 2019
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Train derailed at Bellville station

About 20 minor injuries

By Tariro Washinyira - 12 September 2019
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“Keep our women safe” demand primary school learners

School protests against gender-based violence

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 12 September 2019
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Ten schools closed as police chase land occupiers into Strand

“No one wants to stand up for us” say occupiers

By Velani Ludidi - 12 September 2019