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N2 highway blocked as Butterworth residents protest over water

Protesters want President Ramaphosa to intervene

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 13 February 2020
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Archbishop: 2020 to be the year of the orange jumpsuit

Civil society rallies against state capture

By Tariro Washinyira - 13 February 2020
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“From the streets, to Hanover Park, to Artscape”

There will be one performance only of the play Don’t Miss Your Turning Point at Artscape on Saturday

By Ashraf Hendricks - 13 February 2020
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Wits management, SRC reach agreement on student registration and accommodation

R2 million will be allocated towards sourcing additional beds

By Gaby Ndongo - 12 February 2020
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Deaf children must wait, says Eastern Cape Department of Education

School gutted by fire won’t be fixed until 2023-4

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 12 February 2020

Residents to take municipality to court over water meters

Witzenberg municipality accused of denying indigent grants to residents who refuse to install water management devices

By Barbara Maregele - 12 February 2020
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Fire victims relocated to waterlogged site

Survivors of a devastating blaze in December say the site they were relocated to is unsuitable and unserviced

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 12 February 2020
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Informal settlements can be better planned

Re-blocking by NGOs is very different from “super-blocking” by local governments, argues Professor Steven Robins

By Steven Robins - 12 February 2020
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Peace Village residents target funeral processions to protest about road

The protest tactic has worked before in Uitenhage

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 11 February 2020
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Western Cape school strained by swelling numbers

Masibambane High has 407 learners in one grade alone

By Vincent Lali - 11 February 2020
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Information on mining applications should be public, Xolobeni activists tell court

Mining company opposes application by Amadiba Crisis Committee

By Zoë Postman - 11 February 2020

Families in path of new road live in limbo

Since 2017, 33 families in Mushongo Ville have been expecting to be relocated

By Bernard Chiguvare - 11 February 2020
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Parents shut down five North West schools

Police fired rubber bullets to disperse protesters and the education circuit manager had to be escorted out of the area

By Mosima Rafapa - 10 February 2020
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Schools threaten legal action over “dump”

“The Pietermaritzburg landfill could be an economic opportunity instead of an environmental nightmare”

By Fatima Khan and Matthew Hattingh - 10 February 2020
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Activists condemn PRASA appointment

Themba Camane was involved in botched Siyangena deal

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 10 February 2020
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Protesters say councillor’s office will remain closed until their toilets are cleaned

Uitenhage residents say seven toilets for 500 people are “full of faeces” and unusable

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 10 February 2020