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Public Protector lets PRASA off the hook

But Busisiwe Mkhwebane recommends Hawks investigate destruction of records

By Steve Kretzmann - 10 June 2019
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Two years after fire, Hout Bay residents are crammed in disused buildings

City blames ongoing court case for delays in re-establishing settlement in Imizamo Yethu

By Ella Ndongeni - 10 June 2019
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Residents told not to dump rubbish illegally … but municipality fails to collect their waste

For months Uitenhage residents have had infrequent garbage collection

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 10 June 2019
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How Wynberg court is evading public scrutiny

Magistrates are ignoring Constitutional Court judgment

By Tessa Eidelman, Shaun Russell, Deena Bosch, Lumumba Chia and Ashura Easton - 10 June 2019
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After four years Willowfontein has running water again

New pump finally installed

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 10 June 2019
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City of Cape Town demolishes “illegal” roadside stalls

Councillor says stall users intended to occupy land

By Velani Ludidi - 10 June 2019
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Durban lifts ban on fishing in its harbour

Port authority says use the port at your own risk because the water has not been declared fully safe

Roving Reporters - 7 June 2019
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Herding cattle in Gauteng to send every cent possible to Lesotho

Kopano Lekau works seven days a week as a herdsman to earn R2,000 a month

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 7 June 2019
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Call to bolster independence of prisons watchdog

“A watchdog body which is understaffed and unable to do what it’s meant to do”

By Barbara Maregele - 7 June 2019
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Community clean up turns waste into arts and crafts

Clean My Space initiative in Khayelitsha has ballooned to 180 members

Text by Mary-Anne Gontsana. Photos by Masixole Feni. - 7 June 2019
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Political spat over ‘leak’ at city council chambers in Port Elizabeth

Water running from council chambers for weeks

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 7 June 2019
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EFF defends call for land occupations

Party called to testify at Alexandra inquiry

By Zoë Postman - 7 June 2019
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Shareholders force board shake-up in Aussie mining company

More than 25% of MRC shareholders voted twice against remuneration packages for directors

By John Yeld - 7 June 2019
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Community safety volunteers demand jobs in KZN

Department of Community Safety and Liaison has R33 million budget for volunteers

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 6 June 2019
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More charges being brought against Mthuthuzeli Swartz

Former PRASA executive’s case postponed till August

By Joseph Chirume - 6 June 2019
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Security guards demand employment from PE municipality

Guards march to City Hall

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 6 June 2019