The Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries (DEFF) has conditionally approved the enormous Boulders wind farm project. Iaken from the Final Environmental Impact Assessment Report by CES (cop

Huge West Coast wind farm approved

But conditions include a revised environmental management plan and site layout

By John Yeld - 21 January 2020
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Protesters shut clinic in Pietermaritzburg

Willowfontein residents demand municipality keeps promise to fix road

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 21 January 2020
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City of Cape Town refuses to say how many shacks were demolished at the weekend

Zweledinga informal settlement in Khayelitsha destroyed

By Vincent Lali - 21 January 2020

Three months after they move in, family’s RDP house burns down

Fire in Wallacedene destroys 85 homes

By Mosima Rafapa - 20 January 2020
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Experts lukewarm on exams in isiXhosa and Sesotho

Support for policy but concerns with implementation

By Lucas Nowicki - 20 January 2020
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Home Affairs blocked my ID, says Free State man

Nathi Lepelesana used his ID to vote in SA elections. Now he’s been told he’s a Lesotho citizen

By Tariro Washinyira - 20 January 2020
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Court decision is major victory for Eastern Cape learners

Makhanda High Court declares new school admission policy unconstitutional

By Geoffrey Allsop - 20 January 2020
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Money from Lottery goes to cousin of National Lotteries Commission boss

Only a fraction of the R11 million grant appears to have gone to its intended purpose

By Raymond Joseph - 20 January 2020
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Residents look forward to government officials travelling on potholed road and “feeling their pain”

Willowfontein residents fed up with broken promises

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 17 January 2020
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Domestic workers fight for national minimum wage

“We buy in the same shops, so we must be treated like all workers”

By Zoë Postman - 17 January 2020
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SA’s new refugee regulations could have been drafted by Trump, says activist

Ban on political activity is “illegal, unconstitutional and contrary to the UN convention on refugees”

By Tania Broughton - 17 January 2020
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Fed-up after 20 years on a waiting list, gogo builds her own house

Gloria Matebe collected the wood to build her new home from a nearby dumpsite

By Mpumi Kiva - 17 January 2020
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Bonnytoun residents ignored by City of Cape Town

“We will not protest and destroy infrastructure like other communities do, but we are asking the City to do their work.”

By Tariro Washinyira - 17 January 2020
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Woodstock pensioner fights her eviction

Landlord pushed up rent by 37%

By Liezl Human - 16 January 2020
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Lawyers dump PRASA after failure to pay R19 million

This means the agency has no lawyers in disputes, some of them imminent, involving billions of rands

By Lucas Nowicki - 16 January 2020
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Former municipal workers fight labour broker issue

Ekurhuleni case heard in Labour Court

By Zoë Postman - 16 January 2020