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Land occupiers say they paid R150,000 for plots, but where is the money?

Hundreds of people from Endlovini informal settlement in Port Elizabeth demand answers from ward committee

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 8 August 2019
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Shack dwellers raise their own funds for flood relief

“City doesn’t send officials to help residents whose shacks are flooded, so we made a decision to help ourselves,” says Marikana resident

By Vincent Lali - 8 August 2019
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“No one was going to believe me” says rape survivior

Eastern Cape women struggle with prosecution of rapists

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 8 August 2019
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Concourt judgment will help keep families together

Foreign nationals with South African or permanent resident spouses do not have to leave the country to apply for spousal visas

By Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti - 8 August 2019
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Spike in vigilante killings in Port Elizabeth

Police say communities resist investigations

By Joseph Chirume - 7 August 2019
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Kensington backyarders to join shutdown protest on Thursday

“How many of you have been on the housing waiting list for more than 20 years?” Half the room raised their hands.

By Barbara Maregele - 7 August 2019
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The Lottery-funded library with empty shelves

#DodgyLottery part three: R20 million has been spent on the Credo Mutwa Museum and Library, with very little to show for it

By Raymond Joseph - 7 August 2019
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Evicted families in Nigel moved to dilapidated church

The building is without roof, doors, windows, electricity and sanitation

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 7 August 2019
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Asylum seekers have to wait a year for an appointment in Port Elizabeth

Appointment note leaves people seeking refugee status vulnerable to arrest

By Joseph Chirume - 7 August 2019
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Woodstock Hospital occupiers protest in Civic Centre

City of Cape Town considering buying occupied Woodstock Hospital from Province, says mayor

By Tariro Washinyira - 7 August 2019
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UNISA students disrupt KZN campuses

“We want our scripts given back to us. Students must verify results for themselves.”

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 6 August 2019
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Newcastle school for the blind in desperate need of funds

The facility is the only one of its kind in Amajuba district

By Sibusiso Mdlalose - 6 August 2019
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Top PRASA manager accused of selling 42km of railway line he didn’t own

Mthuthuzeli Swartz’s case is being heard in the Port Elizabeth Specialised Crimes Court

By Joseph Chirume - 6 August 2019
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Students protest at gates of college

“We have not had lessons since 11 July” says student

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 5 August 2019
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New round of demolitions in Cato Manor

Shack dwellers say their belongings were torched, leaving them destitute

By Musa Binda - 5 August 2019
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Kuruman’s unfinished R23 million old age home

#DodgyLottery part two: The National Lotteries Commission has denied that companies linked to its COO are involved. We present evidence to the contrary.

By Raymond Joseph - 5 August 2019