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RDP housing is at a snail’s pace in Eastern Cape

Construction companies blame government budget constraints

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik and Yamkela Ntshongwana - 21 November 2019
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Makana residents blame municipality for filthy dump site

Children play in the rubbish, say residents

By Lucas Nowicki - 21 November 2019
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Healthy baby for Shoprite cashier who was assaulted while pregnant

Video of assault shocked SA

By Velani Ludidi - 21 November 2019
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Thieves steal children’s musical instruments from Khayelitsha school

Trumpets, saxophones, trombones and keyboards taken from a container store

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 21 November 2019
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Dispute over electrification in Tembisa

Land occupiers say they are being excluded from the project

By Zoë Postman - 21 November 2019
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Social Development asks for extension to clear foster care grant backlog

The battle to resolve the huge backlog dates back to 2011

By Karabo Mafolo - 20 November 2019
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Eleventh-hour delay in court case involving King Goodwill Zwelithini

Zulu royal land trust is accused of “extorting” millions from rural residents

By Tony Carnie - 20 November 2019
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Constitutional Court rejects coal mining company’s attempt to appeal

High Court judgment blocking proposed mining stands – but the saga isn’t over

By John Yeld - 20 November 2019
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Toilets built eight years ago, but no sign of houses

Makana Municipality says the matter is with the Public Protector

By Chris Gilili - 20 November 2019
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Bethelsdorp residents tell police station commander his cops work with gangs

Station commander says he knows of the policemen who are friends with gangsters and are dealing in drugs and tik

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 20 November 2019
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“Right to protest a cornerstone of democracy”

SJC organised a march to Parliament, marking one year since Concourt affirmed its right to protest

By Velani Ludidi - 19 November 2019
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Train station burnt and railway lines sabotaged

Attack on Metrorail infrastructure coincides with termination of security contracts

By GroundUp Staff - 19 November 2019
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High Court orders PRASA to create safety plan for railway security

Safety of railway commuters put at risk by PRASA terminating contracts

By Madison Yauger - 19 November 2019
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Battle to recover R42 billion in unclaimed pension money

Plans to march to Parliament

By Ciaran Ryan - 19 November 2019
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No lawyers and no bail: Refugees on trial for trespassing

They occupied the UNHCR offices in Pretoria, demanding resettlement to a third country

By Elna Schütz - 19 November 2019
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Asylum seeker appeals hospital decision to stop dialysis

Alem Bazabe Ereselo was deemed ineligible for a kidney transplant because of her refugee status

By Muchengeti Hwacha - 19 November 2019