People’s lives left on hold while Master of the High Court turns away clients

People are struggling to wind up the estates of family members because they cannot access court services

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16 February 2021

Helping immigrant children get into schools

The Scalabrini Centre’s #access4EVERYchild campaign is assisting families

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16 February 2021

Still no maintenance on PRASA trains

Rail agency extends maintenance tender - again

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15 February 2021

Schools shut down in protest over lack of water

Protesters prevent learners from attending classes until tap water is restored

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15 February 2021

Covid-19: How bureaucracy can kill

A thoughtless instruction to my school from the provincial education department may have cost lives

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15 February 2021

Covid-19 grant is not enough, say activists

The extension of the R350 grant has been welcomed but it is insufficient, say civic organisations

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15 February 2021

Spaza owners protest after Port Elizabeth murders

“We cannot live like hunted animals”

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15 February 2021

Why some scientists think the AstraZeneca vaccine is still useful for South Africa

While the results are disappointing against the local variant of the Covid-19 virus, there are reasons to think the vaccine may reduce deaths

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14 February 2021

Covid-19: Remarkable results from blood donor survey

For the four provinces analysed, over half the population has likely had a SARS-CoV-2 infection

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13 February 2021

Police accused of failing to act on complaints against SANDF

Lawyers for Human Rights to compel police to investigate string of alleged assaults and torture carried out by soldiers

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12 February 2021

R45-million victory for PRASA

In a decision that vindicates Martha Ngoye, an arbitrator has ordered SA Fence and Gate to pay back the money

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12 February 2021

Applying for grants is a nightmare for early childhood development centres

“People are pulling their hair out because they have no idea how to do it”

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12 February 2021

Civic farming campaign opposes Philippi Horticultural Area development

Proposed massive urban development opposed by small farmers

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12 February 2021

Protest over stalled road project in Pietermaritzburg

“You can’t tell me that fixing one kilometre can take years”

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11 February 2021

Court reinstates contract workers punished for approaching CCMA

Employer had blocked their access cards

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11 February 2021

Spectacular photos of Augrabies Falls in flood

“Place of Great Noise” lives up to its name

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11 February 2021