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Wrongfully convicted men struggle to get compensation

“The state arrested me unlawfully and they don’t care about how my life is affected”

By Aidan Jones - 9 October 2018
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Shack dwellers protest against assassinations

At least 16 activists aligned to Abahlali baseMjondolo have been killed since 2013

By Nomfundo Xolo and Thembela Ntongana - 8 October 2018
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They were forcibly removed under apartheid. Now they want their land back. But it’s occupied.

And a planned mega-housing project also stands in their way

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 8 October 2018
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Homeless poorly treated in Bedfordview

People living on the street say they will resist smear campaigns and persistent attempts to have them removed

By Ian Broughton - 8 October 2018
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Equality Court makes it clear: No racism is acceptable

Velaphi Khumalo asked South Africa to be cleansed of whites, like Hitler did to Jews

By Ciaran Ryan - 8 October 2018
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Workers threaten shut down of KZN public health services

Department given 14 days to respond to grievances

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 5 October 2018
Residents of Enkanini in Cato Crest informal settlement in Durban say they have been without proper sanitation since August 2017. Photo: Nomfundo Xolo

Frustrated Durban residents march over lack of basic services

“We are not being taken serious by the municipality”

By Nomfundo Xolo - 5 October 2018
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Community health workers demand higher wages

Workers have accused the provincial health department of not upholding a 2017 agreement to standardise stipends

By Vincent Lali - 5 October 2018
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City demolishes hundreds of shacks in Wallacedene

Anger spills over after evictions; families and clinic attacked

By Vincent Lali - 5 October 2018

“Timetables have become decorations on the Metrorail boards”

An open letter to PRASA and the Department of Transport

By Phumulani Ndlovu - 5 October 2018
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Learners march in Worcester demanding scholar transport

Children in rural areas struggle to get to school

By Barbara Maregele - 5 October 2018
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Lottery money goes to waste as school falls apart

R28.3 million handed over to a boxing promoter with no experience in construction

By Kaizer Nengovhela and Raymond Joseph - 5 October 2018
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Train activists launch campaign to extend monthly tickets

47 carriages have been lost to fire so far in 2018 according to Metrorail manager

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 5 October 2018
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City lost R140 million it could have spent on poor people, say protesters

Housing activists protest at offices of Growthpoint Properties in Cape Town

By Sophia Wilhelm - 4 October 2018
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Street vendors accuse Buffalo City of empty promises

“There is no support offered to us, although formal businesses get so much attention from the metro.”

By Chris Gilili - 4 October 2018
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Post Office delivers mixed bag for social grant recipients

“We will die standing in this queue” says pensioner

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik, Barbara Maregele, Nompendulo Ngubane and Chumani Mazwi - 4 October 2018