Articles by Barbara Maregele

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Court orders security company to pay R2.3 million to provident fund

“I just want to do the right thing”, wife of Proexec owner tells court

By Barbara Maregele - 13 February 2019
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Vredenburg community to get new homes after protests

Saldanha Bay Municipality says protest damage came to R10 million

By Barbara Maregele - 11 February 2019
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Police, private security clash with students in Johannesburg

Ministry sets up task team to resolve issues

By Zoë Postman and Barbara Maregele - 6 February 2019
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Evicted from their home, farmworker’s family camp in an old clinic

Sanna Syster lost her rights to her house when her husband died

By Barbara Maregele - 30 January 2019
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Cape Town school reopens amid battle with education department over closure

Cape High Court ordered the school to remain open pending the outcome of a Supreme Court of Appeal ruling

By Barbara Maregele - 17 January 2019
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Over 70 learners in one classroom at Bishop Lavis school

Education department has until Friday to respond to calls for more teachers, a janitor, and better security at the school

By Barbara Maregele - 9 January 2019
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Durban teen set for Special Olympics in UAE

Home Affairs helps Asisipho Sosibo get a birth certificate just in time to compete in March

By Barbara Maregele - 8 January 2019
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Backyarders complain of City’s incomplete toilet installation

“What’s the use – they give a toilet but it doesn’t work,” says Parkwood resident

By Barbara Maregele - 14 December 2018
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More than half the plots earmarked for backyarders in Cape Town’s southern suburbs are on wetlands

Residents sceptical at briefing by project managers

By Barbara Maregele - 12 December 2018
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Parkwood residents “losing hope” of receiving social housing

Ward councillor says project’s steering committee will report back this week

By Barbara Maregele - 10 December 2018
Portia Michaels has stayed in Longlands for 28 years.

Farm community demands homes promised over a decade ago

Stellenbosch Municipality blames developer for delays

By Barbara Maregele - 7 December 2018
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Durban teen desperate for passport to get to Special Olympics

Her soccer team will be among over 50 athletes representing South Africa in the UAE

By Barbara Maregele - 23 November 2018
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Khayelitsha motorcycle club donates to Children’s Home

Bikers say they want to change people’s perception of them and to educate others about road safety

By Barbara Maregele - 20 November 2018
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Saldanha Bay clinic burnt as community anger boils over

Mayor appoints task team to deal with residents’ demands

By Barbara Maregele - 16 November 2018
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New school bus on the cards for Cape Winelands learners

Education department also reviewing rules on provision of scholar transport for rural areas

By Barbara Maregele - 15 November 2018
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Electricity bill gives pensioner a shock

Estimated reading by City four times higher than her usual bill

By Barbara Maregele - 31 October 2018