Articles by Suné Payne

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What national government is doing about Cape Town’s water crisis

Voëlvlei Dam has been sped up, amongst other measures. But is it enough?

By Suné Payne - 12 January 2018

Metrorail’s own stats show how bad its service is

On some lines, half the scheduled trains don’t run at all

By Suné Payne and Tariro Washinyira - 7 December 2017
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We save people, but who is saving us from crime? ask paramedics

Unions march to Parliament to demand protection

By Suné Payne - 5 December 2017
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Energy minister insists on nuclear

Committee demands clarity on costs but gets none

By Suné Payne - 23 November 2017
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PRASA board snubs Parliament

Agency fails to turn up at key meeting

By Suné Payne - 14 November 2017
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IPID fails shack dweller after police shooting

Case of attempted murder opened three years after Patrick Sobutyu was shot

By Suné Payne - 10 November 2017
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Department of Education under fire for shoddy statistics

MPs annoyed about poor data on learner transport

By Suné Payne - 8 November 2017
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Western Cape needs half-a-billion rand for water crisis

MP demands to know why National Disaster Management Centre refused requests for help, yet underspent its budget by R300m

By Suné Payne - 26 October 2017
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Human Settlements admits state is failing Cape Town’s informal settlements

R100 million left unspent

By Suné Payne - 26 October 2017
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New science learning centre for Delft school

Lab is really an achievement of our learners, says principal

By Suné Payne - 21 October 2017

#UniteBehind to take PRASA to court

Activist group demands urgent action against corruption and poor management at rail agency

By Barbara Maregele and Suné Payne - 20 October 2017
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MPs grill regulator over train safety

But the Railway Safety Regulator’s answers are thin

By Suné Payne - 19 October 2017
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Fears of more school disruptions in Limpopo

Threats of another shutdown in Vuwani as matric exams near

By Sune Payne - 12 October 2017
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Rent owed to City goes from R3,400 to R260,000 in one month

Mayco Member says “bureaucratic error” was behind massive increase for Grand Parade vendors

By Sune Payne - 9 October 2017
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Police watchdog struggles to finalise investigations

IPID is grappling with staff and budget cuts while it has a soaring caseload

By Sune Payne - 5 October 2017
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Police don’t listen to us, Marikana residents tell Mbalula

Minister promises extra resources to crime-torn settlement

By Vincent Lali, Barbara Maregele and Sune Payne - 3 October 2017