Articles by Suné Payne

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

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


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

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7 December 2017

We save people, but who is saving us from crime? ask paramedics

Unions march to Parliament to demand protection


5 December 2017

Energy minister insists on nuclear

Committee demands clarity on costs but gets none


23 November 2017

PRASA board snubs Parliament

Agency fails to turn up at key meeting


14 November 2017

IPID fails shack dweller after police shooting

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


10 November 2017

Department of Education under fire for shoddy statistics

MPs annoyed about poor data on learner transport


8 November 2017

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


26 October 2017

New science learning centre for Delft school

Lab is really an achievement of our learners, says principal


21 October 2017

#UniteBehind to take PRASA to court

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

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20 October 2017

MPs grill regulator over train safety

But the Railway Safety Regulator’s answers are thin


19 October 2017

Fears of more school disruptions in Limpopo

Threats of another shutdown in Vuwani as matric exams near


12 October 2017

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


9 October 2017

Police watchdog struggles to finalise investigations

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


5 October 2017

Police don’t listen to us, Marikana residents tell Mbalula

Minister promises extra resources to crime-torn settlement

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3 October 2017