Articles by Suné Payne

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Bombed anti-apartheid church will hold service on Sunday

CPUT vows to bring perpetrators to justice

By Sune Payne - 29 September 2017
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CPUT students demand an end to class disruptions

Call for library hours to be extended

By Sune Payne - 26 September 2017
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Cape Town taxi drivers’ strike marred by violence

Strike called off after MEC intervenes

By Peter Luhanga, Tariro Washinyira, Yann Macherez, Mary-Anne Gontsana and Sune Payne - 18 September 2017
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Learners in Limpopo town unable to write exams

Department of Basic Education under fire for shifting blame and not putting in place contingency plans

By Alicestine October and Sune Payne - 15 September 2017
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Mayhem in Hangberg after Deputy Minister of Police cancels imbizo

Construction vehicle burnt as residents and police clash

By Ashleigh Furlong, Nomfundo Xolo, Denise Patterson and Sune Payne - 14 September 2017
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Kensington community pickets for more police resources

Community Policing Forum says SAPS has committed to providing at least nine new officers

By Sune Payne - 11 September 2017
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Traders refuse to sign PRASA’s new lease

High crime and poor sanitation have been a problem for years

By Sune Payne - 8 September 2017
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Criminal cops must wear orange, not blue, says deputy police minister

Cops who steal guns must go to prison – Mkongi

By Sune Payne - 7 September 2017
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Parliament grills Transnet on Gupta links

“You are going to jail! Stop protecting your bosses.”

By Sune Payne - 6 September 2017
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Parliament hears how PRASA is going off the rails

“The more trains that are burnt and vandalised, the less we can operate.”

By Sune Payne - 31 August 2017
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CPUT students protest over accommodation

Exams cancelled after students enter hall

By Sune Payne - 28 August 2017
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Police lack plan for stopping gangs

Second SAPS appearance before Parliament in two weeks not much more successful than first

By Sune Payne - 28 August 2017
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Hangberg residents protest for better living conditions

Demonstration started when community learnt that about R100 million was being spent on nearby informal settlement

Text by Sune Payne. Photos by Ashraf Hendricks. - 18 August 2017
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False start to Parliament’s state capture probe

“The key thing here is that we need to get the money back as soon as possible”

By Moira Levy and Sune Payne - 17 August 2017
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“We are not winning the war on crime” admits SAPS

Parliament rebukes unprepared police

By Sune Payne - 16 August 2017
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UWC sees no quick solution to residence crisis

“Many of the students we register have no financial means to find accommodation”

By Sune Payne and Moira Levy - 11 August 2017