Articles by Steve Kretzmann

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Proposed Foreshore development compared to apartheid

Suspended City official slammed affordable housing plan

By Steve Kretzmann - 27 February 2018
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Foreshore development was one of the reasons for De Lille fallout

Plans pushed through by senior official, claims mayor’s executive director

By Steve Kretzmann - 26 February 2018
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Foreshore development violates Cape Town’s transport policy, say experts

A losing bid contained many more affordable homes, according to UCT professor

By Steve Kretzmann - 22 February 2018
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Train safety: auditors recommend criminal investigations at PRASA

Forensic probe reveals millions of rands in irregular security contracts

By Steve Kretzmann - 6 December 2017
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Treasury covering up grand-scale corruption at PRASA

Deputy Finance Minister Sfiso Buthelezi and former CEO Lucky Montana implicated over and over again

By Steve Kretzmann and GroundUp Staff - 29 November 2017
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More questions than answers over delayed foreshore project

City official cites confidentiality when grilled by councillors

By Steve Kretzmann - 10 November 2017
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Airbnb and Cape Town’s rising rents: an interview with Chris Lehane

The company’s strategy boss says regulation is welcome. But why hasn’t government done so?

By Steve Kretzmann - 23 October 2017
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Fishing quotas killed Waylon, say Hawston residents

25-year-old drowned trying to learn to dive for abalone

By Steve Kretzmann - 20 September 2017
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Red Ants turf residents out of Johannesburg building

But legality of inner city eviction under question

By Steve Kretzmann - 19 July 2017
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Joburg’s new budget claims to benefit the poor

Rabelani Dagada explains how R56 billion will be spent in coming year

By Steve Kretzmann - 23 May 2017
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Small Jo’burg businesses left in the dark

City blames cable theft and previous administration

By Steve Kretzmann - 22 May 2017
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Labour department can’t protect workers

One inspector for every 120,000 people

By Steve Kretzmann - 9 May 2017
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ANC councillor named on charge sheet following Save SA attack

Save SA accuse Youth League chair Lesego Makhubela and Shoshanguve councillor JJ Baloyi of theft and intimidation

By Steve Kretzmann - 6 April 2017
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Port Elizabeth’s ward 26: an ANC divided

While the ruling party is unlikely to lose this ward on Wednesday, it showcases its problems in the city

By Steve Kretzmann - 30 July 2016
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A look at Port Elizabeth’s most closely contested ward

Ward 38's community lives on the edge of a wasteland

By Steve Kretzmann - 25 July 2016
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Ward 74: Beautiful valley with an ugly problem

A shortage of housing remains the hot-button issue in Hout Bay

By Steve Kretzmann - 18 July 2016