Articles for Chris Gilili

Emalahleni is failing to provide clean drinking water to 500,000 people

People have to use their social grants to buy electricity to boil dirty water

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News | 22 September 2022

Public sector workers threaten “full-blown” strike

Workers picket outside bargaining council, as they reject 3% wage increase offer

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Brief | 20 September 2022

Give us jobs, chant hundreds of Gauteng workers

NUPSAW to meet provincial health department over demand for Public Works people to be employed permanently

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Brief | 19 September 2022

Soshanguve learners build one-of-a-kind solar powered train

“We sacrificed a lot of our time and I’m grateful I never gave up”

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News | 16 September 2022

Communities join scientist to clean up filthy Joburg river

The project aims to restore the polluted river in Eldorado Park, Johannesburg by 2023

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Brief | 2 September 2022

TAC tackles health minister on medical xenophobia

“We cannot keep silent,” TAC’s Sibongile Tshabalala tells Joe Phaahla

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Brief | 30 August 2022

Diepsloot community desperate for electricity to reduce crime

About 600 shacks in Extension 1 have been without electricity for years

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News | 22 August 2022

IPID probes Ekurhuleni cops after four people died during protests

Mayor promises Tembisa residents free basic electricity, debt relief to qualifying households and bins

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News | 5 August 2022

Tensions mount in Tembisa again as families mourn their dead

Protesters block off township with rocks and rubbish

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News | 3 August 2022

ANC has done nothing for us since 1994, says hostel resident

Hostels built in Tshwane for council workers in the 1960s are falling apart

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Brief | 29 July 2022

After 9 months, relief for thirsty Madibeng villagers

Water supply restored after Madibeng Municipality settles R155-million of its enormous debt to the City of Tshwane

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Brief | 26 July 2022

Hundreds of people share two toilets in Diepsloot

Toilets broken nine years ago in Extension 1 were never fixed

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Brief | 18 July 2022

City blames occupiers for “hampering development” in Soshanguve

About 300 households at Kopanong informal settlement don’t have water and proper electricity

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Brief | 13 July 2022

North West town is drowning in rubbish

Ward councillor blames inactive Madibeng Local Municipality for not cleaning up Hebron

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Brief | 6 July 2022

Residents have been without running water for eight months in this town

The Madibeng mayor told protesters that the municipality is broke and can’t pay back its more than R200-million debt to the City of Tshwane.

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Brief | 28 June 2022

Youth picket, demand library be opened as government promised

The R23-million Lehae Library was meant to open in 2018

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Brief | 17 June 2022