Articles for Chris Gilili

R15-million Lehae taxi rank destroyed by vandals

The rank was left abandoned because of conflict between taxi operators


Brief | 31 May 2023

R26-million Lehae Library opens seven years after construction started

Concerns over safety remain after armed robbery weeks before opening


News | 26 May 2023

Nurses protest against staff shortage at hospital treating cholera patients

About 100 nurses originally contracted to deal with the Covid pandemic have not had their contracts renewed


Brief | 25 May 2023

Security guards march in Pretoria to demand permanent jobs

Protesters want City of Tshwane to absorb 4,000 workers


Brief | 24 May 2023

Deadly cholera outbreak was just a matter of time

Drinking water has been dirty for at least three years, the Department of Water and Sanitation’s own tests show

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News | 24 May 2023

Over 500 people share two communal taps in Diepsloot

“It’s unbearable living in Diepsloot. We are living like animals,” says mother of two


Brief | 15 May 2023

RDP homeowners “encroaching” on municipal land told to tear down properties

Johannesburg Roads Agency plans to tar Mlilo Street soon. But some houses have been extended onto the road reserve


News | 10 May 2023

“Our kids survive on pap and tea,” says protesting COGTA worker

Hundreds march to Luthuli House on Workers’ Day, demanding higher wages


News | 2 May 2023

Hundreds of COGTA workers protest in Pretoria over unpaid wages

COGTA blames implementing agent, whose contract ended in March, for delays


News | 26 April 2023

Grant recipients unable to renew their cards as expiry date looms

Social grant beneficiaries are worried they won’t be paid in two weeks

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News | 24 April 2023

Thabo Bester escape: POPCRU urges government to do away with private prisons

Bester saga is an embarrassment, says union president after visit to Mangaung Correctional Centre


Brief | 19 April 2023

Centurion protesters block streets over three-week water outage

“My house smells bad because I cannot flush the toilet or wash dishes” says resident


Brief | 16 March 2023

People’s lives are “not our responsibility” says NEHAWU leader

Hospitals disrupted as public sector strike intensifies

Vincent Lali, Chris Gilili, Liezl Human, Tariro Washinyira, Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik, Thamsanqa Mbovane, and Mkhuseli Sizani

News | 8 March 2023

Hundreds of public service workers down tools in defiance of court interdict

“We have nothing to lose now because we are earning peanuts anyway” says striking worker

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News | 6 March 2023

“The clothes we are wearing is all we have left,” says flood victim

About 60 people in Diepsloot are homeless following flash flooding on Tuesday night


Brief | 16 February 2023

Emfuleni municipality is a mess and piles of rubbish are just one sign of this

With only half its garbage truck fleet working, the municipality is unable to cope with refuse collection. But this is just one of many problems residents complain about.


News | 13 February 2023