Articles for Mosima Rafapa

“We have nowhere to go” say Mamelodi occupiers as eviction looms

Gauteng Department of Human Settlements have obtained a court order to evict occupants of government-owned apartments

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News | 28 March 2022

Eviction looms for families living in former panelbeaters’ building in Tshwane

City plans to evict residents of MeatKing

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Photo Essay | 25 March 2022

New clinics built near Pretoria but years later they are still not open

People in Soshanguve and Hammanskraal are struggling to access health services while newly built facilities stand idle

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News | 22 March 2022

University of Pretoria workers return to their duties on Monday

The week-long strike ended after management agreed to some of APSA’s demands

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Brief | 21 February 2022

University of Pretoria workers demand better pay and benefits

The strike entered its ninth day on Thursday with negotiations between union members and management still ongoing

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Brief | 17 February 2022

Angry Mamelodi residents confront councillors after floods

Families say promises have been broken

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News | 9 February 2022

Immigrants left out of Tshwane metro plans to relocate shack dwellers

“I have no idea where my family and I will go” says Zimbabwean man living in Pretoria informal settlement

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News | 1 December 2021

Activists demand Basic Income Grant

Protesters march on National Treasury after budget last week

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Brief | 18 November 2021

Hundreds march to Union Buildings over health system corruption

Protesters speak of ignorance and bigotry from clinic staff

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News | 19 October 2021

Little Zimbabwe community grimly struggles on

Mostly undocumented immigrants live in leaking shacks without sanitation, water or electricity in this small informal settlement in Marabastad, Pretoria. But they say they are happy to be left in peace

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News | 6 October 2021

Mamelodi flood victims want City to honour promise to relocate them

City of Tshwane says it is busy acquiring land and planning a new township in Pienaarspoort

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News | 28 September 2021

Patrollers say MK “veterans” duped them about PRASA jobs

PRASA has failed to clarify the situation

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News | 21 September 2021

Lack of clean water in Hammanskraal is a violation of rights, says SAHRC

Families say they can’t drink the brown and slimy water coming out of their taps

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News | 7 September 2021

PRASA promises to fix Pretoria’s collapsing train stations

The rail agency says it plans to make its dilapidated stations “functional” by end of March and address their “look and feel” by December 2022

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News | 23 August 2021

Today’s heroes: the “ordinary” women who hold South Africa together

We interviewed five South African women who have overcome adversity to support their families.

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Feature | 9 August 2021

Sefako Makgatho University workers end three-week strike

Workers agree to 4.5% wage increase

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Brief | 27 May 2021