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Final decisions on fishing rights only in October

Many fishers will be left stranded for months while waiting

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News | 1 February 2023

UCT Employees Union threatens strike as negotiations deadlock

The trade union is the largest at the university, representing 1,200 staff

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News | 26 January 2023

Video: This abalone farm is starting to thrive

Inside a partly community-owned perlemoen farm that’s now producing 60 tonnes of the pricey gastropods every year

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Video | 25 January 2023

Perlemoen farm gives hope to West Coast community

Doring Bay Abalone, 37% owned by the community, produces about 60 tonnes of abalone per year, mostly to legally export to China.

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News | 24 January 2023

Stocks of snake antivenom are dangerously low, experts warn

Doctors wait at least six months for orders of vital snake polyvalent antivenom

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News | 18 January 2023

SASSA owes millions in outstanding municipal bills

One of the offices in Durban owed over R6-million in rent

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Brief | 17 January 2023

“If they are coming to drill oil, who can guarantee there will be fish left in 15 years time?”

West Coast fishers respond to TotalEnergies’ plans to drill for oil and gas

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News | 20 December 2022

Video: Snake handler has caught twice as many snakes this season. He explains why

Dry weather and habitat loss in the Western Cape are possibly making human encounters with these beautiful creatures more common

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Video | 15 December 2022

SASSA beneficiaries left stranded on Friday morning

They were told staff were having a party. GroundUp was told the same thing but the Western Cape SASSA spokesperson has denied this

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Brief | 13 December 2022

Parliament silent on MPs implicated in PRASA corruption

Formal complaint was sent by #UniteBehind to ethics committee in September

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Brief | 7 December 2022

Saldanha Bay residents voice support for Karpowership

The controversial company, which uses fossil fuels to generate power from ships, claims it will create 240 jobs in the West Coast town

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News | 2 December 2022

Commuters say they are paying up to three times more because Metrorail is broken

#UniteBehind says good infrastructure, equipment, and security is needed to get the rail service fully operating again.

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Brief | 28 November 2022

As Post Office faces financial crisis, workers demand what’s owed to them

Medical aid and pension funds have not been paid

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News | 24 November 2022

TotalEnergies about to submit its application to drill for gas along south coast

French giant has completed a round of public meetings

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News | 24 November 2022

Good news: HIV medicine prices have decreased dramatically!

Experts commend the Department of Health’s efforts to secure lower prices in new contract

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News | 16 November 2022

Mother makes over 200 calls to Post Offices in desperate bid to get her social grant

Postbank says it is working to resolve the system glitch for all recipients

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News | 11 November 2022