Articles by Liezl Human

Social grant offices have been closed over the past year, leaving recipients to foot the bill

Grant beneficiaries have to wait for hours in long queues, and spend more of their grants on travelling


News | 13 September 2021

Water tests show dangerous levels of bacteria in Zandvlei, Zeekoevlei, and Rietvlei

Months after vleis closed, City makes results public


News | 6 September 2021

Hanover Park residents fed up waiting for title deeds

Newfields Village families frustrated with Cape Town Community Housing Company’s “wheels turning slowly”


News | 3 September 2021

6,000 people sign petition demanding City of Cape Town comes clean on water quality

Three vleis are still closed to the public because of sewage spills


News | 26 August 2021

Many sex workers are battling to get vaccinated

Those who do not have identity documents cannot be registered on the government’s computer system


Brief | 24 August 2021

Auditor-General declines request to investigate irregular Lottery grants

Cape minstrel organisation needs an audit, says former MP


News | 23 August 2021

R350-a-month Covid grant is too low, say speakers at Women on Farms meeting

“If I could, I would rather work”


News | 19 August 2021

Some people haven’t received their disability grants since the start of the year

Frustrated temporary disability grant beneficiaries say SASSA offices are not coping


News | 11 August 2021

“We don’t want handouts. We want land”

Western Cape farm workers picket outside parliament


Brief | 11 August 2021

Taxis return to “normal” on Cape Town roads

Except on the contested route where negotiations between CATA and CODETA are still underway


News | 3 August 2021

Cape Town sports clubs suspend sailing, canoeing, and rowing due to pollution

Zeekoevlei, Zandvlei and Rietvlei closed; sewage spills blamed


News | 30 July 2021

Return to school spoiled by Cape Town taxi war

Western Cape MEC suspends Bellville – Paarl taxi route for two months

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News | 26 July 2021

Cape Town taxi violence: City businesses put staff up in hotels

For the safety of their staff and to keep their doors open, some businesses are accommodating employees so that they do not have to commute


News | 23 July 2021

Treasury considering return of Covid-19 grant

Activists have so far collected over 62,000 signatures to petition for the R350 grant to be reintroduced


Brief | 20 July 2021