Brief

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Uitenhage public works employees want permanent jobs

Payslips printed on the back of lotto tickets

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 19 June 2019
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Domestic workers want to be covered for occupational injuries

Workers protest outside Parliament; wave feather dusters and mops

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 17 June 2019
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Township basketball teams celebrate Youth Day at the CTICC

The two-day Youth Day Classic Basketball Tournament kicked off on 16 June with about 800 youngsters

By Tariro Washinyira - 17 June 2019
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Shack dwellers’ homes demolished and possessions burnt

Land occupiers to take eThekwini Municipality to court for “criminal” act

By Musa Binda - 14 June 2019
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Gang unit not enough for Cape Flats, says Cele

“In the Western Cape, 1,875 people were murdered in the past six months alone,” says MEC

By Ashraf Hendricks - 12 June 2019
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Sewage floods PE streets

Residents say the problem started a year ago

By Joseph Chirume - 12 June 2019
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Filthy pit latrines and no water at Pietermaritzburg primary school

“Our children don’t deserve such conditions,” says parent.

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 11 June 2019
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Residents told not to dump rubbish illegally … but municipality fails to collect their waste

For months Uitenhage residents have had infrequent garbage collection

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 10 June 2019
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After four years Willowfontein has running water again

New pump finally installed

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 10 June 2019
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City of Cape Town demolishes “illegal” roadside stalls

Councillor says stall users intended to occupy land

By Velani Ludidi - 10 June 2019
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Durban lifts ban on fishing in its harbour

Port authority says use the port at your own risk because the water has not been declared fully safe

Roving Reporters - 7 June 2019
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Political spat over ‘leak’ at city council chambers in Port Elizabeth

Water running from council chambers for weeks

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 7 June 2019
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More charges being brought against Mthuthuzeli Swartz

Former PRASA executive’s case postponed till August

By Joseph Chirume - 6 June 2019
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Security guards demand employment from PE municipality

Guards march to City Hall

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 6 June 2019
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Lucky escape from fire for Uitenhage 79-year-old

Xolisile Yani’s chips and vetkoek business ruined

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 5 June 2019
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Shack dwellers block Baden Powell Drive after demolitions

Protesters claim shacks were occupied

By Vincent Lali - 4 June 2019