Brief

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Nelson Mandela Bay admits to “serious infrastructure problems”

Communities have been complaining of recurring blockages and overflowing sewage

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 6 December 2019
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Mbalula a no-show at meeting with #UniteBehind

“Commuting to and from work has become a matter of life and death” says commuter activist group

By Ashraf Hendricks - 5 December 2019
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At last! Toilets for Sidubi Poort Junior Secondary School

Lecturer read GroundUp story and contacted donors

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 4 December 2019
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Immigrant child barred from school for lack of documents

School’s action directly contradicts instructions of ministers of Home Affairs and of Basic Education

By Tariro Washinyira - 3 December 2019
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Fight for release of report on alleged prison torture

Security company wants report to be redacted if it is to be released

By Elna Schütz - 2 December 2019
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Elderly couple rewards kind stranger with … a business

Rhadi’s Meat Place is booming

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 2 December 2019
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Call for JSE to act on climate change

Extinction Rebellion pours cold water on Black Friday

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 29 November 2019
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No sign of the long-awaited relocation in Masiphumelele

1,000 families had expected to be moved to Erf 5131 in October

By Ella Ndongeni - 28 November 2019
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Mediation process offers hope to refugees in Pretoria

Criminal case against 189 could be dropped

By Elna Schütz - 28 November 2019
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R2.3 million taxi rank unused for five years

No explanation from Newcastle municipality

By Sibusiso Mdlalose - 28 November 2019
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Residents of Amalinda say they have been forgotten

500 households with no electrification, months without rubbish collection, only two taps and a dozen working toilets

By Yamkela Ntshongwana - 28 November 2019
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IPID executive acknowledges that system has been abused

Directorate misses Parliamentary deadline

By Karabo Mafolo - 27 November 2019
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PE residents blockade streets in protest against electricity outages

Ward councillor says she will not risk her life meeting the community

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 27 November 2019
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Cape Town law enforcement officers protest

JP Smith accuses protesters of “dangerous and irresponsible lies”

By Tariro Washinyira - 25 November 2019
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Tankers sent as water outage affects thousands in KwaNobuhle

Taps ran dry on Friday morning

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 25 November 2019
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Equality Court won’t hear Oak Valley case

Judge says private employers are under no duty to provide accommodation to employees

By Tariro Washinyira - 25 November 2019