Brief

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Woman told to go to Zimbabwe to get her South African-born child’s visas

She faces prohibitive costs and may lose her job

By Bernard Chiguvare - 22 February 2019
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Eastern Cape residents must make way for taxi rank

Second time in four years that the people of Bhekela informal settlement will be moved

By Yamkela Ntshongwana - 22 February 2019
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School children block road to Alice

Five weeks into the school year and some classes have not started at Kuyasa Senior Secondary

By Lisekho Madikane - 21 February 2019
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Mboweni receives workers’ demands ahead of budget speech

Minister of Finance addressed marchers outside Parliament

By Tariro Washinyira - 20 February 2019
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University orders students to leave residences following violent protests

Some students say they will not leave

By Nomfundo Xolo - 20 February 2019
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1,000 families move onto vacant land as mayor freezes evictions

Residents name settlement “Bobani Village” after Nelson Mandela Bay mayor

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 20 February 2019
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Concern over high number of vigilante killings in PE

At least 13 people killed in past four months

By Joseph Chirume - 19 February 2019
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Angry residents shut down clinic

Patients say clinic is understaffed and service is poor

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 19 February 2019
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NEHAWU shuts down TVET colleges in Pietermaritzburg

Colleges have been closed since Thursday

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 19 February 2019
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CPUT shuts building after flood

One student arrested, suspected of causing flood and “more arrests expected to follow in due course”

By Velani Ludidi - 18 February 2019
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Hundreds left homeless after shack fire in Dunoon

People have lost everything in the fire, but luckily there were no fatalities

By Peter Luhanga - 15 February 2019
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NEHAWU begins nationwide shutdown of colleges

Shutdown “indefinite” until demands are met says national spokesperson

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 14 February 2019
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Port Elizabeth clinic closed by crime

Councillor says 24-hour security needed at clinics

By Joseph Chirume - 12 February 2019
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Nooitgedacht school children protest after shootings

Two people killed in a shooting outside the school on Sunday

By Tariro Washinyira - 12 February 2019
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Unemployment rate keeps climbing

Quarterly survey says 27.1% of the labour force is out of work. A year ago it was 26.7%

By Aidan Jones - 12 February 2019
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Protests halt classes at nursing college

Students at Western Cape College of Nursing want running water, better security and longer library hours

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 12 February 2019