Brief

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Court rules that allocation of police in Western Cape is discriminatory

Victory for Social Justice Coalition may result in poorer areas getting more officers

By Thembela Ntongana and GroundUp Staff - 14 December 2018
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Slight improvement in backlog at Western Cape High Court

But 16 judgments have been outstanding for at least six months

By Kim Reynolds - 13 December 2018
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Picket against new coal stations at energy summit

Coal-fired power plant plans are “dragging the country’s efforts to address climate change backwards”

By Yann Macherez - 11 December 2018
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Award-winning children’s book author Dianne Case stabbed 14 times

Protesters at bail hearing hold up 16 days of activism placards

By Ashraf Hendricks - 10 December 2018
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69-year-old woman scrap collector sleeps by the roadside

Eastern Cape women spend weeks on the road collecting ferrous metals

By Yamkela Ntshongwana - 10 December 2018
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Nearly 1,800 low-income families could benefit from Conradie Hospital housing project

Western Cape government confirms development will proceed

By Cally Ballack - 6 December 2018
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Informal miners risk their lives to make R25 from a wheelbarrow of coal

Villagers dig for coal in Newcastle

By Sibusiso Mdlalose - 5 December 2018
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Fire victims at Overcome Heights want electricity and water restored

It has been a month since a fire displaced 800 people

By Bernard Chiguvare - 3 December 2018
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Khayelitsha child care principals ask for fee increase

40 principals dressed in black protested outside the Department of Social Development

By Kelly Vinett and Saam Niami Jalinous - 30 November 2018
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Security guards protest at Parliament

Guards demand to be better armed

By Bernard Chiguvare - 28 November 2018
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Durban Metrorail commuter loses job after train delays

Several commuters complain of overcrowded carriages, delayed trains

By Nomfundo Xolo - 27 November 2018
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SAMWU calls for workers not to vandalise property during strike

Water and electricity supply disrupted after buildings burnt

By Chris Gilili - 26 November 2018
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Kwathema residents protest for cleaner air

Residents say fertiliser manufacturing plant is harming their health

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 26 November 2018
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“My shack is a breeding ground for rats” says Duncan Village resident

Piles of garbage in the area have not been collected since September

By Chris Gilili - 26 November 2018
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Bo-Kaap residents claim victory as construction crane leaves

Charges dropped against the four protesters arrested in earlier protest

By Ashraf Hendricks - 21 November 2018
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Buffalo City employees on strike for better pay

Workers in East London want City manager to step down

By Chris Gilili - 21 November 2018