Brief

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Lottery recipient’s attempt to muzzle media fails - for now

Court refuses to hear urgent application from Lesley Ramulifho against GroundUp, The Citizen and Daily Dispatch

By GroundUp Staff - 17 April 2019
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Evicted family spend three weeks on R44 roadside

“They are unemployed and in desperate need of funding so they can buy food”

By Barbara Maregele - 17 April 2019
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Families left in shipping containers for 12 years

22 Langa families were moved out for a hostel upgrade in 2006

By Ella Ndongeni - 17 April 2019
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Zimbabweans leave after xenophobic attacks in Vuwani

“I miss my fellow Zimbabweans. We used to stay as a family but we are now scattered in Limpopo”

By Bernard Chiguvare - 17 April 2019
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Protesters stand in solidarity with “Gangster State” author

Activists call on ANC to recall Ace Magashule

By Kristine Liao - 16 April 2019
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Homophobic staff at Cape Quarter coffee shop make chef’s life a misery

Bootlegger management says homophobia is unacceptable and it is rectifying the situation

By Tariro Washinyira - 16 April 2019
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“We hope we will be the last generation of waste pickers to face these difficulties”

Government releases guidelines for municipalities to integrate Informal waste pickers into the economy

By Zoë Postman - 15 April 2019
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Immigrant-owned shop saved by residents, later looted

Owner says this is the fourth time since 2007 he has had to flee. Police stretched to the limit

By Velani Ludidi - 12 April 2019
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Villagers use sheep shed while brand new community hall stands unused

Eight months after completion, Eastern Cape community waits for “official opening”

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 12 April 2019
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First shacks demolished in Strand land occupation

Land occupiers clash with Red Ants and police

By Velani Ludidi - 11 April 2019
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Security guards demand municipal jobs

Guards march in Port Elizabeth

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 10 April 2019
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Uitenhage quick to fix pipes … when the problem is reported in the media

Complaints go unattended for years until reporters get involved

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 10 April 2019
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Activists launch safety plan for Gugulethu school

Night patrols, fencing, keep vandals away

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 10 April 2019
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Another Limpopo school shut down by angry learners and parents

Road to Waterval High School blocked

By Bernard Chiguvare - 9 April 2019
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Durban school principal suspended after allegations of sexual harassment

Why didn’t district officials take action before? MEC asks

By Musa Binda - 9 April 2019
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Learners at Limpopo school for the blind stage protest, block roads

50 learners share one shower … and it isn’t working, say students

By Bernard Chiguvare - 9 April 2019