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Commuters protest to stop bus company from closing

Judge extends liquidation of North West Transport Investments until June

By Justin Brown - 24 January 2020
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R77 million school construction project stalled since 2018

Public Works says Eastern Cape Education Department has not been paying bills

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 24 January 2020
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Heads-up: Making smileys has been in Noluthando Gaika’s family for four generations

Gugulethu business is thriving

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 24 January 2020
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Rondebosch golf club: City of Cape Town accused of subsidising the wealthy elite

But City says renewal of lease is justified

By Lucas Nowicki - 23 January 2020
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Blind woman and mentally challenged grandson abandoned by authorities

No help from Home Affairs, Social Development or Health

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 23 January 2020
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Waste reclaimers in court over right to work

City of Tshwane asked to provide land suitable not only for living but for work

By Elna Schütz - 22 January 2020
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We have become mosquito food, say families living along filthy canal

Part of Gugulethu canal clogged with rubbish after employment dispute

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 22 January 2020
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Taxi driver told he owes municipality R68,000 for water

Water leak outside his house has not been fixed since 2018

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 21 January 2020
The Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries (DEFF) has conditionally approved the enormous Boulders wind farm project. Iaken from the Final Environmental Impact Assessment Report by CES (cop

Huge West Coast wind farm approved

But conditions include a revised environmental management plan and site layout

By John Yeld - 21 January 2020
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City of Cape Town refuses to say how many shacks were demolished at the weekend

Zweledinga informal settlement in Khayelitsha destroyed

By Vincent Lali - 21 January 2020
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Experts lukewarm on exams in isiXhosa and Sesotho

Support for policy but concerns with implementation

By Lucas Nowicki - 20 January 2020
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Home Affairs blocked my ID, says Free State man

Nathi Lepelesana used his ID to vote in SA elections. Now he’s been told he’s a Lesotho citizen

By Tariro Washinyira - 20 January 2020
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Residents look forward to government officials travelling on potholed road and “feeling their pain”

Willowfontein residents fed up with broken promises

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 17 January 2020
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Domestic workers fight for national minimum wage

“We buy in the same shops, so we must be treated like all workers”

By Zoë Postman - 17 January 2020
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Fed-up after 20 years on a waiting list, gogo builds her own house

Gloria Matebe collected the wood to build her new home from a nearby dumpsite

By Mpumi Kiva - 17 January 2020
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Woodstock pensioner fights her eviction

Landlord pushed up rent by 37%

By Liezl Human - 16 January 2020