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Campaigns failing to stop farm evictions, say civil society organisations

Webinar highlights plight of women on farms, calls on President to honour promise

By Marecia Damons - 5 August 2020

Farm worker’s housing case in court this week

Drakenstein municipality accused of breaching its Constitutional obligations

By Liezl Human - 5 August 2020

Constitutional Court orders transport department to insource about 66 Tasima employees

The workers have not been paid salaries since December 2018

By Zoë Postman - 4 August 2020

Immigrant shop owners a soft target for criminals

Reporting crime to the police is “a waste of time” says Delft shop owner

By Tariro Washinyira - 4 August 2020

Claims of liquidation scams emerge in Cape Town defamation case

Noseweek editor sued by top lawyer

By Steve Kretzmann - 4 August 2020

Partially blind woman faces eviction

The owner of the shack Siphiwe Mdluli rents wants to move back in

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 4 August 2020

Gugulethu residents at wits end with company that built their flood prone houses

Cape Town Community Housing Company hits back: “If you bought something, you own it and you are responsible for it”

By Marecia Damons - 3 August 2020

Herbicides accumulate in Camps Bay sea life

Scientists blame sewage pipe but city councillor says the paper is flawed

By Steve Kretzmann - 3 August 2020

Hundreds protest in JHB against government’s response to Covid-19

“Their schemes and promises have only opened up avenues for corruption by the ANC and its supporters”

By Zoë Postman - 1 August 2020

Dozens of EPWP workers not paid since May

Workers say they’ve been given the runaround by the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 31 July 2020

Police disperse Zimbabwean protesters in Cape Town

Demonstration was in solidarity with human rights protests in Zimbabwe

By Tariro Washinyira - 31 July 2020

Twenty arrested after shops of foreign nationals looted and torched

Human rights groups have criticised government’s inaction to deal with xenophobic attacks

By Lwazi Nongauza - 31 July 2020

Job cuts, lock-ins, and fear: Domestic workers suffer Covid-19 squeeze

“Hunger is getting worse” says union official

By James Stent - 31 July 2020

Creecy poised for West Coast wind farm decision

New concerns raised over impact of transmission line connecting the project to the grid

By John Yeld - 31 July 2020

Residents’ association wants activist’s soup kitchen closed

“Feed them in their areas” says association chairperson

By Tariro Washinyira - 31 July 2020

Khayelitsha business owner caught in “rain of stones” during protest

Nelly Tom has scratches and bruising on her face and her work vehicle is severely damaged

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 31 July 2020