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Makana water crisis worsens

Municipality silent as families resort to buying water from donkey cart owners

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News | 20 May 2022

It’s hard to get a disability grant if you have a mental illness

People with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and depression complain about difficulty accessing grants

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News | 20 May 2022

Protesters blocking major Cape Town road want to extend their shacks

Residents say large families are cramped into small shacks at Zamimpilo informal settlement in Khayelitsha. But the City says they are unlawfully occupying land that is earmarked for development.

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News | 19 May 2022

City of Johannesburg leaves historic Kliptown site to rot

Now volunteers are cleaning up neglected Walter Sisulu Square

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News | 19 May 2022

SIU making progress in lottery corruption probes

More than a dozen investigations have been completed. The next step will be to seek orders against perpetrators from the Special Tribunal, a type of court

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News | 18 May 2022

Home Affairs does nothing to help disabled learners get IDs

The state is denying learners their rights, says lawyer

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News | 17 May 2022

Mbalula tears into PRASA management

“Our biggest problem is management negligence”, minister says

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News | 16 May 2022

Nelson Mandela Bay residents threaten to shut down metro over water crisis

A community organisation set up to deal with water issues is to lodge a formal complaint with the SA Human Rights Commission this week

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News | 16 May 2022

Five years and two building contractors, but these houses are still not finished

“The contractor left my house without a roof, windows and doors” says Fort Beaufort resident

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News | 13 May 2022

Musina closed down in protest over water

Major roads blocked, shops and schools closed

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News | 13 May 2022

Concourt to rule on access to books for blind people

Hundreds march in support of amendments to the Copyright Act that will improve access to published works for blind and visually impaired people

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News | 12 May 2022

New delay in lesbian murder case as Khayelitsha court runs out of paper

Family of Phelokazi Mqathanya losing hope after multiple postponements

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News | 12 May 2022

Lansdowne train station is full of excrement, garbage - and rats

Subway is too filthy to use, so commuters cross over the railway lines

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News | 12 May 2022

Post Office no longer paying R350 grant

Beneficiaries must now collect their money at retail stores or USave

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News | 12 May 2022

Anger at Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality as water runs out and leaks go unfixed

Organisation calls for government to answer to Human Rights Commission

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News | 12 May 2022