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Court challenge to coal mine

Case is significant for future of South Africa’s protected areas

By John Yeld - 15 October 2018
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Meeting on gas and oil exploration descends into chaos

Activists oppose Italian company prospecting off KZN coast

By Fred Kockott and Thabiso Goba - 15 October 2018
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Shangaan shop owners chased out of Duduza

South Africans not spared in latest xenophobic violence

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 13 October 2018
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Canals remain an open sore in Masiphumele Wetlands

Residents unhappy with City’s efforts; Provincial government however paints a rosy picture

By Thembela Ntongana - 12 October 2018
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The long wait for a foster care grant

Newcastle man has waited more than a year for a grant for a child in his care

By Sibusiso Mdlalose and Kim Reynolds - 12 October 2018
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Parents have to build toilets for Eastern Cape school

Learners at schools in Cofimvaba have to relieve themselves outside

By Yamkela Ntshongwana and Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 12 October 2018
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Zimbabwean waiter uses his wages to run a free soccer academy

Harvest Soccer Academy is two years old and has 43 children

By Tariro Washinyira - 12 October 2018
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VBS scandal: PRASA employee hailed for her role in saving R1 billion

Yvonne Page’s principled refusal to bend the rules saved PRASA from making a very bad investment, says Motau report

By Aidan Jones - 11 October 2018
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After mass demolitions land occupiers return to Wallacedene

Family that was lawfully living on the land, but pushed out by occupiers, now lives in an Open Kadett.

By Vincent Lali - 11 October 2018
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A Zimbabwean mother just wanted her son to join her in SA. Now she is caught up in child trafficking charges

Siphathisiwe Ndlovu, who has been in South Africa since 2007, has now been denied a permit to stay

By Bernard Chiguvare - 11 October 2018
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SASSA workers strike over buggy biometric system

Susan Shabangu and NEHAWU reported to have agreed to suspend system, but union will only confirm on Thursday

By Ashraf Hendricks, Barbara Maregele, Nomfundo Xolo, Joseph Chirume and Nompendulo Ngubane - 10 October 2018
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Appliances, taps and computers stolen from crime intelligence offices

We’re not safe at all, says employee

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 10 October 2018
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Police assault case stuck in NPA

Eastern Cape man says he was accused of stealing fuel and badly beaten

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 10 October 2018
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Wallacedene shack dwellers close down housing project

City of Cape Town says project should not target one specific community only

By Vincent Lali - 9 October 2018
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Shack dwellers protest against assassinations

At least 16 activists aligned to Abahlali baseMjondolo have been killed since 2013

By Nomfundo Xolo and Thembela Ntongana - 8 October 2018
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Homeless poorly treated in Bedfordview

People living on the street say they will resist smear campaigns and persistent attempts to have them removed

By Ian Broughton - 8 October 2018