News

Cash-strapped farm owner removed roof to force out farm dwellers

Owner says families broke agreement to leave made six years ago

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 7 July 2020

New Brighton residents launch community patrols as crime runs riot

“Our children no longer care to see a dead body”

By Joseph Chirume - 6 July 2020

Bheki Cele and JP Smith trade accusations

Call for cops who dragged naked man out of shack to be arrested

By Vincent Lali - 5 July 2020

Homeless people in lockdown complete computer training

Organisation says graduates can get typing jobs or work at an internet cafe

By Nokulunga Majola - 3 July 2020

Court finds JHB “clean up” “cruel, humiliating, degrading and invasive”

Police raids in 2017/18 were unconstitutional and done with ulterior motives

By Tania Broughton - 3 July 2020

Zackie Achmat calls for activism against Covid-19

Veteran activist receives award for AIDS work

By Liezl Human - 3 July 2020

Soweto welfare centre struggling to help orphans after robbery

R50,000 worth of food and six computers stolen from Sizanani Caregivers

By Mosa Damane - 3 July 2020

Human Rights Commission to investigate after man dragged naked from his shack

Shack dwellers march to police station in protest

By Vincent Lali - 2 July 2020

Education ministers “ducking accountability” argues Equal Education

Civil society wants courts to supervise government’s handling of school feeding

By Tania Broughton - 2 July 2020

“I was in my room washing. Then they threw me outside.” Bulelani Qolani describes how he was dragged naked from his shack

“The video of me is important so people see the City of Cape Town”

By James Stent - 2 July 2020

Protesters against gender-based violence complain of being manhandled by police

Arrested demonstrators were crammed into vans and kept together in a cell for breaking Covid-19 regulations

By Nokulunga Majola - 2 July 2020

“We are forgotten. We will be remembered when the elections are closer”

Residents of Khethi in Pietermaritzburg struggle to access schools, clinics and water

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 2 July 2020

City of Cape Town Law Enforcement drag naked man out of his house

City says incident is being investigated

By James Stent - 1 July 2020

Hundreds of new homes demolished in Port Elizabeth

Municipality demolishes shacks as they are being built

By Joseph Chirume - 1 July 2020

July deadline to relocate 1,500 Dunoon families “is no longer feasible”

“The units will not be for ownership. They will be owned by the province and leased to the beneficiaries,” says MEC

By Peter Luhanga - 1 July 2020

Ebrahim Patel says names of lottery-funded organisations should be made public

Minister makes it clear that he disagrees with National Lotteries Commission’s refusal to disclose recipients of grants

By Raymond Joseph - 1 July 2020