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City of Johannesburg can’t cope with Alexandra land occupations, inquiry told

“We do demolish but it is impossible to go there every day” says manager

By Zoë Postman - 14 May 2019
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Parents close school, want principal fired

“Do they want a child to drown in one of those pit toilets?”

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 14 May 2019
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Taps have been dry for five years in Eastern Cape village

Amathole District Municipality cannot deliver more water

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 14 May 2019
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“We are tired of being a charity township” Alexandra inquiry told

Residents call for probe into renewal Project

By Zoë Postman - 13 May 2019
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Farm workers in Grabouw strike for R250 per day

Oak Valley Estate says it complies with National Minimum Wage Act

By Ashraf Hendricks - 13 May 2019
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Rocks, teargas in Pietermaritzburg protest

Imbali residents fed up with electricity and sewerage failures

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 13 May 2019
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Gugulethu backyarders make community hall their home

Occupiers hope to benefit from new housing project, but it’s not certain they will

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 13 May 2019
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Probe into fraud and corruption at National Lotteries Commission

Trade and Industry minister Rob Davies orders investigation

By Raymond Joseph - 13 May 2019
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Ocean View care centre faces uncertain future

Founder says he won’t close the place unless “forced to”

By Ashraf Hendricks - 13 May 2019
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Langa’s dirty hostels have not improved in 20 years, say residents

But City has plan to upgrade them, says councillor

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 13 May 2019
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Massive pollution in Durban sea as waste treatment facility fails

All bathing banned in South Africa’s surf city

By Fred Kockott - 10 May 2019
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Survivors of bus crash allege drivers failed to rest

Marsmery Travel and Coach has difficult questions to answer but the company is not answering its phone

By Bernard Chiguvare - 10 May 2019
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Transport is not an essential service, committee finds

Drivers retain right to strike

By Zoë Postman - 10 May 2019
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If this is freedom then I don’t want it, says 80-year-old Flagstaff granny

No IDs, so no social grants: family survives off grandmother’s pension

By Sibahle Siqathule - 10 May 2019
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No lights, no security and piles of rubbish at Parow train station

Commuters say they don’t feel safe

By Tariro Washinyira - 9 May 2019
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Five years after botched road contract, Lady Frere residents have unanswered questions

Road company didn’t understand basic construction norms, say consultants

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik and Katherine Liu - 9 May 2019