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Parents protest at Eastern Cape education department after broken promises

“We are here to give the District Director seven days to respond to our memorandum of demands or he will see the wrath of the parents”

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29 March 2021

Centurion recyclers battle against eviction

“All we ask is that they be moved to a permanent place where they will be able to work and feed their families”

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29 March 2021

Taxi drivers shut down Free State town for two days over permit feud

They are demanding that cabs without permits be barred from operating on their routes

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26 March 2021

Taxi drivers take revenge on protesters

Shacks set alight after a taxi was stoned during protests in the Delft area, Cape Town

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26 March 2021

Immigrant shop owners say they are victims of extortion

One Tsakane shop owner is trying to recoup losses of over R50k

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25 March 2021

Marius Fransman, the Cape minstrels and the Lottery millions

New information bolsters the concern that public money may have been used for an ANC election campaign

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25 March 2021

Police fire teargas and rubber bullets in Cape Town protests

Man killed by truck as shack dwellers block roads with burning tyres and toilets

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24 March 2021

Refugee leader detained for over 120 days

Aline Bukuru has been separated from her three children who remain in the Bellville camp without a guardian

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24 March 2021

Zimbabwean mother and daughter start veggie farm after losing jobs during lockdown

Jane Hozheri says they are making more money farming than in their previous jobs

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24 March 2021

Controversial Watsons’ wind farm approval overturned on review

The company has been given until 1 April to appeal against the decision by the Department of Environment

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24 March 2021

Military health workers denied Covid-19 vaccines

“Endangering [your] own forces is a criminal offence. The surgeon general should resign immediately”

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24 March 2021

Eight years later, housing department’s promise has still not been kept

Micheal Simelani was approved for RDP housing in 2012 and is still waiting

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24 March 2021

Protesters shut down parts of Cape Town during peak hours

The City says it cannot accommodate new informal settlements in its current budget

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23 March 2021

Shack dwellers clash over illegal electricity

Ward councillor and residents blame community leaders for allowing more people to move in, resulting in overcrowding

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23 March 2021

Equal Education demands audit of school feeding programmes in Limpopo

Activists say there are still learners in Mashashane, Polokwane not getting meals when they’re not at school

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23 March 2021

Department of Home Affairs flouts court orders, year after year

Still no functional refugee reception office in Cape Town

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23 March 2021