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Soup kitchens in Makhanda struggle to keep up as demand doubles

People running the kitchens say termination of the R350 Covid grant in April is directly linked to the increased demand

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16 July 2021

Brakpan community members protect immigrant-owned spaza shops

What will our children eat if this looting does not stop? asks resident

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15 July 2021

Food supply to 675,000 people cut off after Durban food bank ransacked

FoodForward SA closes branches nationwide because of insecurity

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14 July 2021

27,000 people join project to rebuild after looting

The RebuildSA Facebook group was created on Tuesday

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14 July 2021

“It’s hunger, my sister,” says Brakpan looter

Most Tsakane shops have been gutted

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14 July 2021

Gauteng clinics looted and destroyed

“What was not taken, was broken,” says doctor

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13 July 2021

Eastern Cape taxi bosses vow to stop looters

Gqeberha residents mobilise to protect shopping mall

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13 July 2021

KZN unrest: Old age homes running out of food

Facilities for the elderly in Durban are battling with staff shortages and are not getting food deliveries as looting continues

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13 July 2021

Refugees frustrated by Home Affairs online renewal system

Officials accused of exploiting asylum seekers’ desperation at the Pretoria refugee centre

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13 July 2021

Alexandra was already “a ticking time-bomb” says SAHRC report

As protest returns to Alexandra, activists say nothing has changed after 2019 protests

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13 July 2021

“I don’t know what I did to deserve this” says looted shop owner

Sporadic looting and protests continue in Alexandra, Johannesburg

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12 July 2021

Health services in KZN struggle to function amidst looting and violent unrest

Ambulances grounded, hospitals on skeleton staff, vaccination programme halted and clinics close in eThekwini

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12 July 2021

Dozens of Kariega spaza shops closed after incidents of deadly violence and looting

At least four people have been killed in separate incidents at different spaza shops in KwaNobuhle since Friday

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12 July 2021

As many as 750,000 children have dropped out of school during the pandemic

School attendance is at the lowest level it has been in 20 years

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9 July 2021

Workers dismissed for refusing polygraph test head to Labour Court

The workers will argue that polygraph tests are unscientific and will ask for their dismissals to be rescinded

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9 July 2021

Eastern Cape fishers celebrate chance to once again catch squid

Small-scale fisheries have been given a 15% squid quota

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9 July 2021