Brief

Home Affairs implements online renewal for asylum seekers

The aim is to provide an extension of visa service without risking exposure to Covid-19

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6 May 2021

Protesters set fire to electricity poles in Kariega

“Let there be darkness for all” says man

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5 May 2021

Spar workers end strike after agreement reached

The company says workers were paid “based on productivity” but will now get a more traditional, time based payment

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4 May 2021

Cape Town refugee sites to stay open longer after Home Affairs backtrack

Home Affairs warned the refugees to accept offers of assistance by the UNHCR or leave the sites, but the department has not enforced the demand

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3 May 2021

Shack fire claims life of three-year-old

Mother asks for help to bury her son

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3 May 2021

Kariega shack dwellers stop electrification project

Informal settlement residents are demanding their homes get electricity first

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3 May 2021

Last-minute call to extend Covid-19 grant

Grant due to end on 30 April

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29 April 2021

Man arrested for Table Mountain fire no longer faces arson charges

Frederick Mhangazo came to Cape Town to study. He has ended up homeless and living from hand to mouth.

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28 April 2021

Lottery spends millions fighting former employees

The National Lotteries Commission has already spent R5.7 million in only one of its legal battles

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28 April 2021

Still no water for North West residents

Water and Sanitation department says Mogogelo residents will only receive water by July

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28 April 2021

School children love this library

Lungile Moferi’s tuk-tuk doubles as a mobile library

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23 April 2021

Makhanda water outage stretches to four days

Municipality calls for prayers for rain, while others pray for more from their municipality

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23 April 2021

Equal Education demands release of KZN learner transport policy

“It’s difficult to concentrate in class after a long walk” says learner

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23 April 2021

Children play in sewage in Gqeberha

Residents of Motherwell are demanding a permanent solution to the blocked drains

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22 April 2021

Protesters call for CCMA budget cuts to be reversed

Workers coming to the CCMA for help are often told to lodge complaints online

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21 April 2021