Brief

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Dangerous and full pit latrines replaced at Khokhwane Primary

Gift of the Givers has built eight new toilets at the school

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 19 July 2019
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Organisations defend Pravin Gordhan

Rally against corruption will take place on Sunday 21 July

By Zoë Postman - 19 July 2019
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Latest study finds over 6,000 people living on the streets of Cape Town

Mayor Plato says there is a need for more safe spaces for homeless people

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 18 July 2019
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Daily struggle to get water in Pietermaritzburg location

Water trucks no longer deliver, and a project to install taps has stopped in Umkhambathini

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 18 July 2019
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Bus shortage costs Polokwane commuters

“I earn R2,900 a month. Per week my transport fare is R420 using minibus taxis.”

By Bernard Chiguvare - 17 July 2019
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Loyiso Basso left gang life to open a restaurant

Mgoli’s corner in Khayelitsha has been running for two years

By Velani Ludidi - 17 July 2019
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Old Brakpan residents, removed under apartheid, demand land

“The houses we were allocated in Tsakane are low in value compared to land in Brakpan … It is only fair that we are returned”

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 16 July 2019
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Grabouw farm worker strike ends after more than two months

But Oak Valley says union has not signed agreement

By Ashraf Hendricks - 16 July 2019
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Taps run dry while broken pipe wastes water for a month

“Our government says we must look after water because of drought. But it seems they do not practise what they preach,” says Eastern Cape villager

By Mbulelo Sisulu - 16 July 2019
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PE councillor’s house burnt and vehicle sabotaged

Twelve people arrested for public violence and intimidation

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 15 July 2019
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Protesters blame corruption for lack of water in Umlazi

“We hear that the officials are benefiting from the water tankers”

By Musa Binda - 15 July 2019
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Masiphumelele’s R15-million new taxi rank cannot operate

City says taxi association has refused to sign a memorandum of agreement

By Ella Ndongeni - 15 July 2019
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Abahlali leader blames government for baby’s death

Sbu Zikode says that Khwezi Mlingo would have survived if Cato Manor’s shacks had water and electricity

By Musa Binda - 12 July 2019
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PE residents stop street works to demand jobs

Municipality condemns disruption of service

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 12 July 2019
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Policing forums demand state of emergency in “gang-infested” areas

Bheki Cele announced on Thursday night that the SANDF would be deployed to several townships on the Cape Flats to assist with policing measures to curb crime

By Velani Ludidi - 12 July 2019
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Security guards demand jobs from PE municipality

“When we go to the toilet, we shit water because our stomachs are empty”

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 12 July 2019