Brief

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Law enforcement moves against Vrygrond land occupiers

Residents claim they were not shown court order before their shacks were demolished

By Velani Ludidi - 25 May 2019
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Vavi joins Grabouw farm workers march

Unions to meet with Human Rights Commission and Oak Valley managers over housing issues

By Barbara Maregele - 24 May 2019
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Cape Town’s hostels to be upgraded

Built to accommodate black working men under apartheid, many are in terrible condition

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 23 May 2019
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Activists protest against corruption as new MPs sworn in

Meanwhile PRASA takes action against top executives

By Mary-Anne Gontsana and Katherine Liu - 22 May 2019
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Wage negotiations deadlocked on Grabouw Farm at centre of N2 protests

Oak Valley has obtained an interdict against protesting workers

By Ashraf Hendricks - 22 May 2019
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Union pushes for recognition by PE municipality

But accusations from leader receive strong response from SAMWU AND IMATU

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 22 May 2019
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Hundreds of Uitenhage residents queue for houses

Call to register on consolidated list raises hopes

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 20 May 2019
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Much needed rain brings flooding to Cape Town

Disaster Management reports no major incidents

By Velani Ludidi - 20 May 2019
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We have nowhere to train, say Mitchells Plain learners

School trying to raise money for a sports field

By Ashraf Hendricks - 20 May 2019
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“Everything that I worked hard for is burnt to ashes”

Over 200 left homeless by Masiphumelele fire

By Ella Ndongeni - 20 May 2019
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“Our taps have been running dry for years” says Pietermaritzburg resident

Msunduzi deputy mayor Thobani Zuma promised to send water tankers which had not yet arrived by Friday morning

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 17 May 2019
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Solid waste workers demand permanent jobs in Durban

Contractors march through city centre

By Musa Binda - 16 May 2019
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Gift of the Givers pulls out of Makhanda

The organisation says government will be paying about R10 million to companies for work it did

By Lucas Nowicki - 16 May 2019
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Fisantekraal residents unhappy with quality of RDP houses

They demand the Public Protector intervenes

By Vincent Lali - 16 May 2019
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Burst drain goes unfixed for three weeks in Durban neighbourhood

Stagnant water causes terrible smell and increase in flies

By Musa Binda - 16 May 2019
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Learners and teachers shut down overcrowded Kraaifontein school

“I battle to check whether all 70 learners [in my class] have done their homework” says teacher

By Vincent Lali - 16 May 2019