Brief

New Era dismisses six workers in Germiston

One worker was dismissed for sharing a press statement that “dragged the company’s name through the mud”

By Zoë Postman - 2 July 2020

Covid-19: SADTU members quit schools to mourn dead colleagues

Union calls for Eastern Cape schools to be closed

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 2 July 2020

Khayelitsha SASSA office to re-open Thursday

Frustrated grant beneficiaries had to travel to other offices

By Buziwe Nocuze - 1 July 2020

Limited Metrorail service is better than none

As services slowly resumed, Cape Town commuters generally obeyed the measures put in place to curb the spread of Covid-19

By Tariro Washinyira - 1 July 2020

Sophiatown bursts into protests

20-year-old Cape Town informal settlement has floods but no water

By Tariro Washinyira - 29 June 2020

Vandalism during lockdown drains Motherwell school’s budget

Parents have started patrolling the grounds to scare off vandals

By Joseph Chirume - 29 June 2020

Taxis in KZN to defy lockdown regulations

Taxis plan to operate at full capacity from Monday

By Nokulunga Majola - 26 June 2020

Family wants answers after death in police custody

Sakhiwo Mbonyongwana died in a Khayelitsha police station cell on Tuesday

By Buziwe Nocuze - 26 June 2020

Stun grenades thrown at Parliament protesters

March against gender-based violence marred by group of drunk men

By James Stent - 24 June 2020

104-year-old woman has to go to the toilet in the open

Elisa Khumalo has watched as other people in the area get new toilets but not her

By Teboho Moloi - 24 June 2020

“Commuters have to urinate in the open,” says PE taxi driver

Taxi rank public toilets badly vandalised last year have remained closed

By Joseph Chirume - 24 June 2020

Families vacate land at owner’s request, only to be moved off new land too

City of Cape Town demolished the shacks and confiscated the material of 13 families who had moved from private land

By Buziwe Nocuze - 24 June 2020

Doornbach residents resist Covid-19 relocation plan

About 1,500 Dunoon families are to be moved to Winning Way

By Peter Luhanga - 23 June 2020

Community healthcare workers down tools

Union wants outsourcing stopped and workers integrated with health department

By Vincent Lali - 19 June 2020

Asylum seekers may apply for Covid-19 relief grant

Pretoria High Court rules against the Minister of Social Development

By Tania Broughton - 19 June 2020

Residents thank Covid-19 pandemic for sanitation

After 23 years using a pit latrine, community gets chemical toilets

By Nokulunga Majola - 19 June 2020