Brief

Cape township homes in the dark as technicians fear for their safety

Eskom and City of Cape Town say it’s not safe to do repairs in Philippi East

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Brief | 5 July 2022

Deadline extended for public to comment on controversial education regulations

Schools with inadequate and unsafe sanitation are scheduled to receive appropriate toilets next year, says government

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Brief | 1 July 2022

Delft residents march to Premier Winde’s office

“We have been staying in Tsunami for 15 years, but we still don’t have electricity”

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Brief | 1 July 2022

Shack dwellers call for their settlements to be recognised

Mfuleni residents march to Cape Town Civic Centre

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Brief | 30 June 2022

Crucial housing judgment still outstanding after 16 months. Judiciary has failed to explain why

Fate of farm dweller facing eviction still in limbo

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Brief | 30 June 2022

Woman dies trying to save her family

Mfuleni family loses three members in a fire. Two children are still fighting for their lives in hospital.

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Brief | 29 June 2022

Residents have been without running water for eight months in this town

The Madibeng mayor told protesters that the municipality is broke and can’t pay back its more than R200-million debt to the City of Tshwane.

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Brief | 28 June 2022

Eight-month electricity delay sparks days of protest

Nelson Mandela Bay municipality says it is struggling to get crucial components to complete Kliprand electrification

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Brief | 22 June 2022

Train service to resume in parts of Eastern Cape

No trains have been running since January because of severe vandalism and cable theft, PRASA says

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Brief | 22 June 2022

Domestic workers march in Pretoria for decent pay and benefits

“There is a need for domestic workers to unite and fight for our rights” says worker

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Brief | 17 June 2022

Rural Eastern Cape nurses demand special allowance

Health department agrees to meet nursing unions next week over allegations of unpaid allowances

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Brief | 17 June 2022

Youth picket, demand library be opened as government promised

The R23-million Lehae Library was meant to open in 2018

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Brief | 17 June 2022

Parliament approves Lottery board chair shortlist

Opposition parties object to the inclusion of Frank Chikane

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Brief | 15 June 2022

Parents shut down unfenced Gqeberha school

They are demanding that the Eastern Cape Department of Education commit to a date to safeguarding the school

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Brief | 15 June 2022

Khayelitsha residents shelter in churches after non-stop rain

Hundreds need blankets and food as they are cold and hungry

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Brief | 15 June 2022