Brief

Dodgy Lottery: Judge dismisses attempt to block SIU investigating lottery millions

Gauteng High Court has dismissed Ramulifho associate Liesl Moses’s interdict to keep the SIU from investigating her

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23 July 2021

Court fines former Eastern Cape principal R4,000 for lowering learner into pit toilet

Lubeko Mgandela pleaded guilty to a charge of child abuse in the Tsolo Magistrates Court on Wednesday

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22 July 2021

When will the taxi violence end, asks Cape Town commuter desperate to get to work

The government must step in and stop the strike, otherwise we will lose our jobs, says store cashier

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21 July 2021

Treasury considering return of Covid-19 grant

Activists have so far collected over 62,000 signatures to petition for the R350 grant to be reintroduced

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20 July 2021

Charges withdrawn against man accused of starting Cape Town fire

Representations by Frederick Mhangazo’s defence team convince State to drop case

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16 July 2021

Durban volunteers and workers clean up en masse

“People are here knowing there is nothing to gain personally. They are doing it for the Umlazi community”

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15 July 2021

Transport department to shut down “problematic” ranks and routes if taxi violence continues

More people killed and several others injured this week in ongoing feud over taxi routes

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15 July 2021

Garbage collection resumes in Khayelitsha after weeks of rubbish piling up

A tender appeal interrupted garbage collection for over two weeks

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15 July 2021

Fears that some SASSA beneficiaries will not get paid next month

Cash paypoints across the country have been closed due to the unrest

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14 July 2021

“If you loot, you will meet the long arm of the law after we catch you” warn taxi operators

A convoy of taxis made its way through several townships in Kariega on Wednesday, urging people to refrain from looting

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14 July 2021

Shack dwellers under Potsdam Bridge play cat and mouse with City

Municipality puts in rocks, families remove them

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13 July 2021

Rubbish collection stopped by garbage collectors demanding permanent jobs in Kariega

The workers say they were employed as casuals from 2018 until June 2021

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9 July 2021

Fire kills one man and destroys 200 shacks in Cato Manor

Residents say this is the third devastating fire in eight months at Marikana informal settlement

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9 July 2021

Over 4 million vaccines administered, as rollout goes full steam ahead

Evidence accumulates that Covid-19 vaccines are saving lives across the planet

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9 July 2021

“Mice, cockroaches, mosquitos and flies were attracted to the dumping site”

eThekwini Municipality warns of fines of up to R5,000 for illegal dumping

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9 July 2021

Housing for informal settlement near Cape Town airport on hold

Province waiting for tests on aircraft noise, but resident says they have been living there since the 1990s and have not gone deaf

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9 July 2021