Brief

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Train commuters protest after being told to move to second-class carriage

Metrorail apologises for ticket conductor’s behaviour

By Tariro Washinyira - 24 January 2020
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“I’m still shaking with fear” says Newcastle shop owner

Dozens of immigrant-owned stores in Osizweni and Madadeni were ransacked and vandalised on Thursday

By Sibusiso Mdlalose - 24 January 2020
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Protest shuts down overcrowded school

Parents demand temporary classrooms to accommodate learners who were sent home

By Vincent Lali - 24 January 2020
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Township schools run sports events in the street

MEC tells schools to apply for Lottery funding

By Selby Nomnganga - 24 January 2020
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Fifteen-year wait for KwaNobuhle bridge finally over

Construction underway on a new bridge where dozens of learners cross river daily

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 24 January 2020
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R1 billion to be spent on Cape Town’s broken Central Line, promises PRASA

But line still won’t be fully open until 2021

By Lucas Nowicki - 23 January 2020
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Security guards on strike in Mpumalanga after province fails to pay

Workers won’t be paid until April, says union

By Gaby Ndongo - 23 January 2020
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Eastern Cape hall named after Mandela is derelict

Blue Crane Route Municipality admits it’s at fault

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 23 January 2020
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Member of Parliament calls for Lottery board to be fired

NLC investigating itself is like “turkeys voting for Christmas”, says MP in letter to minister Patel

By Raymond Joseph - 23 January 2020
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Makana Municipality to appeal against judgment

Mayor says the municipality has improved and wants judgment dissolving it overturned

By Lucas Nowicki - 22 January 2020
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Immigrant shop owner under police protection after looting

Spate of xenophobic violence follows murder of policeman

By Selby Nomnganga - 22 January 2020
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Children use electricity pylon as jungle gym

Residents of PE township where four children died after playing on rubbish dump call for recreational facilities

By Joseph Chirume - 22 January 2020
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Muncipality breaks its promise to fix taxi rank toilets

After six months, streams of urine still flow from broken toilets

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 22 January 2020
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Learners sent home after municipality cuts water supply to Pietermaritzburg school

School ran up bill of R2 million, says municipality

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 21 January 2020
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Witsand residents protest against arrest of street patrollers

12 members of patrol face charges including assault, kidnapping, and attempted murder

By Peter Luhanga - 21 January 2020
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Protesters shut clinic in Pietermaritzburg

Willowfontein residents demand municipality keeps promise to fix road

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 21 January 2020