Brief

Conditions are dreadful at Pietermaritzburg morgue

Unclaimed bodies decaying, a terrible stench, no hot water, equipment and vehicles broken

By

31 May 2021

SAMWU demands investigation into abuse allegations

Union says more than ten shop stewards are facing charges of gross misconduct and insubordination

By

31 May 2021

Taxi drivers cause havoc in Nyanga over impounded vehicles

Protesters burnt a bus and four cars, shutting down the area around the Nyanga taxi rank for two days

By

28 May 2021

Sefako Makgatho University workers end three-week strike

Workers agree to 4.5% wage increase

By

27 May 2021

Parents win three year battle to build school

Construction of Kariega school was stalled because education department failed to pay contractors

By

27 May 2021

5,000 Siqalo households have no water during the day

City of Cape Town says illegal connections interrupt the water supply to the informal settlement

By

27 May 2021

Scores arrested in Harrismith and N3 shutdown

Villagers of Intabazwe say municipality has forgotten them

By

27 May 2021

Two people died and dozens left homeless in Plettenberg Bay fire

Bitou Municipality is helping the fire victims

By

26 May 2021

Children with autism battle to find school places

Parents, caregivers and volunteers marched to Parliament

By

24 May 2021

Sisters die in Philippi shack fire

The family lost everything in the blaze

By

22 May 2021

Solidarity protest for dock workers who stalled Israeli ship

Action against the vessel was part of a global call for workers and trade unions to refuse to unload Israeli ships

By

22 May 2021

Water situation desperate in Hankey and Patensie

Towns’ population swells with thousands of seasonal workers needed to harvest the citrus crop

By

21 May 2021

Covid funds for artists: Public Protector intervenes

“Artists are not seen as employees but as freelancers” says performer

By

20 May 2021

Eastern Cape villagers have to cross a river to reach their nearest clinic

Provincial health department says National Health Insurance programme will help rural residents to access health care

By

20 May 2021