Brief

Eastern Cape village without water since 2019

A pensioner says she has to use the little money she has to pay youths to collect water from a neighbouring community

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12 August 2021

State refused to help immigrant fire victims, so this organisation stepped up

Immigrants who lost their shacks in a fire in Briardene last month were refused building materials by the state

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12 August 2021

Family waits 11 hours at roadside with body of child killed in a hit-and-run

Three-year-old Mtshidzi Ngwenya was killed at a pedestrian crossing on the N1 in Limpopo at 1pm. Pathologists only came after midnight

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11 August 2021

“We don’t want handouts. We want land”

Western Cape farm workers picket outside parliament

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11 August 2021

Dunoon man electrocuted trying to put out the shack fire that killed another man

Residents say electrocuted man helped them fight for the land they are living on

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10 August 2021

Magistrates court currently convening in a car park

Labour department closed the court building after contractor failed to complete refurbishments

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6 August 2021

CCMA upholds dismissal of Spar workers in Gqeberha for violating picket rules

Commissioner finds workers guilty of “gross misconduct” and violating a court interdict

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5 August 2021

Plettenberg Bay protesters close N2

Kurland residents want electricity problem fixed

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4 August 2021

Elderly getting Covid vaccine have message for young people

“The youth should stop spreading lies on social media about the vaccine. It has not killed me. Instead, I feel safe”

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3 August 2021

People here have been waiting for houses since 1996. They may soon get them

The Valhalla Park Housing Project began in 2016. The first houses are almost finished

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2 August 2021

People are lining the streets with buckets in Nelson Mandela Bay as taps run dry

Municipality says the issue was due to a leak and should be repaired by Friday

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29 July 2021

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