Brief

Many sex workers are battling to get vaccinated

Those who do not have identity documents cannot be registered on the government’s computer system

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24 August 2021

People flock to Nelson Mandela Bay’s pop-up vaccine sites

“I can proudly say that all of us in the family of four have taken the vaccine,” says Gqeberha resident

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23 August 2021

Khayelitsha toilet cleaners work without recommended inoculations

City blames Covid disruptions for being behind on vaccinating workers against tetanus

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19 August 2021

Teachers demand KZN education department pay them, fill vacant posts

SADTU: “As we speak more than 1,203 substitute teachers have either not been paid or told not to come back to school”

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18 August 2021

Eastern Cape communities want “death trap” road fixed

The provincial department of transport has allocated R1.5 million for repairs but admits it is not enough to rehabilitate the R58 road

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17 August 2021

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