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IPID finds “no misconduct” in using a water cannon on SASSA beneficiaries

Western Cape legislature says IPID report “disgraceful”

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7 May 2021

Labour Minister promises action against farmers

Dozens of farm workers complain of difficulties accessing UIF during Covid-19 lockdown

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7 May 2021

Waste pickers’ livelihoods at risk in Johannesburg

Informal reclaimers say the expansion of Pikitup into recycling will leave them without an income

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7 May 2021

Mayor fails to produce evidence that “foreigners” are behind Gqeberha land occupations

Mayor Nqaba Bhanga has been criticised by civil society for placing immigrants’ lives at risk by making unsubstantiated inflammatory comments

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6 May 2021

Fix sewage problem before adding more houses say Philippi residents

City blames misuse of the system for the frequent blockages

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6 May 2021

Mfuleni’s “illegal” school struggling to cope

2,000 students have three toilets and one tap

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5 May 2021

Education department back in court over pit latrines

SECTION27 says the department only plans to eradicate pit toilets in Limpopo schools by 2030

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4 May 2021

Indwe’s R11-million stadium unfinished and abandoned

Municipality says the construction company has refused to return to work

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4 May 2021

Urban livestock farmers desperate for grazing land

Pastures have been displaced by land occupation and private game reserve in Colchester

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4 May 2021

Long queues at post offices as activists picket for Covid-19 grant extension

”I do not even have money to go back home if I don’t get paid today. I am hungry” says hopeful beneficiary

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30 April 2021

Cape Town firefighters fear they will be fired

City says it is trying to resolve the matter and has made no such decision

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30 April 2021

Gay refugees denied asylum by Home Affairs bigotry - report

Organisations analysed letters denying LGBTI applicants refugee status

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30 April 2021

What has been granted in the Tafelberg leave to appeal?

Leave to appeal the sale was denied, but a higher court is to hear appeals on a number of related issues

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30 April 2021

Complaints of shoddy workmanship at new multi-million rand housing development

“I don’t know why they moved us here when they know that there is still a lot of work to be done” says resident

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30 April 2021

Immigrant traders demand to know why City of Cape Town has moved them

City says the move allows access to emergency vehicles, but traders say their spots have simply been taken over by locals

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29 April 2021