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Five taxi operators arrested for setting up roadblocks

SANTACO distances itself from the operators

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22 April 2021

Mamelodi residents have waited five years for electricity connections

Delay blamed on dispute with contractor

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22 April 2021

UCT fire: students tell how they grabbed textbooks and laptops and fled

“Some people didn’t have shoes on, others ran out in pyjamas”

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21 April 2021

Coega residents torch buses and trucks, demand jobs

Coega says more than 86% of its workforce is local

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21 April 2021

PRASA service gets worse even as it hikes ticket prices

Broken stations and filthy, rusted trains on the Kariega – Gqeberha line

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21 April 2021

Department of Education has failed to release vital software to schools

Government schools are unable to capture marks or produce reports

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21 April 2021

New attempt to force Home Affairs to obey court orders

Asylum seekers have struggled with documents since 2012 when Home Affairs closed its Cape Town refugee office

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20 April 2021

Refugee protest leaders deported

Remaining protesters given a choice: reintegrate or repatriate

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19 April 2021

Woman dies, teenager hurt as fire guts 49 shacks in Cato Manor

Fire victims say they are likely to spend a second night outside because they don’t have material to rebuild their homes

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19 April 2021

Khayelitsha residents want to know exactly when they will get the police station they were promised

Land for the Makhaza police station was identified already in 2004

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16 April 2021

“Illegal” school teaches hundreds of learners education department hasn’t placed

Mfuleni Combined School is run by volunteers and based in an illegally occupied college

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16 April 2021

Funders of African health research are excluding Africans, say scientists

African scientists call on funders to “decolonise global health”

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15 April 2021

“We cannot escape the smell”: Women have to clear away sewage before they can do their laundry

Toilets overflowing since June last year, but eThekwini municipality says blockages are caused by foreign objects

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15 April 2021

Judge President’s gripe with lawyers leads to High Court impasse

Limpopo judge’s statement that lawyers are trying to “capture” the court prompts concern from other judges

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15 April 2021