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Tensions mount in Tembisa again as families mourn their dead

Protesters block off township with rocks and rubbish

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News | 3 August 2022

Free State drinking water polluted by sewage

Winburg one of many towns in the province with unsafe drinking water

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News | 3 August 2022

Lotteries executive was paid almost R1-million as a “performance bonus” – but he wasn’t even at work

Phillemon Letwaba earned nearly R4-million and Lotteries boss Thabang Mampane more than R4.5-million in the 2020/21 year

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News | 3 August 2022

High Court victory for former farm worker from Wellington

Drakenstein Municipality failed in its duty to provide emergency housing, Western Cape High Court finds

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News | 2 August 2022

Education department misses court deadline to pay educators

Eastern Cape education department has now promised to pay staff at a Makhanda school by the end of August

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News | 2 August 2022

“It’s survival of the fittest” says blind homeless woman

No homeless shelters or “safe spaces” in Mitchells Plain

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News | 2 August 2022

12 toilets for 3,000 people, so elderly couple use the bushes

600,000 are people waiting for housing opportunities in the Western Cape

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News | 2 August 2022

We’ll fight eviction, say families living on Joburg railway land

Some people have been living on the Braamfontein site for over two decades

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News | 2 August 2022

Amathole Municipality and Department of Water blame each other for leaving villages dry

Workers oppose the mayor’s plan to bring in a new company and cut their wages. Mayor blames the Department - but the municipality has not released funds to the contractor.

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News | 1 August 2022

Cape Town tables plan for two inner-city social housing projects

Announcement hailed as a victory for housing activists

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News | 29 July 2022

Gugulethu’s sweetest business

Vuyo Myoli set himself up as a beekeeper in the Cape Town township

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News | 29 July 2022

Women volunteers clean up dumps in Delft after a dead body was found

“We want to stay in a clean environment”

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News | 29 July 2022

Gqeberha refugee office is a nightmare for Somali immigrants

Staff shortages at Home Affairs leave asylum seekers in the lurch

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News | 29 July 2022

Western Cape fishers want rights allocation process to be started all over again

Small fishing companies say they’re at a disadvantage

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News | 28 July 2022

River Club contempt of court hearing pushed back another week

And a move to depose Tauriq Jenkins as supreme high commissioner of the Goringhaicona Khoi Khoin Indigenous Traditional Council is struck from the urgent roll by High Court

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News | 28 July 2022

Pigs swim in the sewage outside my house, says protester

Gqeberha protesters block Old Uitenhage Road demanding changes to their living conditions

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News | 28 July 2022