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Learners demand toilets and water for Limpopo schools

Department claims construction at schools will start January 2020

By Bernard Chiguvare - 13 December 2019
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Asylum seekers accuse Pretoria police of taking bribes

SAPS urges complainants to come forward

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 13 December 2019
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Steep bus fare hike stops some Zimbabweans in PE going home

Bus companies in PE have increased prices from R800 to R1,500 for a single trip

By Joseph Chirume - 13 December 2019
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“Murder capital” residents welcome award for police station commander

Top Nyanga cop is “always willing to go out of his way to help”

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 13 December 2019
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Homeless people win court victory against City of Cape Town

A review of the bylaws is to be heard in February

By Steve Kretzmann - 12 December 2019
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City of Cape Town moves to evict occupiers of old circus school

Court gives residents until end of January to find lawyer to fight eviction

By Ashraf Hendricks - 12 December 2019
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Reprieve for farm families facing second eviction

But municipalities wash their hands of responsibility for providing alternative accommodation

By Steve Kretzmann - 12 December 2019
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Chinese Association heads to court over ‘hate speech’ comments on Facebook

Equality Court hears history of discrimination against Chinese people in South Africa

By Safura Abdool Karim - 12 December 2019
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Parents mourn their dead daughter, while her suspected killer is out on R300 bail

Family blames police for wrong charges

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 11 December 2019
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Court reprimands shop owner who denied access to child in wheelchair

“No one should be allowed to waste the court’s time unnecessarily” says magistrate

By Barbara Maregele - 11 December 2019
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Mamelodi floods: “I watched as my shack was swept away”

Shackdwellers pick up the pieces

By Mosima Rafapa - 11 December 2019
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Khayelitsha court doesn’t cater properly for rape survivors, report finds

Rape Crisis demands better conditions at sexual offences court

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 10 December 2019
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Picket for children’s rights outside Home Affairs office

Protesters demand better access to documentation

By Zoë Postman - 10 December 2019
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“Townships should not be a dumping site for unhealthy food”

People’s Health Movement urges government to do more to curb malnutrition and obesity in townships

By Tariro Washinyira - 10 December 2019
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Residents and municipality blame each other after child electrocuted

Nine-year-old stepped on wires from illegal electricity connection

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 10 December 2019
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Pietermaritzburg fire leaves 164 people homeless

“Our clothes and food went up in flames”

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 10 December 2019