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Why are the lights off at PRASA?

Claims, counter claims and racketeering allegations in PRASA fencing contract

By Steve Kretzmann - 13 December 2018
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Slight improvement in backlog at Western Cape High Court

But 16 judgments have been outstanding for at least six months

By Kim Reynolds - 13 December 2018
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Mortuary workers return to work after arrests

“We are declaring a big war with the Department of Health,” says union

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 12 December 2018
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More than half the plots earmarked for backyarders in Cape Town’s southern suburbs are on wetlands

Residents sceptical at briefing by project managers

By Barbara Maregele - 12 December 2018
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School principal charged after sexual harassment case

Western Cape Education Department takes action

By Sipho Mzakwe - 12 December 2018
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We hope it won’t just be a decoration, says resident as temporary Nyanga police station opened

Minister silent on permanent station promised for 2023

By Thembela Ntongana - 12 December 2018
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Shack dwellers lose their Christmas savings in Khayelitsha fire

Cash, documents, clothes and furniture destroyed and over 100 people left homeless

By Vincent Lali - 11 December 2018
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Picket against new coal stations at energy summit

Coal-fired power plant plans are “dragging the country’s efforts to address climate change backwards”

By Yann Macherez - 11 December 2018
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“My cousin was stabbed to death this year … My friend’s uncle was shot seven times”

Minister promises new police station and anti-gang unit for northern areas of Port Elizabeth

By Joseph Chirume - 11 December 2018
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“Tell us how you get high”

World’s largest drug survey wants to hear from drug users across the planet

By Elsabé Brits - 11 December 2018
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Shack dwellers ask City to share cost of janitors

Toilets donated to community of Siyangena are kept clean by residents

By Bernard Chiguvare - 11 December 2018
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Mortuary employees arrested for defying court order to end go-slow

NEHAWU commits to supporting workers, who will appear in court on Tuesday

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 11 December 2018
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Award-winning children’s book author Dianne Case stabbed 14 times

Protesters at bail hearing hold up 16 days of activism placards

By Ashraf Hendricks - 10 December 2018
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Parkwood residents “losing hope” of receiving social housing

Ward councillor says project’s steering committee will report back this week

By Barbara Maregele - 10 December 2018
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69-year-old woman scrap collector sleeps by the roadside

Eastern Cape women spend weeks on the road collecting ferrous metals

By Yamkela Ntshongwana - 10 December 2018
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Housing allocation “chaos” in Umlazi

eThekwini Municipality admits “confusion” over who benefitted from housing project

By Nomfundo Xolo - 10 December 2018