“I stood there watching the blaze kill my family”

Relative describes her helplessness as five people die in Khayelitsha fire

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Brief | 16 May 2022

Nelson Mandela Bay residents threaten to shut down metro over water crisis

A community organisation set up to deal with water issues is to lodge a formal complaint with the SA Human Rights Commission this week

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News | 16 May 2022

It’s been 15 months since the Cape High Court reserved judgment in this “emergency” housing case

The Office of the Chief Justice and Judge President John Hlophe are silent on why Acting Judge Bernard Martin has taken so long to hand down his ruling

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Law | 16 May 2022

Minister promises land to people living on railway track

Fikile Mbalula tells community leaders he’ll be back in two weeks to show them the land

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Brief | 14 May 2022

Judge makes landmark ruling on Divorce Act

Gauteng High Court finds part of the Act discriminates against women and is unconstitutional

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Law | 13 May 2022

Five years and two building contractors, but these houses are still not finished

“The contractor left my house without a roof, windows and doors” says Fort Beaufort resident

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News | 13 May 2022

Musina closed down in protest over water

Major roads blocked, shops and schools closed

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News | 13 May 2022

Concourt to rule on access to books for blind people

Hundreds march in support of amendments to the Copyright Act that will improve access to published works for blind and visually impaired people

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News | 12 May 2022

New delay in lesbian murder case as Khayelitsha court runs out of paper

Family of Phelokazi Mqathanya losing hope after multiple postponements

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News | 12 May 2022

Two years into the Covid disaster, where do we stand?

Far fewer people are dying but the disease remains extremely serious

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Science | 12 May 2022

Lansdowne train station is full of excrement, garbage - and rats

Subway is too filthy to use, so commuters cross over the railway lines

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News | 12 May 2022

Post Office no longer paying R350 grant

Beneficiaries must now collect their money at retail stores or USave

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News | 12 May 2022

Anger at Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality as water runs out and leaks go unfixed

Organisation calls for government to answer to Human Rights Commission

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News | 12 May 2022

Human Rights Commission steps in to tackle Limpopo sewage problem

Commission to monitor Mogalakwena municipality

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News | 12 May 2022

Pikitup, the pastor and the lost recycling depot

No sign of depot launched by Joyline Josamu

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News | 11 May 2022