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Organisations defend Pravin Gordhan

Rally against corruption will take place on Sunday 21 July

By Zoë Postman - 19 July 2019
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Officials apologise for preventing prisoner from signing court papers

Mbalenhle Nkosi wants a laptop so he can study

By Zoë Postman - 17 July 2019
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Old Brakpan residents, removed under apartheid, demand land

“The houses we were allocated in Tsakane are low in value compared to land in Brakpan … It is only fair that we are returned”

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 16 July 2019
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Makhuluplaas farm labour tenants forgotten since 1991

“They have been on the land the longest and they still don’t have flushing toilets”

By Zoë Postman - 12 July 2019
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Police and developers blame each other for unlawful eviction

Land occupiers in Mayfield intend to bring contempt of court action

By Zoë Postman - 10 July 2019
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Mother’s daily battle to get her four children to school 40km away

“I want my children to get an education and not end up as waste pickers like myself,” says Zodwa Malatji

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 9 July 2019
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No shelters for Johannesburg’s homeless

City says 10,000 people are living on its streets, but it only funds one shelter

By Chris Gilili - 8 July 2019
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Life in Plastic City is hard, but being an immigrant makes it worse

Mozambican immigrants and Xitsonga-speakers say they are discriminated against

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 8 July 2019
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Women and unemployed young men dodge trains to scavenge for coal

People hunt for coal that has fallen off trains along the Brakpan–Springs line

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 3 July 2019
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Court interdicts Ekurhuleni from reblocking informal settlement

City will appeal the court order affecting Vusimuzi in Tembisa

By Zoë Postman - 28 June 2019
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The people of Plastic City cannot even afford zinc shacks

People live in homes built of discarded board and plastic next to a Brakpan dump site

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 27 June 2019
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Over 150 households share three toilets

“Maybe the government has forgotten about Kliptown”

By Chris Gilili - 21 June 2019

Prisoner denied access to laptop for studies takes authorities to court

Correctional services say his computer is a security risk

By Zoë Postman - 20 June 2019
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Alexandra residents protest in Sandton over state of township

“We want to burn our tyres here so that these streets can look like the streets of Alexandra”

By Zoë Postman - 19 June 2019
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The right to die with dignity

We need to change our law

By Lee-Anne Bruce and Sheena Swemmer - 19 June 2019
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Reappointed for a third term: Learners tell Motshekga to get it right this time

Equal Education stages mock swearing-in ceremony in Pretoria for Minister of Basic Education

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 19 June 2019