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Asylum seekers say officials keep their passports until they buy tickets to Zimbabwe

But bus ticket operators will usually not issue a cross-border ticket if the passenger does not show a passport

By Ray Mwareya - 21 September 2018
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Sun City prisoners accuse staff of cheating them out of canteen money

Inmates say attempts to open fraud case blocked

By Ciaran Ryan - 20 September 2018
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Zandspruit residents march for better policing

Johannesburg community warns of vigilante action if situation doesn’t improve

By Zoë Postman - 19 September 2018
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Staff at student accommodation in Braamfontein on strike

South Point says it cannot meet workers’ demands and remain viable

By Zoë Postman - 17 September 2018
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Gauteng court rules against cheap bank repossessions

Judgment is a victory for Johannesburg homeowners, and possibly homeowners across the country

By Ciaran Ryan - 13 September 2018
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Local shops hike prices as immigrants forced out, say Gauteng residents

Yet anti-immigrant sentiments persist in Ratanda, south of Heidelberg

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 13 September 2018
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“I called the police many times but they never came”

What victims and perpetrators of Soweto’s xenophobic violence say

By Mosa Damane - 10 September 2018
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Criminal justice system abused to stifle protest, says report

Right2Protest coalition launches State of Protest Report

By Zoë Postman - 7 September 2018
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Xenophobia triumphs in Gauteng

Shops owned by immigrants looted in Ratanda a week ago remain closed despite many in the community wanting them reopened

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 3 September 2018
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“The toilets are tin, the classrooms are tin, the office is tin, the kitchen is tin, the storeroom is tin. Nothing is serious here.”

Gauteng learners call for province to fix substandard schools

By Zoë Postman - 31 August 2018
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Bathabile Dlamini off-the-hook for court costs - for now

Delays could have been avoided by Dlamini and former CEO Pearl Bhengu but their conduct was not “in bad faith or grossly negligent”

By Zoë Postman - 30 August 2018
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Showdown over land occupation in Brakpan looms

Eviction order is in place says councillor, but occupiers vow to resist

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 30 August 2018
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Union goes to CCMA to get Gautrain finances

Bombela says it is a private company under no obligation to show UNTU its finances

By Zoë Postman - 24 August 2018
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Court to decide how to handle home repossessions

Activist group wants judges to be able to waive reserve prices only in exceptional circumstances

By Ciaran Ryan - 16 August 2018
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FEDUSA will go to court to get Gautrain financials

Two-week strike at Gautrain ends

By Zoë Postman - 13 August 2018
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TAC and Corruption Watch want ANC to take action against former Gauteng health officials

Qedani Mahlangu and Brian Hlongwa left health department in “shambles” say civil society organisations

By Zoë Postman - 7 August 2018