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Municipal officials suspended amid allegations of “selling RDP houses”

Residents still living in shacks are billed for houses they have never seen

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 30 March 2020
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“Our entire livelihoods are coming to a standstill” says waste picker

Informal sector workers’ plea to be included in UIF provisions during the lockdown

By Zoë Postman - 27 March 2020
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ANC members accused of selling land for illegal occupation

Angered community leader responds by selling sites for just R1

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 27 March 2020
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If your conviction for a crime is overturned, do you get your job back?

A Constitutional Court judgment answers this – at least in the case of SANDF employees

By Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti - 24 March 2020
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Judge who chaired PRASA board to face tribunal

“We are satisfied that the allegations against her are very serious” says Chief Justice

By Liezl Human - 23 March 2020
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DA and ANC councillors both say hostel is not in their ward

“We are good enough to be used during elections but when we want service delivery we become a nuisance to them”

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 17 March 2020
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Ethiopian shop owners in Diepsloot say police are stealing their goods and cash during raids

Police are terrorising us, says shopowner

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 9 March 2020
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Lottery supporters march against journalists who exposed corruption

Memo calls on Ebrahim Patel not to suspend the National Lottery Commission’s board

By Elna Schütz - 6 March 2020
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Racial tension over housing project

Residents from Arla Park have occupied RDP houses built for people in Snake Park informal settlement

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 3 March 2020
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Councillor must fall, say Soweto White City residents

Councillor Ntombizodwa Nxumalo says protests are politically motivated

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 28 February 2020
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Women make a living picking through scrap metal

“It’s amazing what valuable pieces one can find … Maybe one day l will even find gold”

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 27 February 2020
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Concourt brings relief to children of foreign parents

If you were born in South Africa to non-citizens you can apply to be a citizen

By Tania Broughton - 26 February 2020
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Judges award punitive cost order against PRASA for delay in multi-billion rand Siyangena case

#UniteBehind calls for PRASA’s Administrator to be held liable for part of the legal fees

By Elna Schütz - 24 February 2020
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“The struggle against corruption is a struggle for human rights”

Civil society working group submits recommendations to Zondo Commission

By Liezl Human - 19 February 2020
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Precarious life for immigrant job-seekers

Suburban Johannesburg street corners attract many people seeking casual work

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 18 February 2020
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PRASA vs Siyangena: #UniteBehind joins court case to force rail agency to fight for billions of rands

PRASA doesn’t even have a law firm to represent it in huge upcoming legal battle

By Liezl Human - 14 February 2020