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Six years later Constitutional Court orders Woolies to reinstate retrenched workers

Woolworths should have considered alternatives, says country’s highest court

By Mluleki Marongo - 12 November 2018
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Corruption Watch announces project to hold police accountable

New website will allow people to report police corruption

By Kim Reynolds - 8 November 2018
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Rwandan man faces death if he is deported from South Africa

The Constitutional Court is deciding if Alex Ruta can seek asylum

By Zoë Postman - 2 November 2018
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Heineken strike leaders fear dismissal

Brewery workers want better conditions and to be insourced

By Zoë Postman and Saam Niami Jalinous - 1 November 2018
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Former Ekurhuleni workers demand mayor make good on his promise of jobs

The group protested as a motion of no confidence in Mayor Mzwandile Masina was being debated

By Zoë Postman - 26 October 2018
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Major precedent set for communities affected by mining

Constitutional Court judge quotes Fanon: to “strip someone of their source of livelihood, then you strip them of their dignity too”

By Kim Reynolds - 26 October 2018
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Joburg’s Golden Highway barricaded in housing protest

Freedom Park residents demand land

By Zoë Postman - 23 October 2018
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Tension in Hillbrow after residents attack drug dealers

Drug dealers and users have moved one block further away from where they were

By Ian Broughton - 15 October 2018
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No land, no vote, say residents of Freedom Park

“As old as l am, l do not have a house. If l die today my children will not have a home.”

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 9 October 2018
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Homeless poorly treated in Bedfordview

People living on the street say they will resist smear campaigns and persistent attempts to have them removed

By Ian Broughton - 8 October 2018
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Equality Court makes it clear: No racism is acceptable

Velaphi Khumalo asked South Africa to be cleansed of whites, like Hitler did to Jews

By Ciaran Ryan - 8 October 2018
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Cele promises corruption probe at Sophiatown police station

National Commissioner Khehla Sitole to report back to Westbury residents

By Zoë Postman - 2 October 2018
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At least 15 injured as violence erupts in Westbury

Residents throw petrol bombs during protest, police fire rubber bullets

By Zoë Postman - 1 October 2018
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Activists call for improved access to safe abortions

“We have a right as women to choose what we do with our bodies without being questioned”

By Zoë Postman - 29 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