Hundreds march to demand Ramaphosa address Basic Income Grant at SONA

Civil society organisations want R350 SRD grant increased to R1,447

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Brief | 2 February 2023

Give us electricity or move us, says Mamelodi community

Most residents at Phomolong informal settlement rely on illegal connections

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Brief | 30 January 2023

Pretorians protest against loadshedding and tariff hike

“2024 is around the corner. This injustice is something that we are not going to forget”

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Brief | 23 January 2023

City of Tshwane not coping with refuse removal, say residents

Refuse collection in Ga-Rankuwa is infrequent and illegal dumps are multiplying

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News | 23 January 2023

Long queues and constant system failures at SASSA Soshanguve office

SASSA blames staff shortages and loadshedding

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Brief | 16 January 2023

Pretoria train stations brought back to life after years of closure

PRASA says 400 stations were vandalised during the Covid lockdown

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News | 5 December 2022

Mamelodi residents left to the mercy of flood waters

City of Tshwane insists plans are underway to relocate the families

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News | 2 December 2022

25,000 people live in Tshwane’s squalid apartheid hostels

Broken windows, filthy and broken toilets, terrible stink: the hostels are crumbling and there’s no money to fix them

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News | 16 November 2022

Man spent two years in prison before charges were dropped

He contracted HIV and was forcibly tattooed while in jail. Now he has been awarded R2-million in damages.

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Law | 10 November 2022

Gauteng government backtracks on housing promises

From a “mega project” to an “upgrade”: Marikana Soutpan families are still waiting

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News | 2 November 2022

The Mamelodi hostel where “Emzini Wezinsizwa” was filmed is a mess

Site of hit 1990s SABC comedy series has no electricity

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News | 25 October 2022

Homeless: Hundreds volunteer to count people living on the streets of Tshwane

This will help give more accurate data and steps needed to assist homeless people in the metro

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News | 21 October 2022

Call for Treasury to tax the rich to pay for a Basic Income Grant

“Government has ignored poor and marginalised people for too long”

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News | 18 October 2022

Meet Eric Poku, the “Shoe Doctor” of central Pretoria

Cobbler has been stitching the inner city’s shoes for twenty years

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News | 12 October 2022

EFF branch chair encourages land occupation in Tshwane

The party has “allocated” 439 plots on municipal land in Ga-Rankuwa Industrial area to people

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Brief | 30 September 2022

PRASA’s deadline looms for fixing Pretoria’s ruined train stations

Stations on the Pienaarspoort to Pretoria line are supposed to be fixed by December. Some progress has been made.

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News | 28 September 2022