Promises, promises: the residents of Marikana Soutpan have almost given up hope

Informal settlement was first promised water and sanitation in 2017


26 April 2021

“R350 is a start, but not enough” says Covid-19 grant recipient

Activists are calling for the Social Relief of Distress Grant to be extended and increased


23 April 2021

Mamelodi residents have waited five years for electricity connections

Delay blamed on dispute with contractor


22 April 2021

Dire Road Accident Fund situation is close to constitutional crisis, warn judges

Fund is facing imminent implosion, the consequences of which will be disastrous


12 April 2021

Centurion recyclers battle against eviction

“All we ask is that they be moved to a permanent place where they will be able to work and feed their families”


29 March 2021

Covid-19 and ivermectin: SAHPRA reaches settlement with Afriforum

Doctors can apply to use the drug under section 21 of the Medicines Act


1 February 2021

Judge Makhubele backs down from fight with JSC

PRASA Judge will pay wasted costs


14 December 2020

SIU and Hawks swoop on National Lotteries Commission

Laptops and documents seized, officials interviewed


8 December 2020

Union slams public works programme

Workers whose contracts ended in March are demanding to be reinstated


26 November 2020

Court rejects urgent bid to extend top-up grants

Millions of beneficiaries need the top-up to get by, argued Black Sash


2 November 2020

Desperate message from senior judge shows court system is breaking down

No telephones, no internet, no wifi, no emails and not enough judges. This is reportedly the current situation at the Pretoria High Court


9 October 2020

Yoruba protest for independence in Pretoria

About 100 people march to Nigerian embassy


2 October 2020

Groundbreaking court judgment on mining and community rights

Court rules that Xolobeni community should have received mining application before the right was granted


22 September 2020

Protesters call for Moloto Rail Corridor to be built

“Many lives will be saved, convenience will be brought to people’s lives, and economic stimulation for our locals will happen”


12 September 2020

Reopen events, say Gauteng entertainers

“There’s no food anymore. There’s no income.”


11 September 2020