Life after a devastating fire in Cato Manor’s Marikana

The informal settlement is home to about 6,000 people

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30 April 2021

Complaints of shoddy workmanship at new multi-million rand housing development

“I don’t know why they moved us here when they know that there is still a lot of work to be done” says resident

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30 April 2021

Woman seeks to sue rapists 40 years after attack

Case could overturn three-year prescription on civil claims for sexual offences

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24 April 2021

Equal Education demands release of KZN learner transport policy

“It’s difficult to concentrate in class after a long walk” says learner

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23 April 2021

Five taxi operators arrested for setting up roadblocks

SANTACO distances itself from the operators

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22 April 2021

Woman dies, teenager hurt as fire guts 49 shacks in Cato Manor

Fire victims say they are likely to spend a second night outside because they don’t have material to rebuild their homes

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19 April 2021

“We cannot escape the smell”: Women have to clear away sewage before they can do their laundry

Toilets overflowing since June last year, but eThekwini municipality says blockages are caused by foreign objects

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15 April 2021

Students unable to pay rent sleep outside college gates

“Getting education in this country is still a challenge and it won’t be better anytime soon”

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14 April 2021

KZN church leaders speak out against xenophobia

MK vet leader says the organisation’s name has been dragged “to the ground” by attackers claiming to be veterans

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8 April 2021

Learners are taught outside at tiny rural school

District officials are visiting the school in Ndwedwe

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8 April 2021

Taxi operators bring township to a standstill over potholed roads

This comes two years after people last protested for the roads to be fixed in Maqongqo, Pietermaritzburg

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30 March 2021

Community shuts down dilapidated Pietermaritzburg school

Education department to investigate complaints

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18 March 2021

Parents shut down school, take circuit manager hostage

“We buy chalk ourselves” says teacher

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12 March 2021

“It is a sin that South Africans can do this to their fellow Africans” says witness to Durban violence

But no evidence of the alleged killing of two immigrants in last week’s attack

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9 March 2021