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Western Cape government confronts City of Cape Town over “appalling unhygienic” conditions in Dunoon

City says it has “a service delivery obligation but is not itself the cause of the pollution”

By Peter Luhanga - 14 November 2019
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Site C residents demand a police station

“We had a mobile police station about three years ago, which disappeared a year ago”

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 14 November 2019
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Protest at school after two educators dismissed for awarding fraudulent marks

“They acted dishonestly and we abide by the decision” says WCED spokesperson

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 14 November 2019
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Community volunteers try to keep Gugulethu safe

Some Asijiki neighbourhood watch patrollers have been shot at

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 13 November 2019
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New publication brings stories of rural South Africa to public attention

Social Change Assistance Trust (SCAT) celebrates 35 years with a book and seven awards

By Tariro Washinyira - 13 November 2019
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Mitchells Plain store owner given two weeks to respond to Equality Court

Store manager says shop owner might leave the country soon

By Barbara Maregele - 12 November 2019
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Uber owner claims extortion by taxi drivers - in the police station

Cape Town might soon witness an e-hailing war, says association

By Madison Yauger - 12 November 2019
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Still no houses for Redhill residents

City of Cape Town says construction will start this month

By Ella Ndongeni - 11 November 2019
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Arcadia House: No solution in sight for families as demolition starts

“If we had anywhere else to go, we would gladly go”

By Ashraf Hendricks - 11 November 2019
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“We didn’t ask for much” – seven years after the De Doorns uprising

“We are getting to a point where we will definitely see another strike soon”

By Barbara Maregele - 11 November 2019
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75-year-old SHAWCO to cut back activity after funding cuts

But medical projects will continue

By Drew Wayland - 11 November 2019
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Extinction Rebellion calls Africa Oil Week delegates “climate criminals”

Activists are demanding that government declare a “climate and ecological emergency”

By Madison Yauger - 8 November 2019
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Heated debate over which court should hear farm worker case

Judge expected to rule next week on whether Oak Valley case will be heard in Labour or Equality Court

By Tariro Washinyira and GroundUp Staff - 8 November 2019
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Suspended PRASA security manager to be reinstated

CCMA finds Ernest Hendricks was unfairly treated

By Barbara Maregele - 8 November 2019
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The long wait for new housing for Blikkiesdorp families

Symphony Way development will take years to complete

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 8 November 2019
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Refugee leaders refuse help from civil society organisations

Chances of resettlement are dismal, but leaders of group staying at church in centre of Cape Town persist with demand

By Madison Yauger - 7 November 2019