Commuters have deserted Metrorail

Another year at best before Cape Town Central line resumes service to Khayelitsha

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21 June 2021

Plett residents in court after protests against stalled housing project

The project was approved in October 2019 but has yet to break ground

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21 June 2021

Hundreds making use of SASSA’s new online booking portal for disability grants

But activists remain sceptical on whether it will alleviate the overburdened process for all vulnerable beneficiaries

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21 June 2021

Covid-19 vaccinations: homeless people at risk of being left out

At present the system requires an ID to register

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21 June 2021

State asks for more time to investigate case against Table Mountain fire accused

Accused’s lawyer wants case struck from court roll should the state not be ready next month

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18 June 2021

Patients at a Knysna clinic wait outside for hours to get medication

Health department says it could soon be using a nearby church hall to dispense medication to prevent patients crowding at the clinic’s gates

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18 June 2021

“Walk of Resistance” against Amazon site

A petition signed by 50,000 people opposing the R4.5bn mega-development has been handed over to Mayor Dan Plato

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17 June 2021

Langa residents are fed up with their police

Community leaders claim their safety patrol is more effective than SAPS

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17 June 2021

Youth Day sailing programme teaches more than just sailing

Young people from Imizamo Yethu and Hangberg get out on the water

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16 June 2021

SAHRC commissioner finds sewage gushing from drains in Cape Town housing project

Residents of Victoria Mxenge demand a permanent solution to sewerage problems

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15 June 2021

Cape Town trauma centre overwhelmed by case load

At times “the queues look like a SASSA line”

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15 June 2021

How a truck is helping people in rural areas get registered for vaccination

UNICEF is helping people to register on government’s EVDS system

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10 June 2021

Supporters of axed top cop Jeremy Vearey march to Parliament

They want him reinstated and a public inquiry into SAPS

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10 June 2021

Toy Story: How orgasms helped me heal

In this video Makgosi Letimile explains how she used sex toys to help relieve incontinence

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8 June 2021

Activist accused of harassment agrees to apologise to Robertson farmers

Farmer says in court papers he may have suffered “economic harm” because of the activist

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7 June 2021