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Healthy baby for Shoprite cashier who was assaulted while pregnant

Video of assault shocked SA

By Velani Ludidi - 21 November 2019
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Thieves steal children’s musical instruments from Khayelitsha school

Trumpets, saxophones, trombones and keyboards taken from a container store

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 21 November 2019
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Social Development asks for extension to clear foster care grant backlog

The battle to resolve the huge backlog dates back to 2011

By Karabo Mafolo - 20 November 2019
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“Right to protest a cornerstone of democracy”

SJC organised a march to Parliament, marking one year since Concourt affirmed its right to protest

By Velani Ludidi - 19 November 2019
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High Court orders PRASA to create safety plan for railway security

Safety of railway commuters put at risk by PRASA terminating contracts

By Madison Yauger - 19 November 2019
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Four years after Masiphumele fire, survivors still live in temporary one-room shacks

About 40 families say they need to be relocated

By Ella Ndongeni - 19 November 2019
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Man alleges police beat him with a sjambok

Abongile Mayekiso says he was severely assaulted by police who accused him of being a thief

By Velani Ludidi - 18 November 2019
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Greenmarket Square traders ask government to address refugee situation

Some traders on the square have closed up shop because their business has been disrupted

By Madison Yauger - 15 November 2019
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Refugees physically attack archbishop and Chris Nissen in Methodist church

Leadership justifies violence

By Karabo Mafolo and Madison Yauger - 15 November 2019
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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