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Criminal justice system abused to stifle protest, says report

Right2Protest coalition launches State of Protest Report

By Zoë Postman - 7 September 2018
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Farmers complain their cattle are being impounded

“The herd was our pride,” farmer says after Kouga municipality auctions off cattle

By Joseph Chirume - 14 August 2018
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“Violence is the only language our government understands”

Ngcobo residents block R61, demand better roads

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik and Yamkela Ntshongwana - 7 August 2018
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Parkwood housing project gets underway

But neighbours worried about property values

By Barbara Maregele - 3 August 2018
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Social housing: what if we can’t pay the rent, ask Salt River families

Pine Road residents worried about City plan

By Thembela Ntongana - 2 August 2018
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Eastern Cape taxis threaten “strike” unless road is tarred

Money budgeted for tarring road was diverted for disaster relief in 2009

By Kwanele Mketeni - 18 July 2018
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Protesters who targeted funeral processions finally get houses

Uitenhage families moved after 20 years in shacks

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 13 June 2018
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No help for East London orphanage

For 27 years, Duncan Village woman has been offering a home to orphans

By Chris Gilili - 11 June 2018
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Mfuleni shack-dwellers have been using an open field as a toilet. Now even the field is too dirty

Communal toilets in Burundi informal settlement haven’t been cleaned since January

By Vincent Lali - 8 June 2018
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Gugulethu man blames City contractors for his crooked house

Mzwandile Mvumvu believes his house collapsed after work was done on sewage pipes outside

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 7 June 2018
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Solar water heater programme goes cold

Atlantis factory faces closure and the loss of 85 jobs

By Steve Kretzmann - 7 June 2018
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Protests close down Cape Town business district

Westlake marchers walk 8km to councillor’s office demanding housing

By Thembela Ntongana and Bernard Chiguvare - 4 June 2018
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No sign of promised Masiphumelele houses

Construction was due to start six months ago

By Thembela Ntongana - 1 June 2018
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Ward committee members protest outside PE council meeting

Protesters demand higher stipends and better equipment

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 30 May 2018
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Vrygrond: Mayor’s new proposal for housing

Land close to landfill could be used if tests show it is safe

By Thembela Ntongana - 30 May 2018
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Trouble stalks the wooded hills above Knysna

Workers on the timber plantations of Sonskyn fear for their jobs

By Luke Daniel - 29 May 2018