GOVERNMENT

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MEC promises better security for ambulance drivers

Emergency workers return to PE townships

By Joseph Chirume - 10 October 2019
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Inanda residents close off roads in protest at power outage

Problem caused by cable theft, says councillor

By Musa Binda - 7 October 2019
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Broken promises prompt Pietermaritzburg protest

Promised road construction hasn’t started

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 7 October 2019
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Dunoon: the long battle between the taxi operators and the City of Cape Town

Fight over whether operators who exited the industry should be licensed to come back

By Peter Luhanga - 7 October 2019
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Elderly motorist doused with petrol in Dunoon taxi protests

Other vehicles also attacked as taxi operators respond to City clampdown

By Peter Luhanga - 1 October 2019
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KZN woman can’t get an ID because she’s “dead”

Home Affairs insists Noluvu Mathumbu died in 2007

By Musa Binda - 1 October 2019
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Makwarela has two boreholes but no water in the taps

Residents say Vhembe municipality has paid no attention to their complaint

By Bernard Chiguvare - 27 September 2019
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Cape Town’s rivers are open streams of sewage, yet the City is not spending its budget

Water in the Black River is as dirty as untreated sewage

By Steve Kretzmann - 26 September 2019
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Kirkwood residents fume while municipality and province blame each other for lack of housing

I have never lived in a proper house, says Xoliswa Ntsilathana

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 20 September 2019
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Tender dispute disrupts City of Cape Town’s waste recycling

City still to appoint managers of drop-off facilities

By Tariro Washinyira - 18 September 2019
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Grahamstown court hears application for municipality to be placed under administration

City argues that court doesn’t have jurisdiction to do that

By Lucas Nowicki - 13 September 2019
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Cape Town Master’s Office in disarray

“There are fifteen offices nationwide. If three of them are functioning normally at any given time, that’s a miracle”

By Sandisiwe Shoba - 11 September 2019
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Ekhurhuleni municipal workers demand R810 million in back pay

March in Benoni in support of 4,500 workers

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 4 September 2019
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Addo canal claims more lives

Five-year-old boys drown, bringing the number of deaths this year to seven

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 3 September 2019
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Traditional leaders want land for initiation schools

Informal settlements in Nelson Mandela Bay are crowding out schools, they say

By Joseph Chirume - 2 September 2019
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Fed up Eastern Cape villagers told to move shacks, promised new homes

“We watched them build proper shelters for those who came after us” says villager

By Yamkela Ntshongwana - 28 August 2019