GOVERNMENT

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Residents of Ncwadi have to walk 15 km to catch a taxi

Roads are so bad the taxis won’t enter the area

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 17 April 2019
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Villagers use sheep shed while brand new community hall stands unused

Eight months after completion, Eastern Cape community waits for “official opening”

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 12 April 2019
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Villagers want authorities to build a wall to divide them

Residents in Zitha and Sicamba in the Eastern Cape have been feuding since last year

By Sibahle Siqathule - 11 April 2019
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Delft shack dwellers march to Madikizela’s office to demand houses

Tsunami residents say promises have not been kept by the Western Cape MEC for Human Settlements

By Vincent Lali - 10 April 2019
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Uitenhage quick to fix pipes … when the problem is reported in the media

Complaints go unattended for years until reporters get involved

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 10 April 2019
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Politicians have failed us, say Alexandra residents

Ramaphosa, Mashaba to visit township after protests

By Zoë Postman - 9 April 2019
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Alexandra protest temporarily called off

Community will meet to discuss way forward

By Zoë Postman - 4 April 2019
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“The municipality is not collecting our rubbish, but they threaten to arrest us if we dump”

Residents say Queenstown is left with only one garbage truck

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 4 April 2019
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Alexandra shut down as residents take to the streets

Protesters complain about overcrowding and problems with water and electricity

By Zoë Postman - 3 April 2019
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Top public officials earn more than the president

Head of one agency paid nearly R9 million in 2017/18

By Jon Allsop - 27 March 2019
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Week of housing protests at Sir Lowry’s Pass

Residents say their area is neglected and their councillor ignores them

By Velani Ludidi - 26 March 2019
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Did De Lille stall while Bo Kaap developers scored?

Four controversial developments approved while heritage protection plan delayed

By Steve Kretzmann - 26 March 2019
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Traditional affairs office burnt down in KZN

“Barbaric act” believed to be by land occupiers angry over government crackdown, says MEC

By Musa Binda - 14 March 2019
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Union outraged that Public Works employees sent to “no-go” areas in PE

Workers are not “bulletproof” says shop steward

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 12 March 2019
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Tsomo’s mystery water tankers

Municipality says it provides a water tanker but residents say they’ve never seen one

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 1 March 2019
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500 families wait for drains to be emptied

Pietermaritzburg municipality admits to maintenance problem

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 1 March 2019