GOVERNMENT

Taxi summit proceeds without National Taxi Alliance

Minibus taxi drivers and commuters GroundUp spoke to in Limpopo unaware of the taxi lekgotla

By Siyabulela Fobosi and Bernard Chiguvare - 29 October 2020

22 years later, families displaced by dam to be compensated, promises Minister

David Mahlobo makes commitment to villagers who lost land for the construction of the Nandoni Dam

By Bernard Chiguvare - 21 October 2020

Obs occupiers win interdict against City

High Court judge says City of Cape Town tried to use bylaws “as a quick fix” to evict the Singabalapha group

By Tania Broughton - 8 October 2020

Yoruba protest for independence in Pretoria

About 100 people march to Nigerian embassy

By Elna Schütz - 2 October 2020

Families drink from drains as water trucks break down

Three out of four water trucks in Eastern Cape town are in for repairs

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 29 September 2020

City gets court interdict to clean Dunoon toilets

Sanitech has had to be accompanied by law enforcement

By Peter Luhanga - 28 September 2020

Gauteng community health workers still waiting for full pay

Despite promise of an increase, workers say they are still earning only R3,500 a month

By Zoë Postman - 23 September 2020

Province and City to appeal Tafelberg judgment

Cape Town housing activists decry government decision

By James Stent - 22 September 2020

Municipal tribunal gives go-ahead to mega-development at Two Rivers Urban Park

Developer says Amazon will be anchor tenant

By Steve Kretzmann - 22 September 2020

We are living in liquid shit, say eThembeni families

City of Cape Town says it’s not possible to drain away dirty water after sewage pipe burst

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 16 September 2020

Understanding the groundbreaking Tafelberg judgment

218-page ruling orders the Province and the City to redress the legacy of spatial apartheid

By Daniel Linde - 9 September 2020

Illegal occupations affect us all, says Mayco member

Over 300 land occupations in the Cape Town metro since January

By Malusi Booi - 3 September 2020

Court orders Eskom to restore full supply immediately

Supply of electricity is intertwined with the right to dignity, life and housing, says judge

By Tania Broughton - 2 September 2020

Township parents build their own speed bumps to slow traffic

Fears for children’s safety after hit and run accident

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 2 September 2020

Plato accused of recruiting whites to help against “land invaders”

Mayor’s message mainly aimed at middle-class residents, say veteran social activists

By John Yeld - 1 September 2020

PE’s ward committee members protest against muncipality

They demanded backpay, skills development training and personal protective equipment

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 28 August 2020