GOVERNMENT

Makana Municipality gets court interdict against further protests

Community leaders protesting over poor services accused of hijacking genuine demands with a “nefarious political agenda”

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18 June 2021

Makhanda residents march to city centre, demanding to see MEC

Leaders claim Xolile Nqatha refused to meet community

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16 June 2021

What’s gone wrong with government’s tender website?

Treasury’s tender portal has been down since March

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11 June 2021

Protesters shut down dam in Limpopo

Villagers say they live metres from the dam but their water supply is intermittent

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2 June 2021

Kannaland councillor sentenced for fraud, but keeps his position

ICOSA says Werner Meshoa would only have to step down if he received a prison sentence of more than a year

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1 June 2021

Parents win three year battle to build school

Construction of Kariega school was stalled because education department failed to pay contractors

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27 May 2021

Scores arrested in Harrismith and N3 shutdown

Villagers of Intabazwe say municipality has forgotten them

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27 May 2021

Dlamini finally pays R650,000 owed in legal costs

The former Minister of Social Development was ordered to personally pay the Black Sash Trust and Freedom Under Law

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13 May 2021

“Go and ask the trees for votes,” frustrated shack dwellers tell politicians

Residents of informal settlements in Gqeberha told the land cannot be developed because of indigenous vegetation

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13 May 2021

Indwe’s R11-million stadium unfinished and abandoned

Municipality says the construction company has refused to return to work

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4 May 2021

Nelson Mandela Bay residents blame years of neglected leaks for dry dams

Kouga dam predicted to run dry in July. Other dams to follow soon after

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3 May 2021

What has been granted in the Tafelberg leave to appeal?

Leave to appeal the sale was denied, but a higher court is to hear appeals on a number of related issues

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30 April 2021

1,500 Dunoon families still not relocated a year later

Housing project has been held up by appeals

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28 April 2021

“Our people don’t live in speed humps,” Kariega residents tell municipality

Meeting told about water leaks, broken houses and dirty streets

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20 April 2021

Villagers march to Makhado to demand services and job opportunities

Mayor acknowledges that there are service challenges

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16 April 2021