GOVERNMENT

Villagers march to Makhado to demand services and job opportunities

Mayor acknowledges that there are service challenges

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16 April 2021

Dire Road Accident Fund situation is close to constitutional crisis, warn judges

Fund is facing imminent implosion, the consequences of which will be disastrous

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12 April 2021

SAMWU members protest in Kouga in support of suspended shop stewards

Suspension followed strike over Covid-19 allowance

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8 April 2021

New “R4 million” taxi rank is useless, say taxi drivers

Tsomo taxi rank, which has been ready for two years, is too small for taxis to turn in, they say

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8 April 2021

Municipalities are creating arbitrary requirements for “permission” to protest

Gatekeeping officials are stopping people from exercising a constitutional right

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7 April 2021

Cape Town’s Anti-Land Invasion Unit is unlawful, argues SAHRC

Demolition of structures and removal of land occupiers without a court order is unconstitutional, says advocate

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1 April 2021

Tired of waiting for government, Dunoon shack dwellers build a sewage system

“If you wait for the City to render services, you will wait forever” says community leader

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1 April 2021

Police fire teargas and rubber bullets in Cape Town protests

Man killed by truck as shack dwellers block roads with burning tyres and toilets

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24 March 2021

“I gave up when they told me that I wouldn’t be able to write matric without an ID book”

People who find themselves stateless in South Africa struggle to rectify their situation

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15 March 2021

MPs blast PRASA for inaction

“Gobsmacked by the clear lack of urgency”

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3 March 2021

Market stalls built by municipality left to rot for years

Giyani hawkers want to know why stalls were never allocated

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23 February 2021

Cars and buses torched in electricity protest

Protesters accuse Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality of breaking its promises

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22 February 2021

Continued prohibition of political gatherings is irrational

“Government appears to be leveraging the pandemic to suppress dissent”

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22 February 2021

Covid-19: How bureaucracy can kill

A thoughtless instruction to my school from the provincial education department may have cost lives

A Teacher

15 February 2021