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Mdantsane residents close down ANC ward councillor’s office

Councillor Ntombizodwa Gamnca laughs off allegations that she is involved in dodgy housing deals

By Lisekho Madikane and Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 18 June 2019
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Crime prevention volunteers in KZN vow to fight termination of contracts

MEC’s private sector plan criticised

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 14 June 2019
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Political spat over ‘leak’ at city council chambers in Port Elizabeth

Water running from council chambers for weeks

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 7 June 2019
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KZN South Coast residents left without water after April floods

Broken pump station and crumbling infrastructure leaves thousands at risk

By Fred Kockott and Printhabashnee Raju - 6 June 2019
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Commission told about “lawlessness” in Alexandra

City of Johannesburg battles to enforce bylaws, says COGTA head

By Zoë Postman - 4 June 2019
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Toilets dumped in informal settlement by mistake

Bonnytoun residents still waiting for better sanitation

By Tariro Washinyira - 3 June 2019
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Buffalo City Metro residents demand removal of ward councillor

Nokuphumla Gamnca was suspended in March pending an investigation into corruption allegations

By Lisekho Madikane - 30 May 2019
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Invite me for coffee, Winde tells marchers

Marikana residents demand land

By Velani Ludidi - 23 May 2019
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One year after Parkwood housing protests, residents sceptical about promises made

Little information from Western Cape government on giant project

By Barbara Maregele - 23 May 2019
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Pietermaritzburg protesters injured by police, says village chief

Police deny anyone was hurt during dispersal of water protest

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 20 May 2019
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How government officials spend public money on extravagant cars

Deputy Minister asked Treasury to approve a R1.1m car with a sun roof

By Kirsten Pearson - 17 May 2019
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Hostel residents barricade Pietermaritzburg streets

Protest follows Tuesday’s march to city hall

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 15 May 2019
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KwaNobuhle residents demand their share of Uitenhage budget

Mayor promises 80% of capital spending will go to poor areas

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 15 May 2019
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Informal settlements need better rubbish collection

Reform of the system is necessary to “keep Cape Town clean”

By Emma Green - 15 May 2019
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Taps have been dry for five years in Eastern Cape village

Amathole District Municipality cannot deliver more water

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 14 May 2019
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Political donations: the silence of the developers

Most fail to answer questions sent by the Observatory Civic Association

By Tauriq Jenkins and Leslie London - 6 May 2019