Latest census results to be announced 10 October

Stats SA blames Covid for long delay in completing fourth national enumeration since democracy


Brief | 27 September 2023

Activists claim thousands of parcels of public land under-used in Cape Town

Ndifuna Ukwazi launches online interactive map to put pressure on government to address land issues


News | 22 September 2023

Things just get worse and worse at the labour department in Bellville

“This is my fifth time coming here,” says UIF claimant


News | 21 September 2023

Home Affairs taken to court over blocked IDs

About 700,000 identity documents are blocked


Law | 18 September 2023

Residents of Johannesburg’s “dark buildings” fear for their lives after deadly fire

Fires are a constant threat for people living in dilapidated buildings without electricity


News | 4 September 2023

Government needs to innovate if it hopes to address the housing crisis

NGOs could play a vital role as intermediaries


Opinion | 30 August 2023

Fired deputy director back at work following another scathing court ruling

Minister Kubayi who acted as “complainant, initiator and chairperson” had “adopted a deplorable and gung-ho posture in dismissing the applicant”, the courts have said


Law | 18 August 2023

Millions spent but 11 years later, police station is a drug den

The meant-to-be newly renovated Ngqamakhwe police station has been stripped by vandals after construction work stopped


News | 11 August 2023

“Disgraceful” conduct of State Attorney to be reported to Minister of Justice

High Court slams “outrageous” attempt by Gauteng MEC to rescind an order that the MEC was liable for a multi-million rand damages claim


Law | 10 August 2023

Five working days and a decent wage, demand Community Work Programme employees

Hundreds of workers marched in Pretoria saying the CWP has failed in its goal to alleviate poverty


Brief | 2 August 2023

Workers struggle amidst post office failures

The appointment of business rescue practitioners for the South African Post Office has been ratified


News | 31 July 2023

Fired for getting stuck in lift: No prospect of success but minister fights on

Minister Kubayi has lost her bid for leave to appeal a Labour Court ruling that she reinstate a deputy director she fired


Law | 27 July 2023

Lawyers’ damning memorandum on Road Accident Fund

Attorneys for accident victims demand sweeping changes


News | 25 July 2023

Lottery promises to fight corruption

Minister Ebrahim Patel lays out measures that must be implemented


News | 17 July 2023

Khayelitsha residents fed up with years of delays in housing project

Planning for the Taiwan informal settlement upgrade started in August 2018 and construction of 4,500 “housing opportunities” will only begin next year


Brief | 27 June 2023

No one knows when building will restart on the Manenberg School of Skills

The construction tender was ruled invalid because of bungling by a Western Cape government department


News | 23 June 2023