POLITICS

Immigrants refused food parcels at Jeppestown distribution

EFF accused of hijacking government food relief for election gains

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6 October 2021

Elections 2021: Plettenberg Bay has had no functioning council for months

For how long the Bitou municipality can function with a hung council remains to be seen

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17 September 2021

EFF march in Phoenix: stones thrown and insults hurled at residents

Law enforcement and march marshals were quick to contain the situation

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6 August 2021

Elections 2021: Xolobeni voters may kick ANC out

Poor services and a controversial mining project have fuelled disaffection with governing party

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8 July 2021

The EFF wants us to use the Russian and Chinese vaccines. But there are unanswered questions about them

The regulatory authority must act in the public interest and not be swayed by undue pressure

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23 June 2021

Elections 2021: Fragile coalitions erode basic services in Nama Khoi municipality

R205 million in irregular expenditure in 2020, R201 million in 2019, R198 million in 2018

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10 June 2021

Bail granted for two Abahlali leaders accused of conspiracy to murder

Shack dweller movement believe arrests are a political ploy to destroy and discredit them

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21 May 2021

Uitenhage councillor excludes ward committee members for squabbling over projects

Committee members accuse the councillor of withholding money

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18 September 2020

ANC infighting blamed for halted Ekurhuleni water project

Some community members say that jobs should be given to people living while others are angry that the fixing of leaks has stopped

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11 September 2020

Protest over toilets turns violent in Uitenhage

Project to build toilets for Bobani Village was halted by internal politics

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28 July 2020

24 arrested in protest against Pietermaritzburg ward councillor

“I was chosen by people of ward 29 not by a few individuals” says ANC’s Spha Madlala

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28 July 2020

Plans to build hundreds of toilets stopped by Uitenhage politics

Voting district committee at loggerheads with ward committee

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27 July 2020

Midvaal occupation is no race war, say landowners

“The Elandsfontein landowners are a diverse group of people from all race groups”

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13 July 2020

DA and ANC councillors both say hostel is not in their ward

“We are good enough to be used during elections but when we want service delivery we become a nuisance to them”

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17 March 2020

Former “Upington 26” prisoner remembered

Ivan Kazi’s death leaves 14 of the 26 still alive

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31 January 2020