Parliament shortlists eight candidates for Lottery chair

Public has until 8 March to comment or raise objections

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26 February 2021

Mother loses two children and friend in Crossroads fire

In a separate fire, 14 families are still battling to rebuild their homes that burnt down in Philippi

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26 February 2021

Shacks flooded by vandalised pipe in drought-stricken Gqeberha

The theft of a valve has been blamed for the massive water spout

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26 February 2021

NGOs warn latest budget will have bad outcomes for education

Equal Education say underfunding will cause even more overcrowded classrooms, teacher shortages and learners going without meals

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26 February 2021

Makhanda residents resort to drinking water from an old air valve chamber

“I have never seen something like this in my life. People drinking dirty water like animals” says resident

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26 February 2021

Zimbabwean couple demand gay rights

Yet having fled Zimbabwe, they face “corrupt, homophobic and xenophobic” Home Affairs in South Africa, says NGO

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26 February 2021

Parents make desperate plea for placement, but schools are full

More than 8,600 Western Cape learners have not yet found places

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26 February 2021

Butterworth residents promised houses in 2008 won’t see them any time soon

Formed in 1986, Yako informal settlement still has no services

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26 February 2021

Dire water situation in Port Alfred

Ndlambe Municipality hopes a reverse osmosis plant will bring relief at end of March

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26 February 2021

Johnson & Johnson vaccine looks excellent for South Africa in first published detailed analysis

Concern raised about missed production target, but Professor Glenda Gray says it’s a well-oiled company and they know what they have to do

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25 February 2021

Labour Court orders PRASA to reinstate fired exec

Rail agency’s actions “shockingly malicious and inhumane” says judge

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25 February 2021

Ladismith cheese workers demonstrate in solidarity with farm workers

Factory workers demand action against farmer

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25 February 2021

At least two arrested during standoff between police and SAFTU in Cape Town

Hundreds picket on Wednesday over mass retrenchments, wage freezes and budget cuts among other things

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24 February 2021

Appointment process of new Lottery board chair restarts

Minister Patel extends tenure of acting chair despite objections

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24 February 2021

Swifambo’s Mashaba defies Zondo Commission

Zondo orders criminal charges to be laid, warns of legal chaos

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24 February 2021

Chaos erupts at Gqeberha taxi ranks over Covid-19 funds

Taxi association blames labour department for divulging payment information to drivers

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24 February 2021