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Home Affairs does nothing to help disabled learners get IDs

The state is denying learners their rights, says lawyer


News | 17 May 2022

It’s been 15 months since the Cape High Court reserved judgment in this “emergency” housing case

The Office of the Chief Justice and Judge President John Hlophe are silent on why Acting Judge Bernard Martin has taken so long to hand down his ruling


Law | 16 May 2022

Farm workers demand urgent ban on 67 pesticides

Women on farms say that pesticide exposure is making them sick


News | 6 May 2022

Huge factory building stripped bare in Hout Bay harbour while Public Works department dithers

Former Oceana fishmeal plant could have been used for a community project, says fisher


News | 29 April 2022

Thousands of farm workers face eviction with the end of the National State of Disaster, activists warn

Women on Farms march against evictions in the Western Cape


News | 27 April 2022

One in four preschool children is malnourished, new study finds

Children from poorer households tend to perform worse at school


News | 12 April 2022

Wage strike at Taylor Blinds factory

“I feed your families, but I can’t feed mine”


Brief | 8 April 2022

Commercial fishing: Hout Bay fishers say they’ve been left out

Applicants have until 29 April to file appeals


News | 8 April 2022

City of Cape Town stops Brass Bell restaurant from building on beach

Owner wanted a wooden deck to provide people with “an area to sunbathe without getting covered in sea sand”


News | 1 April 2022

Funding crisis in North West as Social Development department fails to pay subsidies

One organisation has already had to close three offices


News | 30 March 2022

Farm women demand Distell act against suppliers that violate workers’ rights

“We work in the vineyard, we grow it, we prune it, we work with the fruit, but we get the least money” says farm worker


News | 24 March 2022

Video: How a disabled man has brought chess to one of Cape Town’s poorest schools

Sidwell Mayekiso hopes one of his students will one day become a Grandmaster

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Video | 18 March 2022

Parents of Villiersdorp learners plead for isiXhosa-medium school

Western Cape education department acknowledges there is a need for isiXhosa or English language schools in the Overberg region


News | 16 March 2022

Video: South Africa’s new poaching problem

Over 1.5 million succulents have been removed from the wild in the past 3 years

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Video | 8 March 2022

Northern Cape’s rare succulents are being stolen for the international illegal market

Plant poaching is on the increase, say police

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Feature | 7 March 2022

Stellenbosch students march against war in Ukraine

Ukrainian expats describe their anguish


Brief | 2 March 2022