Covid-19: Children eat wild plants to survive as hunger explodes

New survey shows hunger doubled since lockdown
By Justin Brown - 16 July 2020

Lockdown in pictures - Day 112: Burying our internet cables

By Jeffrey Abrahams - 16 July 2020

Eskom users, fined for bridging electricity, beg to be reconnected

In Orange Farm many residents have been disconnected for two years because they can’t pay the R6k remedial fee

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 16 July 2020

“We want evictees back” says Mfuleni community leader

City says it will continue preventing the illegal occupation of its temporary houses

By Vincent Lali - 16 July 2020

Watch how Cape Town rain left a neighbourhood under water

Zwelitsha homes were flooded when Diep River burst its banks

By Peter Luhanga - 16 July 2020

Gugulethu residents protest over incomplete housing project

“If we sit back and wait for the City then we might not get our houses” says backyarder

By Buziwe Nocuze - 16 July 2020

Lockdown in pictures - Day 111: Pop Star

By Jeffrey Abrahams - 15 July 2020

Parliament to order National Lotteries Commission to hand over details of all its grants

Refusal to do so would not “withstand constitutional scrutiny”, says parliamentary legal adviser

By Raymond Joseph - 15 July 2020

“There are toilets but we cannot use them”

Mobile toilets lie on the ground for weeks in PE informal settlement

By Joseph Chirume - 15 July 2020

Motshekga snubs teachers’ unions

Minister says she’s consulting, but unions say it’s not with them

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 15 July 2020

Judge orders City of Cape Town to rebuild Hangberg home

Judge Salie-Hlophe says the City “acted unlawfully”

By James Stent - 15 July 2020

Groote Schuur doctor describes her day in a Covid-19 ward

“The reality is the beds are full and people are dying”

By Elna Schütz - 15 July 2020

Why is Durban splurging R50 million on a sea pier extension?

City’s sand-pumping scheme had become dysfunctional due to neglect

By Tony Carnie - 15 July 2020

Children cross the Msunduzi to get to school

There are plans for a bridge but no timeframe

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 15 July 2020

Massive new land occupation on Cape Nature land in Mfuleni

Some families say they were displaced by flooding

By Vincent Lali - 14 July 2020

Lockdown in pictures - Day 110: Swings and roundabouts

By Jeffrey Abrahams - 14 July 2020