Makana water crisis worsens

Municipality silent as families resort to buying water from donkey cart owners

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News | 20 May 2022

It’s hard to get a disability grant if you have a mental illness

People with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and depression complain about difficulty accessing grants

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News | 20 May 2022

It’s residents versus residents in Cape Town suburb

An informal settlement has grown near Lansdowne station. People in houses nearby want it moved; people in the settlement say they have nowhere to go

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Feature | 20 May 2022

Immigrants’ shops looted in Musina

Many immigrant business owners have fled from townships

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Brief | 19 May 2022

Protesters blocking major Cape Town road want to extend their shacks

Residents say large families are cramped into small shacks at Zamimpilo informal settlement in Khayelitsha. But the City says they are unlawfully occupying land that is earmarked for development.

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News | 19 May 2022

City of Johannesburg leaves historic Kliptown site to rot

Now volunteers are cleaning up neglected Walter Sisulu Square

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News | 19 May 2022

Former PSL stadium has become a dumping site

Mehlareng stadium in Tembisa used to host top matches

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Brief | 19 May 2022

Hands off our Grants: the Black Sash’s long battle for justice

A shameful period in South Africa’s recent history

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Analysis | 19 May 2022

SIU making progress in lottery corruption probes

More than a dozen investigations have been completed. The next step will be to seek orders against perpetrators from the Special Tribunal, a type of court

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News | 18 May 2022

Yet another delay in appointment of a new Lottery boss

Process may have to start from scratch

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Brief | 18 May 2022

Dirty air is invisible, but a real threat to health

Here’s how we can keep the air healthy at home, at work and on public transport

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Science | 18 May 2022

Makhaza might wait another four years for promised police station

Bheki Cele’s 2018 promise will not be kept until 2025-6

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Brief | 18 May 2022

Activists call for a task team to find ways to boost Covid grant

Social protection provides a lifeline but it’s not enough, say researchers

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Brief | 17 May 2022

Expiry of judges’ contracts delays fight against corruption

From 4 March to 1 May the Special Tribunal could not rule on new matters

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Law | 17 May 2022

No severance pay for employee who refused Covid vaccination

Her refusal was unreasonable, CCMA rules

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Law | 17 May 2022

Home Affairs does nothing to help disabled learners get IDs

The state is denying learners their rights, says lawyer

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News | 17 May 2022