After years of missing deadlines government wants 18 more months to solve foster grant crisis

Tens of thousands of children yet again at risk of losing their grants
By James Stent - 22 October 2020

These domestic workers lost their jobs during lockdown. Now they have to beg on the streets with their babies

When a car stops, all the women compete to get there first

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 23 October 2020

Butterworth water protests politically motivated says municipality

“Officials live in East London … When they take a bath they spend an hour because they have enough water” responds protester

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik - 23 October 2020

Rural Eastern Cape school, built with donations, battles to survive

Provincial education department blames contractor and dwindling budget for dilapidated state

By Buziwe Nocuze - 23 October 2020

No housing on Rondebosch Golf Club for now

City says the land is unsuitable, but Ndifuna Ukwazi says the decision is “blindingly shortsighted”

By Liezl Human - 22 October 2020

Covid-19: After weeks of calm, excess deaths are increasing

Latest Medical Research Council mortality report shows clear spike

By Marecia Damons - 22 October 2020

Snaking queue for Covid grants in Soweto

“I heard the government extended the grant for three months, but I am still waiting for my first payment to be approved”

By Mosa Damane - 22 October 2020

Covid-19: Getting the messaging right

If we keep it simple, adherence should be better

By Nathan Geffen and Francois Venter - 22 October 2020

Housing protest after Gauteng “delivers nothing” on 2018 promise

Protesters want to know what happened to the Rapid Land Release Program

By Zoë Postman - 22 October 2020

92 cases struck from court roll in three months due to police inefficiency

“Dockets are disappearing in different police stations. Cases are just disappearing off the roll”

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 22 October 2020

Childcarers paid at last by Social Development

Many early childhood development centres have been starved of funds since March

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 21 October 2020

MPs give Home Affairs and City a tongue lashing over refugee camps

Parliament’s portfolio committee on Home Affairs to conduct oversight visit

By Tariro Washinyira - 21 October 2020

22 years later, families displaced by dam to be compensated, promises Minister

David Mahlobo makes commitment to villagers who lost land for the construction of the Nandoni Dam

By Bernard Chiguvare - 21 October 2020

Port Elizabeth family lose “breadwinner” in taxi shooting

The incident sparked violence in the communities of Booysens Park and Marikana

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 21 October 2020

“Massive” oil spill in Umbilo River

Environmental group says pipeline was meant to have been shut down in 2008

By Nokulunga Majola - 21 October 2020

SASSA determined to get back “every cent” owed by Cash Paymaster Services

CPS owes SASSA R1.5 billion, says spokesperson

By Zoë Postman - 20 October 2020