SAFTU and NUMSA clash as shutdown looms

Metalworkers union forbids its federation from discussing congress contempt case, but SAFTU says no

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News | 16 August 2022

Mining affected communities protest outside Parliament

Activists demand mines develop and help the communities that host them

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Brief | 16 August 2022

Lottery boss resigns with “immediate effect”

The NLC was overwhelmed with corruption during Thabang Mampane’s tenure as Commissioner

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News | 16 August 2022

Disorganised SASSA leaves disabled grant recipients standing in the rain

Khayelitsha chaos continues, but there is hope: from 1 September SASSA services will also be offered at the City of Cape Town’s Kuyasa office.

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News | 16 August 2022

Small scale fishers call for halt to gas and oil exploration

“When foreign companies drill oil in our oceans, fish die”

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Brief | 15 August 2022

Daily Maverick wins defamation case

Columnist Modibe Modiba ordered to pay R100,000, remove comments and apologise

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Law | 15 August 2022

School with long history is in appalling condition, and the education department has nothing to say about it

Some classrooms at Bantuvukani Primary School in Lamontville have broken windows and ceilings. Others do not have doors.

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News | 15 August 2022

Durban residents repair flood damage, give up on government

Some suburban associations have ambitions to get “off the municipal grid”

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News | 15 August 2022

Eastern Cape towns without water for two weeks

Striking workers at Amathole District Municipality say they are not to blame

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News | 12 August 2022

This is why Tembisa residents started deadly riots

Electricity was at the root of dissatisfaction

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News | 12 August 2022

Arson threatens fledgling bee business

Police didn’t take Vuyo Myoli’s complaint seriously, he says

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Brief | 12 August 2022

Pretoria patients fed up that new clinic hasn’t opened

No explanation of delays from province or municipality

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Brief | 12 August 2022

Sex workers are angry with the Gender Commission. Here’s why

They believe some members are using their positions to impose personal moral views on issues like sex work and abortion.

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Brief | 12 August 2022

When a car is your only home

People living in their cars face fines of R300 to R500

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News | 12 August 2022

Lottery swindle: the story so far

Investigations have revealed years of looting

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News | 11 August 2022