Uitenhage councillor excludes ward committee members for squabbling over projects

Committee members accuse the councillor of withholding money

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 18 September 2020

Tenacious editor wins battle for transparency

Magistrate hands down powerful judgment on the right to access information

By Tania Broughton - 17 September 2020

City appeals against provincial authorisation of R4 billion River Club development

Environment department cites several concerns, particularly the risk of flooding

By Steve Kretzmann - 17 September 2020

Foster parents paid after “technical glitch”

About 6,000 grants were paid late in the Eastern Cape

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 17 September 2020

“Scandal-ridden” Lottery board chairman to leave in November

Alfred Nevhutanda had refused to resign

By Raymond Joseph - 17 September 2020

Cape Town councillors and activists trade accusations over land occupations

20,000 shacks have been built since January but City says it only has money to build 2,000 houses

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 16 September 2020

Covid-19: “We are starving” says singer Vicky Sampson

About 50 musicians and performers picket outside Parliament demanding relief money

By Ashraf Hendricks - 16 September 2020

Hungry children go hunting to get food

Without daily school meals, children do odd jobs or hunt pigeons and rabbits to get lunch

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 16 September 2020

We are living in liquid shit, say eThembeni families

City of Cape Town says it’s not possible to drain away dirty water after sewage pipe burst

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 16 September 2020

Little hope for Knysna’s 9,000 backyarders

“I grew up as a backyard dweller and now I am raising my children as one”

By Siphokazi Mnyobe - 16 September 2020

Students say private accommodation is expensive and unsafe in PE

Protesters demand municipality convert derelict buildings into residences

By Joseph Chirume - 16 September 2020

Report shows how lenders prey on social grant recipients

Low-risk loans but high interest rates

By James Stent - 15 September 2020

What’s the limit for free speech? Concourt to hear Qwelane case

Civil society organisations have made court submissions on both sides of the debate

By Tania Broughton - 15 September 2020

Wildfires leave two dead, 100 homes in ashes

Four villages suffer losses in Nyandeni Municipality, Eastern Cape

By Johnnie Isaac - 15 September 2020

Shack owner sent away after boy is electrocuted by izinyoka connection

Despatch residents send delegation to municipal offices to demand electricity

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 15 September 2020

700 residents have a litre of water per day in Eastern Cape village

“We are pleading with anyone who can assist us … before we all die”

By Buziwe Nocuze - 15 September 2020