Articles for Chris Gilili

IPID probes Ekurhuleni cops after four people died during protests

Mayor promises Tembisa residents free basic electricity, debt relief to qualifying households and bins

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News | 5 August 2022

Tensions mount in Tembisa again as families mourn their dead

Protesters block off township with rocks and rubbish

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News | 3 August 2022

ANC has done nothing for us since 1994, says hostel resident

Hostels built in Tshwane for council workers in the 1960s are falling apart

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Brief | 29 July 2022

After 9 months, relief for thirsty Madibeng villagers

Water supply restored after Madibeng Municipality settles R155-million of its enormous debt to the City of Tshwane

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Brief | 26 July 2022

Hundreds of people share two toilets in Diepsloot

Toilets broken nine years ago in Extension 1 were never fixed

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Brief | 18 July 2022

City blames occupiers for “hampering development” in Soshanguve

About 300 households at Kopanong informal settlement don’t have water and proper electricity

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Brief | 13 July 2022

North West town is drowning in rubbish

Ward councillor blames inactive Madibeng Local Municipality for not cleaning up Hebron

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Brief | 6 July 2022

Residents have been without running water for eight months in this town

The Madibeng mayor told protesters that the municipality is broke and can’t pay back its more than R200-million debt to the City of Tshwane.

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Brief | 28 June 2022

Youth picket, demand library be opened as government promised

The R23-million Lehae Library was meant to open in 2018

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Brief | 17 June 2022

Strike ends as compromise reached at ArcelorMittal

Union and company settle on a 6.5% increase and a cash payment

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Brief | 26 May 2022

SARS workers strike for higher wages

NEHAWU and PSA have rejected an offer of a 1.4% increase. The unions are demanding a 7% increase, among other benefits

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News | 25 May 2022

ArcelorMittal: union demands 7% wage hike, company offers 6%

Striking workers march to head office with “final demand”

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Brief | 24 May 2022

Police are overstretched and understaffed in the North West

“Those responsible for the community’s safety have failed us” says resident

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Brief | 23 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

The Prosperous Platinum City’s ruined taxi rank

More than 200 taxis use this Madibeng rank daily, but it has only one toilet

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Brief | 11 May 2022