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Covid-19 drives children as young as four onto the street to earn

“I have to help my mother so she can buy food” says nine-year-old

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24 February 2021

Bankrupt municipality’s R735-million electricity plan

“Energy vault” will pay for itself, says bidding company

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19 February 2021

Little Karoo municipality is falling apart

Kannaland has a history of strange politics

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18 February 2021

Lotto’s R26 million half-built Limpopo old age home

Looters move in after building site abandoned

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28 January 2021

Community and mining company clash over vanadium-rich land

Residents of Mononono village in North West take on Ikwezi Vanadium

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28 January 2021

To bee or not to bee: South African beekeepers face tough odds

Chinese imports, too few trees, not much government support: it’s hard to get a buzz out of your hive these days

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22 January 2021

Puppets bring together a town divided by apartheid

“Reboot Eden” celebrates ten years of puppetry in Barrydale

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15 December 2020

The woman who tried to stop the rot at the Lottery

2015 report reveals how Chief Risk Officer was hounded out

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18 November 2020

Giant puppet’s 8,000 km journey started in Muizenberg

“Little Amal” will walk on stilts across Europe to highlight the plight of young refugees

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11 November 2020

Tensions reach breaking point in Franschhoek valley

There is a a decades-long battle over Boschendal housing

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6 November 2020

School feeding: Auntie Dottie’s biryani is a hit with learners

But some learners are still not being fed in lockdown

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28 October 2020

Almost a century later, land claimants get back thousands of hectares of farm land and vineyards

Ebenhaeser community’s claim finally settled in mediated negotiations during lockdown

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27 October 2020

The “Angels” who open their homes to children in need

These volunteers offer after-school care to hundreds of children

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8 October 2020

Lotto millions used for minor renovations to stadium

… but it was meant for a brand new sports facility

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10 September 2020