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Sewage seeps into Vaal Dam as Mpumalanga water treatment plants fail

Gauteng drinking water could be threatened if crisis is not fixed

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Feature | 9 September 2022

National Lotteries Commission ignored warnings about corruption

For years, the Lottery avoided, dismissed or suppressed recommendations by at least three reports urging it to take action

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Feature | 1 September 2022

Money for school pays for Lottery boss’s golf estate home

Lottery grant was meant to rebuild a Limpopo school that burned down during protests

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Feature | 28 July 2022

The station traders who beat PRASA

Rail agency sought interdict against traders after Operation Dudula attacks

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Feature | 20 July 2022

Usable water in Nelson Mandela Bay is down to 2.3% of dam capacity

“This water crisis has put our lives on hold”

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Feature | 12 July 2022

Daily 240,000 villagers await relief from the “embarrassing” Giyani water project

Minister Senzo Mchunu promised water will be in their homes by September

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Feature | 30 June 2022

Eight years after Michael Komape’s death we visited Limpopo schools to see if their toilets have improved

“Pit toilets pose a fatal risk to the lives, safety and health of learners” says SECTION27

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Feature | 22 June 2022

Question mark over future of historic Liliesleaf Farm

The Department of Arts and Culture plans to take over the museum

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Feature | 22 June 2022

Half of South Africa’s sewage treatment works are failing

Green Drop report reveals scale of pollution but also clouds the picture

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Feature | 21 June 2022

Massive staff costs at state agency that is supposed to fund media

The Media Diversity and Development Agency, marred by squabbles at the top, spends over 35% of its income on staff and administration

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Feature | 14 June 2022

Plan to create “Khoisan Orania” in Grabouw

Western Cape High Court to decide fate of Knoflokskraal

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Feature | 3 June 2022

Child abuse: has the early warning system broken down?

Children are dying because of failure to identify abuse, overworked social workers and too much red tape

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Feature | 2 June 2022

We visited these schools in 2013. We went back last month. Here’s what we found

Nine years after Zakes Mda and Thabo Makgoba were shocked by conditions in these Eastern Cape schools, there’s little sign of improvement

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Feature | 26 May 2022

It’s residents versus residents in Cape Town suburb

An informal settlement has grown near Lansdowne station. People in houses nearby want it moved; people in the settlement say they have nowhere to go

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Feature | 20 May 2022

Vegetable garden project brings hope to Knysna community

“Children and gardens both need love to flourish”

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Feature | 9 May 2022