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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

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

Spain investigates corrupt “too-tall trains” sale, while South Africa has taken no action

Five years of “disturbing” inaction by the Hawks and NPA

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News | 11 August 2022

In drought-stricken Mandela Bay, leaking taps are wasting precious water

We reported a leaking standpipe 18 months ago. It is still leaking

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News | 11 August 2022

Strike in Amathole leaves towns without water

Municipality alleges “deliberate infrastructure sabotage”

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News | 10 August 2022

Occupiers facing eviction refuse to move until their demands are met

About 31 households at Backstage in Khayelitsha want the City to relocate them to serviced sites.

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News | 10 August 2022

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

Lottery boss suspended for the third time for suspected corruption

Phillemon Letwaba is accused of abusing his position to enrich himself and his family

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News | 5 August 2022

NUMSA: It’s Ruth Ntlokotse versus Irvin Jim in court

Labour Court to hear Ntlokotse’s arguments that the union’s elections were invalid and that Jim should be arrested

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News | 5 August 2022

Seasonal farm workers struggle for months to get their UIF money

Long queues at De Doorns labour office where the system is often offline

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News | 5 August 2022

COSATU protesters chase away officials during march against crime

Police Minister Bheki Cele says policing alone cannot deal with crime

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News | 4 August 2022

“I had to borrow R60 for taxis to collect my R350 grant”

Long queues in Makhanda force beneficiaries of Social Relief of Distress grant to return several times

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News | 4 August 2022

Joburg traders fear for their future after their lawyers get death threats

In spite of court victory, De Villers Street clothing vendors are nervous

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News | 4 August 2022