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Police and shack dwellers clash over illegal connections in Gqeberha

Govan Mbeki Village residents want their izinyoka left alone

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14 June 2021

No money for electrification, municipal official tells shack dwellers

Residents from five informal settlements in Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality are demanding electricity and other services

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14 June 2021

What’s gone wrong with government’s tender website?

Treasury’s tender portal has been down since March

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11 June 2021

Dr Tumi, the Lottery and the alleged fraud of R1.5 million

The modus operandi appears similar to other dodgy Lottery-funded projects

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10 June 2021

Elections 2021: Fragile coalitions erode basic services in Nama Khoi municipality

R205 million in irregular expenditure in 2020, R201 million in 2019, R198 million in 2018

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10 June 2021

Supporters of axed top cop Jeremy Vearey march to Parliament

They want him reinstated and a public inquiry into SAPS

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10 June 2021

No vegetables, no fruit: surviving without the Covid-19 grant

Nocawa Maneli of Gqeberha lives off pap and rice supplied by relatives

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9 June 2021

“We don’t know what a vaccine is because no one has ever explained it to us” says homeless man

The Eastern Cape health department says it is hiring more staff to help register people for the Covid-19 vaccine

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7 June 2021

Cape Town golf clubs may be turned into housing - City documents

Activists welcome possible change of policy

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4 June 2021

City of Cape Town to evict dozens of Observatory residents

The Willow Arts Collective had been hoping to lease land from the City

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4 June 2021

Shoddy maintenance and safety concerns at Joburg’s landmark market

Human Rights Commission to investigate the Johannesburg Property Company’s management of Kwa Mai Mai

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3 June 2021

Parents shut down school over inflated rent

Governing body says R138k per month building is unsuitable for schooling

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3 June 2021

Taxi drivers’ protest leaves commuters stranded

Mom misses baby’s hospital appointment, learner misses school as more vehicles torched

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2 June 2021

SARS backtracks on controversial disability proposal

Plan to revoke tax relief for special needs school fees shelved

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2 June 2021

Tax blow for parents of children with special needs

SARS proposes that parents should no longer claim tax relief for special needs school fees

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2 June 2021