Brief

Gugulethu residents protest over incomplete housing project

“If we sit back and wait for the City then we might not get our houses” says backyarder

By Buziwe Nocuze - 16 July 2020

“There are toilets but we cannot use them”

Mobile toilets lie on the ground for weeks in PE informal settlement

By Joseph Chirume - 15 July 2020

Judge orders City of Cape Town to rebuild Hangberg home

Judge Salie-Hlophe says the City “acted unlawfully”

By James Stent - 15 July 2020

Children cross the Msunduzi to get to school

There are plans for a bridge but no timeframe

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 15 July 2020

Overcrowded Bobani Village will soon get toilets

Some residents fear 846 communal toilets won’t be enough for over 3,000 shacks

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 13 July 2020

Residents destroy home of man accused of sexually assaulting five children

“We demolished his house because the justice system has failed us”

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 9 July 2020

Dunoon’s potholed sewage-filled roads

City says it cannot maintain the streets due to continued unrest and threats to contractors

By Peter Luhanga - 9 July 2020

Community health care workers protest in Khayelitsha

They are demanding to be integrated into the health department

By Buziwe Nocuze - 8 July 2020

Old age home staff protest after patient deaths

Staff refused to work after 11 of them tested positive for Covid-19 at a home in Uitenhage

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 7 July 2020

Unions accuse government of breaking promise to increases workers’ salaries

“Workers on duty during lockdown must be paid for risk or danger allowance,” says COSATU leader

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 6 July 2020

104-year-old woman now has a choice of toilets

Following our report, Elisa Khumalo now has two toilets: one from government, one donated by a private company

By Teboho Moloi - 6 July 2020

New Era dismisses six workers in Germiston

One worker was dismissed for sharing a press statement that “dragged the company’s name through the mud”

By Zoë Postman - 2 July 2020

Covid-19: SADTU members quit schools to mourn dead colleagues

Union calls for Eastern Cape schools to be closed

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 2 July 2020

Khayelitsha SASSA office to re-open Thursday

Frustrated grant beneficiaries had to travel to other offices

By Buziwe Nocuze - 1 July 2020

Limited Metrorail service is better than none

As services slowly resumed, Cape Town commuters generally obeyed the measures put in place to curb the spread of Covid-19

By Tariro Washinyira - 1 July 2020

Sophiatown bursts into protests

20-year-old Cape Town informal settlement has floods but no water

By Tariro Washinyira - 29 June 2020