Brief

Freedom Road – an empty promise

For years Madibeng Municipality has said it will fix Itireleng’s main thoroughfare, but nothing has been done

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Brief | 29 November 2022

Hanover Park women march to end recent spate of violence

“The government has failed me and so many other families” says mother of gang victim

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Brief | 29 November 2022

Commuters say they are paying up to three times more because Metrorail is broken

#UniteBehind says good infrastructure, equipment, and security is needed to get the rail service fully operating again.

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Brief | 28 November 2022

Blue Downs residents block road after five days without power

Eskom does not have the right material to fix the problem

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Brief | 28 November 2022

Learners take the lead in gay pride march in Gqeberha

About 60 learners and some adults marched on Saturday in KwaMagxaki to celebrate the LGBTQI+ community

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Brief | 28 November 2022

Trial of officer accused of murdering a homeless man set for next February

Law enforcement officer Luvolwethu Kati will stand trial at the Wynberg Regional Court

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Brief | 24 November 2022

Stellenbosch backyarders threaten to occupy golf course

Backyard Dwellers’ Forum say they’ve been left out while others are housed

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Brief | 23 November 2022

Gqeberha protesters block roads after toilet cleaning company downs tools

Govan Mbeki Village residents say the municipality has not paid the cleaning company

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Brief | 21 November 2022

African women demand voice at climate change summits

“We need concrete solutions for climate change now”

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Brief | 18 November 2022

Unpaid for months: Ekurhuleni workers protest

The City of Ekurhuleni only deals with the contractor, not its employees, says City spokesperson

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Brief | 17 November 2022

Setback for NUMSA’s insolvent funeral insurer in court battle

3Sixty Life to remain under curatorship as court dismisses appeal application

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Brief | 16 November 2022

Disabled Dunoon residents roll up their sleeves to clean a school

“Our pupils accept them as members of our society who are capable of doing things” says principal of Sophakama Primary

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Brief | 14 November 2022

Kariega school opens five years after construction started

Eastern Cape Department of Education blames delays on protests

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Brief | 14 November 2022

Unions call for Western Cape to hire community health workers

“We won’t allow the Western Cape government to be the only province that doesn’t recognise community health workers,” says Vavi

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Brief | 11 November 2022

“We begged them not to take our belongings”

Homeless community removed from Gqeberha’s Grahamstown Bridge

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Brief | 11 November 2022

About 300 Durban climate activists picket against oil and gas exploration

“We are not going to allow oil mining to exacerbate our climate change” says environmental activist

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Brief | 11 November 2022