Brief

Crowd storms police station after Komani protest leaders arrested

A planned shutdown of the Eastern Cape town was thwarted by police

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Brief | 23 February 2024

Relocated railway line occupiers protest for water, electricity, and toilets

The families were moved in December to land owned by PRASA but the City of Cape Town is tasked with giving them basic services

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Brief | 23 February 2024

Homeowners block entrance to Eskom over blackouts

Power utility blames illegal connections by shack dwellers and unauthorised backroom extensions by homeowners

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Brief | 23 February 2024

After six years of postponements Durban police brutality case pretrial date set

18 police officers accused of the kidnapping, torture and murder of 32-year-old Regan Naidoo

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Brief | 23 February 2024

We are living in a desert, say Qwaqwa residents

More than 140,000 households are struggling with a minimal water supply or no tap water at all

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Brief | 21 February 2024

R18-million spent but Butterworth public pool has never opened

The swimming pool took ten years to build and was completed four years ago

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Brief | 21 February 2024

Education department’s electricity cut off for owing millions of rands

Eastern Cape provincial education department’s offices in Nelson Mandela Bay have been in the dark since December

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Brief | 20 February 2024

Taxi operators stop City from relocating families in Khayelitsha

Ward councillor says the move is urgently needed in order to fix sewage pipes affecting the whole area

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Brief | 19 February 2024

Joburg communities protest against City Power

The utility says its ageing and damaged infrastructure is battling to cope with demand, and calls on electricity users to pay their bills

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Brief | 19 February 2024

Shabbat against genocide held at Nelson Mandela Foundation

The evening was co-hosted with South African Jews for a Free Palestine

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Brief | 19 February 2024

Relocation of more than 880 families from Cape Town central railway line completed

PRASA says it can now recover infrastructure and restore train services

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Brief | 16 February 2024

“It’s almost like they want you to give up”: desperate applicants queue at SASSA Eersteriver

Even those who slept at the offices are not sure to be served

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Brief | 16 February 2024

Families stuck in transit camp as eThekwini housing project remains incomplete

They were relocated in 2019 to make way for the housing project. But their living conditions have deteriorated since then

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Brief | 16 February 2024

Campaign launched to remove guns from violent domestic partners

The ‘Removing the Trigger’ Campaign was launched at the Saartjie Baartman Centre for Women and Children on Wednesday.

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Brief | 15 February 2024

KwaNobuhle families have to get their water from a hole in the ground

Taps have been dry since Friday because of a damaged main pipe

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Brief | 14 February 2024