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Get-rich-quick solar energy scheme looks way too good to be true

Gollong Investment looks very much like a Ponzi operation

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Feature | 17 November 2022

Xhora Mouth in the Eastern Cape is starting to thrive

The making of a vibrant village

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Feature | 2 November 2022

Municipalities are failing to provide clean water. Citizens are stepping in to fix the problem

Municipalities will only clean up their act if officials are sentenced to prison, says lawyer

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Feature | 1 November 2022

Gomora in Joburg is where dreams go to die

Families crowd into tiny rooms, with no electricity or water, making a living as best they can

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Feature | 31 October 2022

Trouble in Paradise Park: the seven-year battle to keep eviction at bay

“I would not have invested my money here if somebody told me the truth,” says Hermanus home owner

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Feature | 27 October 2022

Homeless: Gqeberha’s quiet recycling squad

People on the street collect cans, plastic and wood to survive

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Feature | 25 October 2022

Questions raised over sale of public park in Louis Trichardt

Municipality hands over documents after three-year battle

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Feature | 6 October 2022

This small, solar-powered clinic has greatly improved primary health care for Eastern Cape villagers

Nonprofit Bulungula Incubator’s community-based clinic has brought accessible health care to Xhora Mouth

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Feature | 3 October 2022

This project has transformed education in a remote part of the Eastern Cape

“Most of the time, we only had school once a week”

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Feature | 29 September 2022

Sewage seeps into Vaal Dam as Mpumalanga water treatment plants fail

Gauteng drinking water could be threatened if crisis is not fixed

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Feature | 9 September 2022

National Lotteries Commission ignored warnings about corruption

For years, the Lottery avoided, dismissed or suppressed recommendations by at least three reports urging it to take action

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Feature | 1 September 2022

Money for school pays for Lottery boss’s golf estate home

Lottery grant was meant to rebuild a Limpopo school that burned down during protests

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Feature | 28 July 2022

The station traders who beat PRASA

Rail agency sought interdict against traders after Operation Dudula attacks

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Feature | 20 July 2022

Usable water in Nelson Mandela Bay is down to 2.3% of dam capacity

“This water crisis has put our lives on hold”

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Feature | 12 July 2022

Daily 240,000 villagers await relief from the “embarrassing” Giyani water project

Minister Senzo Mchunu promised water will be in their homes by September

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Feature | 30 June 2022