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Forcibly removed 60 years ago: Simon’s Town land claimants return

100 houses allocated to victims of the Group Areas Act

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News | 27 January 2023

Court battle over Zimbabwe permits set for April

“How can I be in a country where I came as a minor and be expected to pack my bags to go to Zimbabwe?”

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News | 27 January 2023

Concerns raised over R52-million given to national orchestra

Cape Philharmonic turns down R3.2-million offered by Mzansi National Philharmonic Orchestra

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News | 27 January 2023

Unrest erupts in Queenstown over blackouts

ANC supporters form human barrier to protect the party’s offices

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News | 26 January 2023

UCT Employees Union threatens strike as negotiations deadlock

The trade union is the largest at the university, representing 1,200 staff

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News | 26 January 2023

How to achieve a 100% matric pass rate in one of the country’s poorest areas

Independent no-fee school Bulungula College is the first in Elliotdale’s history to achieve 100% pass rate

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News | 26 January 2023

Studying before dawn earns seven distinctions for star Joe Slovo Park learner

Learners at Sinenjongo High overcome tough living conditions and Covid disruptions to excel

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News | 26 January 2023

President urged to sack PRASA’s board and hand over passenger rail

Activist group #UniteBehind sets mid-February deadline for demand to fix PRASA

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News | 25 January 2023

Protesters close down municipal offices, demanding water

Matatiele households have been battling water problems for years

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News | 25 January 2023

Perlemoen farm gives hope to West Coast community

Doring Bay Abalone, 37% owned by the community, produces about 60 tonnes of abalone per year, mostly to legally export to China.

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News | 24 January 2023

School dropout crisis in Northern Cape municipality

Report finds that only half the learners who start primary school reach high school, and of these only 15% pass matric in the Joe Morolong Local Municipality

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News | 24 January 2023

Five years on, Marievale army base families still in limbo

The latest relocation plan has been rejected by some of the respondents

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News | 24 January 2023

Johannesburg informal settlements wait a week for water

Contracting issue has delayed supply to over 40 informal settlements, says Joburg Water

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News | 23 January 2023

City of Tshwane not coping with refuse removal, say residents

Refuse collection in Ga-Rankuwa is infrequent and illegal dumps are multiplying

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News | 23 January 2023

Murder at Mangaung Prison: Leaked report shows ‘Facebook rapist’ was dead before a fire broke out in his cell

Leaked documents show that Thabo Bester was already dead before a fire broke out in his cell

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News | 20 January 2023

Poo protest in Gqeberha

Nearly 600 households, sharing ten toilets in Govan Mbeki Village, say the facilities have not been cleaned since before Christmas

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News | 19 January 2023