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At least two arrested during standoff between police and SAFTU in Cape Town

Hundreds picket on Wednesday over mass retrenchments, wage freezes and budget cuts among other things

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24 February 2021

Swifambo’s Mashaba defies Zondo Commission

Zondo orders criminal charges to be laid, warns of legal chaos

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24 February 2021

Chaos erupts at Gqeberha taxi ranks over Covid-19 funds

Taxi association blames labour department for divulging payment information to drivers

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24 February 2021

Learners doorstop Eastern Cape Premier and MEC to complain about school conditions

Mabuyane promises to make sure officials are sent to the schools to assess the problems

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24 February 2021

Patients turned away as clinics close over health worker protests

Union pleads for government to intervene as “the poor are suffering”

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23 February 2021

Covid-19: Don’t put other people’s lives at risk, urges hospital cleaner

Thembelani Zake has had the disease and sees its effects daily in his work

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23 February 2021

Cars and buses torched in electricity protest

Protesters accuse Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality of breaking its promises

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22 February 2021

Covid-19: Regulatory delays cost South Africa vital pandemic information

Here is why the blood donor seroprevalence results from five provinces are not available

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19 February 2021

Eersteriver residents demand a local school

Parents reject department’s offer to transport 500 learners to Khayelitsha for schooling

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19 February 2021

“Bridge for my sweetheart” washed away

Cement company has been waiting for approval to build this bridge since August 2020

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19 February 2021

Community health workers disrupt clinics in Eastern Cape

They have been demanding to be made permanent for years

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18 February 2021

“The slow violence of malnutrition”

One in four children under five is undernourished and one in eight is overweight or obese, say researchers

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18 February 2021

Commuters wary of trains as service resumes

The Central Line started operating on Tuesday again but only between Cape Town and Langa

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18 February 2021

Home Affairs considers scrapping male and female ID numbers

Gender activists welcome draft new identity management policy, with some reservations

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18 February 2021

Community gardeners dig in against attempts to evict them

New Khayelitsha vegetable garden is on land set aside for a provincial housing project

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18 February 2021