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Health department investigates clinic after teen rape victim dies at police station

It is alleged that clinic staff sent 15-year-old Zenizole Vena to the police station rather than treating her

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News | 30 September 2022

South Coast businesses join forces to provide services municipalities are supposed to provide

“We’re not here to criticise the municipalities. We’ve tried it for years. It doesn’t solve anything.”

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News | 30 September 2022

Property developer forced to rebuild homes it demolished

Long-time Tilly’s farm residents refuse to make way for housing development

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News | 30 September 2022

Maitland residents refuse to be “squeezed” into temporary structures

City of Cape Town says the Royal Road informal settlement needs to be reconfigured to make space for a community centre

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News | 30 September 2022

Protesters halt lectures at University of Free State’s Qwaqwa campus

The students are demanding that accommodation allowances from NSFAS be paid to them instead of directly to landlords

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News | 29 September 2022

Young Khayelitsha poet publishes his first book

Momelezi Kanyiwe says writing has brought him healing

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News | 29 September 2022

Social grants: labour federations reject government proposals

Fears that many will be excluded when Social Relief of Distress grant is replaced

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News | 29 September 2022

TAC slams Mbeki over his views on HIV

Former president repeated misconceptions about the disease when he addressed UNISA

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News | 28 September 2022

SIU investigating dodgy Lottery grants worth over R1.4-billion

“Courageous individuals, ranging from whistle-blowers to journalists and investigators, were essential to uncovering wrong-doing,” says Minister Ebrahim Patel

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News | 28 September 2022

Man dives deep into sewage to stop pollution flowing into Zandvlei

Commercial diver Troy Figenschou fixed a leaking pipe at the Raapkraal pump station in Cape Town

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News | 28 September 2022

Child drowns in occupied Cape Town nature reserve

Alunga Zonele was swimming in a vlei near the Driftsands informal settlement

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News | 28 September 2022

PRASA’s deadline looms for fixing Pretoria’s ruined train stations

Stations on the Pienaarspoort to Pretoria line are supposed to be fixed by December. Some progress has been made.

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News | 28 September 2022

Government has snubbed us here in Gomora, says 72-year-old Samson Maleka

No toilets, no water, no electricity in Tshwane settlement after 18 years

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News | 28 September 2022

Bleak future for Zimbabwean families depending on breadwinners in South Africa

Remittances to Zimbabwe in jeopardy if relatives lose the right to work legally in SA

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News | 28 September 2022

Plett boy electrocuted at sports stadium

Family of five-year-old Bradlin Jacobs blames Bitou Municipality for not fixing vandalised electrical box

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News | 27 September 2022

Fate of NUMSA’s funeral insurance company hangs in the balance

Six-month wait for High Court decision on 3Sixty Life curatorship

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News | 27 September 2022