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100 people, two ruined toilets, and “no-one cares”

Diepsloot residents say they’ve lost hope

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News | 27 January 2022

Families still without water as second pipe bursts in Cape Town township

Residents of New Beginning have to beg for water from neighbouring Bardale

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News | 26 January 2022

Activists lobby President to make Covid grant permanent

Following a meeting with organisations last week, the presidency acknowledged the impact the grant has had in reducing poverty and hunger

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News | 26 January 2022

Parents say education department botched the merger of two KZN schools

When learners and staff arrived at the new school last Wednesday, they were sent them back to their old school

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News | 26 January 2022

Dismissal of employee who refused to get vaccinated was fair, rules CCMA

Employee “refused to participate in the creation of a safe working environment”

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News | 26 January 2022

Eastern Cape health workers warn about staff shortages

2,700 contracts not being renewed by health department

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News | 25 January 2022

One year later after devastating fire, Durban hostel residents still can’t go home

eThekwini Municipality says renovation is to be done in March

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News | 25 January 2022

City of Cape Town promises to fix vandalised Khayelitsha market

Toilets are filthy, lights have been stripped, roofs are broken

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News | 25 January 2022

Blackburn Village toilets are broken and filthy

eThekwini Municipality says residents must stop throwing foreign objects into the system

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News | 24 January 2022

When must municipalities provide flush toilets in informal settlements? A court case may help answer this

Ekhurhuleni community has taken legal action against City because it wants chemical toilets replaced

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News | 24 January 2022

Landmark River Club case tests heritage rights

Court hears arguments over R4.5 billion development which would include an Amazon headquarters

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News | 24 January 2022

Treasury to bail out Northern Cape municipality over unpaid workers

Court gives Eskom go-ahead to recoup R105 million

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News | 21 January 2022

R23 million Joburg library still closed after three years

City says JDA must hand it over, but JDA says it was handed over in 2018

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News | 21 January 2022

Suspended Lottery boss faces disciplinary hearing

Phillemon Letwaba accused of using funds to enrich himself and his family

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News | 20 January 2022

Donors to the rescue of special needs school looted in July unrest

Golden Steps School in Verulam successfully opens for 2022 school year

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News | 20 January 2022

A year after a devastating fire, displaced Masiphumelele families are fed-up with their poor housing conditions

Malusi Booi commits to start building permanent houses before end of 2022

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News | 20 January 2022