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

EFF branch chair encourages land occupation in Tshwane

The party has “allocated” 439 plots on municipal land in Ga-Rankuwa Industrial area to people

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Brief | 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

Children caught using cannabis will no longer be criminally prosecuted

Concourt rules sections of Drugs act unconstitutional. But ruling makes it clear that the court does not condone drug use by children.

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Law | 29 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

School mourns 11-year-old electrocuted by illegal connections

Eskom says its working on ways to help the Dunoon community as many of the shacks are built on private land

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Brief | 29 September 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

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

Municipality finally gives in after editor’s long court battle

Makhado Municipality makes information available after more than three years

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Law | 29 September 2022

Immigrant children share their stories through art and music

Three2Six Project is a bridging education project for refugee and immigrant children unable to access state schooling

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Brief | 28 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