Gauteng community health workers still waiting for full pay

Despite promise of an increase, workers say they are still earning only R3,500 a month

By Zoë Postman - 23 September 2020

Groundbreaking court judgment on mining and community rights

Court rules that Xolobeni community should have received mining application before the right was granted

By Geoffrey Allsop - 22 September 2020

Hungry children go hunting to get food

Without daily school meals, children do odd jobs or hunt pigeons and rabbits to get lunch

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 16 September 2020

What’s the limit for free speech? Concourt to hear Qwelane case

Civil society organisations have made court submissions on both sides of the debate

By Tania Broughton - 15 September 2020

Protesters call for Moloto Rail Corridor to be built

“Many lives will be saved, convenience will be brought to people’s lives, and economic stimulation for our locals will happen”

By Elna Schütz - 12 September 2020

Reopen events, say Gauteng entertainers

“There’s no food anymore. There’s no income.”

By Elna Schütz - 11 September 2020

ANC infighting blamed for halted Ekurhuleni water project

Some community members say that jobs should be given to people living while others are angry that the fixing of leaks has stopped

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 11 September 2020

Court orders Eskom to restore full supply immediately

Supply of electricity is intertwined with the right to dignity, life and housing, says judge

By Tania Broughton - 2 September 2020

Families face eviction from one of Gauteng’s iconic buildings

“I can’t believe that l am losing my home again” says 60-year-old woman

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 31 August 2020

Alexandra gogo feeds families that “fell through the cracks” during lockdown

Sylvia Mvumvu makes food packages at her home

By Zoë Postman - 28 August 2020

Soweto households have been without power for six weeks

Eskom says substation will be fixed by Friday afternoon

By Mosa Damane - 21 August 2020

Concourt efficiency is declining

Average time for judgment takes over six months now compared to less than four months in 2017

By Tania Broughton - 17 August 2020

“Government should meet us halfway and give us this land”

13 arrested following land occupation in Tsakane

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 17 August 2020

Occupiers accuse officials of burning their belongings

“They bring fridges, stoves and beds, and then call the media so it looks like we are evicting people but we are not” says City spokesperson

By Zoë Postman - 14 August 2020

Makhubele defends herself at Zondo Commission

Judge sees no conflict with her appointment while chairing PRASA board

By James Stent - 6 August 2020

Constitutional Court orders transport department to insource employees

The 66 Tasima workers have not been paid salaries since December 2018

By Zoë Postman - 4 August 2020