GOVERNMENT

Dlamini finally pays R650,000 owed in legal costs

The former Minister of Social Development was ordered to personally pay the Black Sash Trust and Freedom Under Law

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13 May 2021

“Go and ask the trees for votes,” frustrated shack dwellers tell politicians

Residents of informal settlements in Gqeberha told the land cannot be developed because of indigenous vegetation

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13 May 2021

Indwe’s R11-million stadium unfinished and abandoned

Municipality says the construction company has refused to return to work

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4 May 2021

Nelson Mandela Bay residents blame years of neglected leaks for dry dams

Kouga dam predicted to run dry in July. Other dams to follow soon after

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3 May 2021

What has been granted in the Tafelberg leave to appeal?

Leave to appeal the sale was denied, but a higher court is to hear appeals on a number of related issues

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30 April 2021

1,500 Dunoon families still not relocated a year later

Housing project has been held up by appeals

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28 April 2021

“Our people don’t live in speed humps,” Kariega residents tell municipality

Meeting told about water leaks, broken houses and dirty streets

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20 April 2021

Villagers march to Makhado to demand services and job opportunities

Mayor acknowledges that there are service challenges

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16 April 2021

Dire Road Accident Fund situation is close to constitutional crisis, warn judges

Fund is facing imminent implosion, the consequences of which will be disastrous

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12 April 2021

SAMWU members protest in Kouga in support of suspended shop stewards

Suspension followed strike over Covid-19 allowance

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8 April 2021

New “R4 million” taxi rank is useless, say taxi drivers

Tsomo taxi rank, which has been ready for two years, is too small for taxis to turn in, they say

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8 April 2021

Municipalities are creating arbitrary requirements for “permission” to protest

Gatekeeping officials are stopping people from exercising a constitutional right

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7 April 2021

Cape Town’s Anti-Land Invasion Unit is unlawful, argues SAHRC

Demolition of structures and removal of land occupiers without a court order is unconstitutional, says advocate

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1 April 2021

Tired of waiting for government, Dunoon shack dwellers build a sewage system

“If you wait for the City to render services, you will wait forever” says community leader

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1 April 2021