Mines are failing Limpopo communities, says scathing report

Researchers recommend that state implements harsher measures against non-compliant companies


News | 24 February 2022

Small businesses demand 30% share of Gqeberha municipal tenders

Protesters march through city centre


Brief | 23 February 2022

Villagers fix giant potholes themselves

“Waiting for the municipality has brought us no joy,” says Madibeng resident


Brief | 22 February 2022

Crèches demand unpaid Covid relief funds

A year after applications for the relief funds opened, many Early Childhood Development centres are yet to be paid


News | 17 February 2022

Makana municipality faces more court action over filth

Legal Resources Centre says municipality has failed to comply with September court order on waste management


Brief | 16 February 2022

Nothing has changed in Alexandra, says Human Rights Commission

City of Johannesburg and provincial government have not responded to Commission’s July 2021 report


News | 15 February 2022

Cape Town sewage woes: We interview Mayco Member Zahid Badroodien

“On the Cape Flats sewer system, we’re spending almost R700 million … which will offer a lot of relief”


Interview | 14 February 2022

SAFTU protests for R1,500 Basic Income Grant

Zwelinzima Vavi says that the R350 Covid relief grant doesn’t even buy a daily loaf of bread


News | 11 February 2022

Broke municipality can’t provide basic services but it pays managers massive travel allowances

Amahlathi Local Municipality has a history of financial mismanagement

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Feature | 11 February 2022

Taps have finally been installed in this settlement, but there’s no water in them

Emakhabeleni households still waiting for treatment plant upgrade


Brief | 9 February 2022

Judge dismisses Lottery bid to have corruption probe declared “unlawful”

Court puts pay to Lottery’s squirming to avoid scrutiny


Law | 8 February 2022

Hundreds of people living on Durban’s streets counted as Census 2022 starts

“I’m happy that we were also counted and the government sees that we also matter,” says Durban homeless man


News | 7 February 2022

Municipal officials accused of complicity in land grab

Buffalo City denies it but has launched a probe


News | 3 February 2022

Dumpsites finally cleared after reporter asks questions

Rubbish was piling up in Blackburn Village informal settlement north of Durban


Brief | 2 February 2022

Masiphumelele families battle to rebuild homes after blaze

City of Cape Town says it can’t provide fire kits due to National Government budget cuts


Brief | 1 February 2022

Flooded Limpopo families waiting since December for help

Some families are living in tents after their RDP houses were ruined by heavy rain


Brief | 1 February 2022