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Residents punished for municipal water bill mix-up

Electricity cut off because of unpaid water accounts which residents say they never received

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24 November 2020

MK veterans wage campaign against immigrants

Truck drivers in Durban demand that only South Africans be allowed to drive freight

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24 November 2020

Refugees from UNHCR protest face deportation

“I cry everyday and worry about my first child’s future. I may never see my husband again”

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24 November 2020

Langa covered in overflowing sewage and stagnant puddles

City plans to upgrade hostels in the area soon

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24 November 2020

Covid-19: Trains overcrowded as rail service battles to keep up with demand

UNTU accuses PRASA of flouting safety rules

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23 November 2020

Overcrowding in Wolwerivier triggers land occupation

Families moved to the “temporary relocation area” have grown in size over the past five years

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23 November 2020

Millions of rands of housing materials dumped since 2018

Councillor blames disagreement in the community

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23 November 2020

Despite a court order ten years ago, special needs school still has no building

Amasango Career School in Makhanda operates from six prefab classrooms

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23 November 2020

Police officers caught on video throwing disabled man out of his wheelchair

Zwelenkosi Ngidi had gone to Cape Town police to find out about arrested community leaders

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20 November 2020

High death rate in African Covid-19 intensive care units

Hospitals across the continent have few resources. A new study shows the consequences.

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20 November 2020

WCED struggling with increased learner admissions for 2021

A Stellenbosch parent has been battling to find place for his son

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20 November 2020

IPID investigating after police accused of assaulting woman

The woman says that officers in Philippi threatened to kill her and her family if they spoke out about the incident

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20 November 2020

Nyanga youths charge R50 to queue for clients

“Many visit these departments the whole week without being helped because of the long queues”

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20 November 2020

Devastating Langa fire destroys 70 homes

“My shack was filled with smoke and it was so hot inside. I grabbed my baby and ran out.”

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19 November 2020

Lottery threatens legal action against Minister Ebrahim Patel

The scandal-ridden organisation appears to be trying to block a corruption probe

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19 November 2020