Brief

Rastas march against new cannabis bill

“It is unfair, inhumane and unconstitutional for the authorities to suggest jail for any citizen for the possession of cannabis”

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27 November 2020

Streets in central Uitenhage pile up with garbage for months

Nelson Mandela Development Agency says awarding a cleaning contract has been held up by a bidder’s objection

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27 November 2020

Union slams public works programme

Workers whose contracts ended in March are demanding to be reinstated

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26 November 2020

Over 14,000 people estimated to be living on the streets of Cape Town

Study finds that R20,000 is spent per homeless person per year in the criminal justice system

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26 November 2020

Battle for land ends after 22 years

Constitutional Court rules in favour of Prudhoe community in the Eastern Cape

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25 November 2020

Covid-19: Health department warning on initiation schools

Eastern Cape will probe issuing of certificates when schools are still closed

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25 November 2020

Bus drivers protest for Covid relief

More than 300 Algoa Bus Company employees want to know what has happened to TERS payments

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23 November 2020

If poverty and Covid-19 don’t kill you a gunshot will, says PE protester

Residents are demanding better policing amid crime spike

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23 November 2020

Fish “no longer welcome” at I&J

After 100 workers go on strike company bans union’s general secretary Dale Fish

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19 November 2020

Eight hospital staff suspended after protest

This follows the forced removal of the Northdale Hospital CEO by his staff

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19 November 2020

Uitenhage protesters block roads, demanding toilets and electricity

Residents to meet with the municipality over their grievances on Tuesday

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16 November 2020

Women and children hit by refugee office closure, court hears

Sonke Gender Justice is seeking to join as a friend of the court in Scalabrini versus Minister of Home Affairs case

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12 November 2020

Raw sewage flowing into Makhanda Dam

City’s sewer system not coping

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11 November 2020

Raymond Joseph recognised for Lottery investigation

Free Press Unlimited commended GroundUp’s reporter for “his tenacity in reporting from areas where government accountability is lacking”

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9 November 2020

Steve Tshwete Stadium collapsing and taking local sport with it

Mayor blames vandals and lack of cooperation from local teams

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9 November 2020

Elsies River youth start garden to feed their community

The pair are set to start a larger garden in the area soon

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5 November 2020