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“We will celebrate Christmas in sewage again”

Philippi families have been struggling with overflowing drains for a year

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4 December 2020

Illegally occupied RDP houses go on sale

City of Ekurhuleni says court ordered eviction to proceed pending the end of lockdown

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4 December 2020

What this municipality hadn’t done in years, Gift of the Givers did in just three days

Water quality still has to be tested, but Eastern Cape villages now have boreholes

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4 December 2020

Covid-19: Night vigil in support of principal who refused to open his school

Wesley Neumann’s disciplinary hearing starts

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3 December 2020

Appointment of new Lottery board chair delayed by three more months

Question mark over acting chair Zandile Brown who sat on the board during period of corruption allegations

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3 December 2020

Mystery of R5.5 million Lottery grant

Money never reached us, says official beneficiary

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3 December 2020

In the midst of water restrictions, clean water gushes out of taps in Uitenhage

But the municipality says it is “winning the war against leaks”

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3 December 2020

Activists demand affordable housing in Johannesburg inner city

Some landlords increased rent in some buildings by 200% during the hard lockdown, says activist

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2 December 2020

Covid-19: We are going to be very strict, Motsoaledi warns Zimbabwean travellers

Expensive test makes return to Zimbabwe unaffordable for some

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2 December 2020

Activists call for emergency response to violence against women

Right2Know picket outside Parliament

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1 December 2020

Women march for farm and land rights

“Land now, food forever” demand activist organisations

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1 December 2020

Tsakane tense after residents close down immigrant-owned shops

At least five new shops have been closed down

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30 November 2020

This is where evicted people go

The City of Cape Town says there are plans to upgrade Kampies, an emergency housing location, outside Philippi

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30 November 2020

Call for sex offender list to be made public

Protest against gender-based violence in Cape Town

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28 November 2020

“It’s fair to conclude that we do not have what is called a school” says principal

Department of Basic Education will miss its deadline for minimum standards in schools yet again

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27 November 2020

Kirkwood erupts over vigilante violence

Youths accused of being gangsters take revenge on anti-crime forum members

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27 November 2020