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

New police bill fails to address chilling effect on freedom of assembly

Laws criminalising conduct connected with gatherings do not align with the Constitution

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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

Constitutional Court victory for domestic workers

They are now covered for claims for work-related injuries, illnesses and death retrospectively to 27 April 1994

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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

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

Decomposing bodies piling up since 2010 at Pietermaritzburg mortuary

Staff say conditions have only got worse since they protested in 2018

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19 November 2020

Day Zero in “The Place of Water”

Tsitsikama village in the old Ciskei struggles with a severe water shortage

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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

Judge in Woodstock eviction case concerned about “spatial apartheid”

Atlantis was going to be a hub, said Judge Sher, but now “people are stuck out there with great unemployment and social problems”

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18 November 2020

Big names shortlisted for Lottery chair

Alfred Nevhutanda’s “scandal-ridden” term ends on 30 November

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18 November 2020