In photos: one of the worst places to live in Cape Town

“Our parents lived in this poverty, we are living in this poverty, and now our children are living in this poverty”

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News | 14 June 2024

Judge Mngqibisa-Thusi cleared of gross misconduct charges

But tribunal finds that it is gross negligence to fail to deliver 27 judgments within accepted time-frames

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Law | 14 June 2024

Security guards protest outside Durban hospital, demanding their jobs back

Their contracts were not renewed after they participated in an unprotected strike last year

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Brief | 13 June 2024

Mpox in South Africa: here’s what we know

Health department reports second death from the disease

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News | 13 June 2024

Philippi satellite police station to open after two-year wait

The community is desperate for more policing

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Brief | 13 June 2024

National Arts Festival battles to get much-needed Lottery funding

The decision not to fund the country’s longest running arts festival was communicated a month before its start date

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News | 13 June 2024

Displaced Limpopo farmers battle to make a living

Farmers had been working communal land near Phalaborwa since 2014

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News | 13 June 2024

These Durban families will have to wait until next year for a reliable water supply

City of eThekwini says the water crisis in parts of the city will only be fully resolved in 2025

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Brief | 12 June 2024

New law proposed to stop SLAPP suits

The Centre for Applied Legal Studies and Right2Protest hope legislators will adopt it to protect journalists and activists

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News | 12 June 2024

Graves across Nelson Mandela Bay ruined by storm

“These are our families and this is causing new pain”

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Brief | 12 June 2024

Pesticides are polluting Western Cape rivers all year round

Studies of three river catchments have found an association between pesticide exposure and poorer brain function in children

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News | 12 June 2024

Scramble for water in Kariega as municipality fails to keep its promise

Water tanker runs dry after 30 minutes

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Brief | 11 June 2024

“Each time we try to get comfortable, the police come to demolish our home”

Families living in Lindokuhle Mnguni informal settlement in Johannesburg say they’re being harassed by police and AmaPanyaza

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News | 11 June 2024

Money starts flowing at last to Gauteng care organisations

The Department of Social Development has been scrambling to comply with a court order

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News | 11 June 2024

Mining is destroying crucial Eswatini nature reserve

The mine has the king’s blessing but no environmental authorisation

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Feature | 11 June 2024