Articles for Chris Gilili

“We are overwhelmed,” says nurse at Steve Biko Academic Hospital

Nurses march to demand better working conditions and more staff


Brief | 4 May 2022

No budget to fix main road littered with potholes

The road between Ga-Rankuwa and Kgabalatsane is eroded and potholed


Brief | 4 May 2022

Soweto residents block roads in electricity protest

Protesters demand that City Power restore the power supply, after a 13 day outage


Brief | 26 April 2022

Diepsloot business owners take on Gauteng Premier

New Act to invigorate the township economy won’t make a difference if basic services are not improved, business owners tell David Makhura


News | 13 April 2022

Zimbabweans live in fear of vigilantes in Diepsloot

Meanwhile police conduct searches for undocumented immigrants


News | 11 April 2022

Not our problem, say two municipalities as road falls apart

Neither Madibeng nor Tshwane are taking responsibility for the upkeep of the Kgabalatsane to Ga-Rankuwa road


Brief | 7 April 2022

E-hailing drivers stop work over safety and pay

“When you complain, you speak to robots”

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News | 23 March 2022

Workers protest in Gauteng, demand health department give them jobs

Union says those who helped during Covid epidemic must get permanent employment


Brief | 17 March 2022

Villagers fix giant potholes themselves

“Waiting for the municipality has brought us no joy,” says Madibeng resident


Brief | 22 February 2022

Thousands of people have been without running water for four months. No one can say when the problem will be fixed

Tshwane municipality reduced water supply to Madibeng because of huge debt


Brief | 17 February 2022

100 people, two ruined toilets, and “no-one cares”

Diepsloot residents say they’ve lost hope


News | 27 January 2022

Striking Clover workers to get overdue bonuses by Friday

Workers across the country have been on strike for eight weeks


Brief | 11 January 2022

Soweto residents shut down streets over two-week blackout

Diepkloof residents owe Eskom R96m


News | 8 December 2021

Residents of Kliptown, where the Freedom Charter was signed, still don’t have decent toilets

“What government is saying about hygiene is an insult to us”


News | 9 June 2020

Toilets built eight years ago, but no sign of houses

Makana Municipality says the matter is with the Public Protector


Brief | 20 November 2019

No shelters for Johannesburg’s homeless

City says 10,000 people are living on its streets, but it only funds one shelter


News | 8 July 2019