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Disorganised SASSA leaves disabled grant recipients standing in the rain

Khayelitsha chaos continues, but there is hope: from 1 September SASSA services will also be offered at the City of Cape Town’s Kuyasa office.


News | 16 August 2022

Seasonal farm workers struggle for months to get their UIF money

Long queues at De Doorns labour office where the system is often offline


News | 5 August 2022

High Court victory for former farm worker from Wellington

Drakenstein Municipality failed in its duty to provide emergency housing, Western Cape High Court finds


News | 2 August 2022

Western Cape fishers want rights allocation process to be started all over again

Small fishing companies say they’re at a disadvantage


News | 28 July 2022

Families to be kicked off state farm to make way for private farmer

The fate of about 20 households hangs in the air as the Agricultural Research Council moves ahead with plans to lease the farm


News | 22 July 2022

Bid to speed up ruling on police resources fails

Constitutional Court says it does not have jurisdiction on matter


News | 20 July 2022

Developer strikes landmark deal with families occupying Kommetjie land

Eviction case withdrawn from High Court

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Photo Essay | 7 July 2022

Are South Africa’s pesticide rules outdated?

Farm workers and consumers should be worried, says public health expert. But industry body says food security depends on the pesticides in use.


News | 4 July 2022

Crucial housing judgment still outstanding after 16 months. Judiciary has failed to explain why

Fate of farm dweller facing eviction still in limbo


Brief | 30 June 2022

Video: How an organisation is giving Cape Flats children balls not guns

On average three children are killed in South Africa every day, according to UNICEF South Africa.

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Video | 23 June 2022

Activists takes government to court over “unfair” R350 grant application rules

They say at least 10 million applicants are still waiting for their R350 Social Relief of Distress Grant payments since April


News | 23 June 2022

Post Office fails SASSA beneficiaries

June social grant payments not processed at many branches


News | 13 June 2022

Volunteers gets their hands dirty to rescue endangered plants

“We should look like Namaqualand in the spring but because everything has been destroyed, it isn’t like that anymore.”


Brief | 7 June 2022

Plan to create “Khoisan Orania” in Grabouw

Western Cape High Court to decide fate of Knoflokskraal

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Feature | 3 June 2022

Cape Town’s famous Long Street signage is illegal, says court

The City of Cape Town has been trying for years to remove the signage


News | 1 June 2022

Massive backlog at sexual offences court because of broken recording machines

No accountability from courts or Minister of Justice’s office


Brief | 25 May 2022