Articles for Liezl Human

SIU to investigate allegations of serious maladministration in Nelson Mandela Bay

Mayor says municipality will “give full support” to SIU investigators


Brief | 15 July 2024

Winelands families battle flooding: “For three days people have not slept”

Relentless rain hampers relief efforts

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News | 12 July 2024

Western Cape storms: “worse is still to come”

Schools to close across the province as another storm hits, with about 15,000 people already severely affected by floods and damaging winds

By Sandiso Phaliso, Vincent Lali, Marecia Damons, Ashraf Hendricks, Liezl Human and Peter Luhanga

News | 10 July 2024

Farm workers demand transparency on pesticide regulations

Newly appointed Minister of Agriculture John Steenhuisen says protest was “premature”


Brief | 5 July 2024

Arm-wrestling pulls record number of contenders to national champs

The tournament was held in Paarl at the weekend


News | 1 July 2024

Eskom to close its community service centres in Khayelitsha and Bellville

City of Cape Town condemns decision and says there is a “notable increase” in complaints from customers supplied directly by Eskom


News | 28 June 2024

Namaqualand community raises the alarm over copper mining in their small town

The Department of Mineral Resources will visit Concordia in July to assess the mine’s compliance with dust mitigation and other issues


News | 26 June 2024

Radiation therapy graduates unplaced for six months by health department

Graduates are required by law to complete the Internship and Community Service Programme in order to practise


News | 10 June 2024

Stun grenades thrown at farm women outside Parliament

200 women were marching to call for a ban on pesticides


News | 4 June 2024

TotalEnergies will destroy our livelihoods say small scale fishers

South African fishers joined a picket outside the company’s AGM in France last week


Brief | 31 May 2024

Sex workers picket at Parliament ahead of elections

#WhoSpeaksForUs? campaign launched


Brief | 23 May 2024

“Silent disease” outed at African Hepatitis Convention

Many South Africans with hepatitis go undiagnosed


News | 20 May 2024

Large fishing companies oppose squid quotas in court

The commercial industry is being “greedy” says Eastern Cape small-scale fisher


Law | 16 May 2024

Huge march to Parliament for better schools

Presidency and Department of Basic Education commit to respond to demands by Equal Education


Brief | 10 May 2024

Remote Namaqualand diamond town battles dust and neglect

Mine told to fix the pollution problem


News | 9 May 2024

Equal Education takes education department to court over unplaced learners

EE says learners’ constitutional rights have been infringed


Brief | 29 April 2024