Articles for Ezekiel Kekana

Principal called to account after matrics miss exam

Department of Basic Education says the principal “misdirected the province [Gauteng] that there was a protest in the area”

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Brief | 9 November 2022

Waiting for the scrapheap: hundreds of Shosholoza Meyl’s rusted carriages to be scrapped and sold

Most of PRASA’s long-distance train carriages “obsolete”

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News | 3 November 2022

After two years the Ga-Rankuwa to Pretoria train is running again. We tried it

PRASA says it’s still working to get the Pretoria to Johannesburg line running again

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News | 28 October 2022

Meet Eric Poku, the “Shoe Doctor” of central Pretoria

Cobbler has been stitching the inner city’s shoes for twenty years

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News | 12 October 2022

Section27 goes to court to get Limpopo schools fixed

Four schools listed in court papers have serious problems that pose a risk to learners and staff

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News | 5 October 2022

Lack of fuel brings Tshwane buses to a stop

Union says those responsible must be punished

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Brief | 21 September 2022

We want more toilets and better access to water, say Centurion shack dwellers

But City of Tshwane says it has already provided what it can with its budget

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Brief | 21 September 2022

Tshwane women turn rubbish dump into vegetable garden

“We wanted to do something positive”

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Brief | 9 September 2022

Taxi drivers bully Centurion community into stopping protest

Olievenhoutbosch residents had blocked major roads in the area to demand housing and better services. This journalist was also assaulted by taxi drivers.

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Brief | 29 August 2022

SAMWU wants Tshwane metro to increase wages by 3.5%

Mayco member Kingsley Wakelin says the City is “struggling with finances”

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Brief | 22 August 2022

Two people killed as Tembisa brought to a standstill by protests

Ekurhuleni mayor believes protest is aimed at making the township “ungovernable” for the DA-led coalition

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Brief | 1 August 2022

Tshwane invites bids for Pastor Bushiri’s former stomping ground

Dilapidated Tshwane Events Centre to be rebuilt

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News | 21 July 2022

The roof of this primary school is an accident waiting to happen

Education department says it will refurbish Mohokone Primary in 2023/4

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Brief | 6 July 2022

Daily 240,000 villagers await relief from the “embarrassing” Giyani water project

Minister Senzo Mchunu promised water will be in their homes by September

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Feature | 30 June 2022

Eight years after Michael Komape’s death we visited Limpopo schools to see if their toilets have improved

“Pit toilets pose a fatal risk to the lives, safety and health of learners” says SECTION27

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Feature | 22 June 2022

Protesters burn down mobile classrooms at rural Limpopo school

Department of Education says it plans to build a new school, but won’t say when

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News | 1 June 2022