Articles for Jabulile Mbatha

Power outage sparks days of protest in Joburg

Protests started on Tuesday, culminating with major roads to Orlando East, Pennyville, and Noordgesig being blocked on Thursday

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Brief | 19 April 2024

Tshwane shack dwellers say extortion gangs make them pay for water

Municipality says it’s unaware of this

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News | 16 April 2024

Volunteers collect data to mitigate effects of global heating in Tshwane

About 16 local citizen scientists, led by members of Planact, have mapped the temperatures in several parts of Pretoria

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News | 8 March 2024

Wits students stage ‘sleepover’ protests

The university says its made 530 emergency beds available and has reopened applications to on-campus residences

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News | 6 March 2024

NUMSA protests in support of suspended Putco workers

Putco concerned by how long CCMA process is taking

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News | 29 February 2024

Joburg theatre puts democracy in the spotlight

Actors are getting school children to think about what leadership entails

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News | 28 February 2024

Joburg communities protest against City Power

The utility says its ageing and damaged infrastructure is battling to cope with demand, and calls on electricity users to pay their bills

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Brief | 19 February 2024

Campaign launched to remove guns from violent domestic partners

The ‘Removing the Trigger’ Campaign was launched at the Saartjie Baartman Centre for Women and Children on Wednesday.

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Brief | 15 February 2024

Deputy principal suspended after probe names him in suicide of 12-year-old Gauteng learner

Three other teachers named in report are still at the school

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News | 13 February 2024