Mining is destroying crucial Eswatini nature reserve

The mine has the king’s blessing but no environmental authorisation

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Feature | 11 June 2024

Philippi gangsters say they’ll only stop killing if government pays them

Two security guards escorting City workers were shot dead last week because protection is their business, say extortionists


Feature | 29 April 2024

Water is being sold illegally in eThekwini

Desperate households resort to paying for water from unmarked trucks

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Feature | 7 March 2024

Hydrogen project splits Richtersveld community

A mega green hydrogen project and port development are planned for Boegoebaai

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Feature | 7 March 2024

Green Point “Tent City”: Homeless camp’s days are numbered

Relocation options unsatisfactory for many of the occupiers

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Feature | 20 February 2024

The South African drug mules held in foreign jails

Vincent Ntsolo, from Soweto, was just 18 when he was recruited


Feature | 15 February 2024

Hawks act against one of their own for Lottery corruption

Spokeperson Hangwani Mulaudzi and former Head of Risk at the National Lotteries Commission Marubini Ramatsekisa are both named in a dossier handed to prosecutors

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Feature | 12 February 2024

Beauty academy gets R64-million government subsidy in midst of budget cuts

Money for organisations assisting people with HIV and older people cut

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Feature | 18 January 2024

Criminals terrorise old gold mining area

Four years after notorious gang leader was shot by police, Roodepoort families still live in fear


Feature | 6 December 2023

How to steal a railway line and stay out of jail

Legal manoeuvres have stalled the case against former PRASA acting CEO Mthuthuzeli Swartz and businessman Syed Mohiudeen


Feature | 8 November 2023

This is where people are occupying Metrorail’s Central Line in Cape Town

There are about 4,000 households occupying the line between Nyanga and Philippi, according to the Housing Development Agency

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Feature | 20 October 2023

Political appointments cripple Lesotho hospital

Wage bill at flagship Queen ‘Mamohato Memorial Hospital balloons by R48-million over a year as politicians appoint family members and friends


Feature | 6 October 2023

Copper boom sparks conflict between mine and residents of Northern Cape town

We visited Concordia, where 29 people were arrested for protesting against a mine


Feature | 18 September 2023

Lottery corruption: Limpopo couple’s bid to hold on to their luxury homes

I did nothing wrong, says Collins Tshisimba as the Special Investigating Unit moves to freeze two properties


Feature | 31 August 2023

We bought dagga. It was probably illegal. Here’s why

The Medicines Act is being misused while Parliament dithers

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Feature | 25 August 2023

Exposed: The Sunday World’s lucrative partnership with the Lottery

The newspaper got millions of rands of Lottery advertising and also ran stories to counter exposés of corruption

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Feature | 3 August 2023