Brief

Sex workers picket at Parliament ahead of elections

#WhoSpeaksForUs? campaign launched

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Brief | 23 May 2024

Three years after a court order, illegal dumps in Makhanda have not been cleared

There has been only partial compliance by the municipality, while numerous dumpsites continue to plague residents

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Brief | 23 May 2024

Cape Town protesters block busy road, demanding services

They are angry that refugees living in a tent on the same land have toilets and water, but they do not

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Brief | 22 May 2024

Tshwane abandons Marry Me settlement: Broken promises leave 450 families in limbo

City says the land is private and is not in the process of being formalised

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Brief | 21 May 2024

Joburg protesters demand library opens immediately

“There is no democracy without books” says Wits professor who joins calls for an end to the City library’s four-year closure

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Brief | 20 May 2024

Community health workers toyi-toyi outside Alan Winde’s offices

They were demanding full employment by the province

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Brief | 17 May 2024

UCT students set up camp in solidarity with Palestinians

A white sheet with hundreds of names of those killed in Palestine since October was draped down the Sarah Baartman Hall steps

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Brief | 16 May 2024

Victims of 2022 KwaZulu-Natal floods march to demand housing

Hundreds come to central Durban to hand over memo to Premier’s office

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Brief | 15 May 2024

Unpaid contractors block central Gqeberha with garbage trucks and water tankers

The municipality agreed to pay service providers by next week

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Brief | 15 May 2024

Wits students set up Palestinian solidarity encampment

University senate expected to meet this week

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Brief | 14 May 2024

Soup kitchen serves Eastern Cape children the only meal they’ll eat that day

The Human Rights Commission has recommended that child malnutrition in the province be declared a disaster

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Brief | 14 May 2024

Durban households still without water as reservoir levels remain critically low

Residents of Ntuzuma welcomed the arrival of a municipal water truck on Sunday after more than a week without water

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Brief | 13 May 2024

Huge march to Parliament for better schools

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

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Brief | 10 May 2024

“Dismay” at Stellenbosch senate’s rejection of call for Gaza ceasefire

Meanwhile Nelson Mandela University senate supported a call for a ceasefire in Gaza earlier this week, and effectively an academic boycott of Israel

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Brief | 10 May 2024

Court interdicts protesting college students

Some Port Elizabeth TVET College student leaders claim they are being denied access to the college unfairly

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Brief | 10 May 2024

Protesters demand Wits take public stand on Gaza

Calls for “academic boycott of apartheid Israel”

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Brief | 8 May 2024