Brief

Joburg climate activists demand urgent action against climate change

A demonstration outside the Constitutional Court paid homage to assassinated climate activists

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Brief | 10 November 2022

“We did not vote for water trucks and Jojo tanks”

Taps have been dry in sections of KwaNobuhle in Kariega for nearly two weeks

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Brief | 10 November 2022

Community sceptical of Polokwane Mayor’s promises to fix water woes

“The community is going to protest until we consistently get water in Seshego,” says resident

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Brief | 10 November 2022

Companies are rushing to explore offshore oil and gas

Environmental activists want all exploration stopped

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Brief | 9 November 2022

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

Makana has again failed to obey court order, says LRC

Progress clearing dumpsites has been made but “there is a long way to go”

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Brief | 9 November 2022

No water, no electricity: stroke survivor Sizwe Memela has had enough

KwaNobuhle still without water in spite of promises by mayor

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Brief | 8 November 2022

“We just ran for safety,” says fire victim

Nompumelelo Maqhulumane is among nearly 160 left homeless by a fire in Buffalo City on Sunday

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Brief | 8 November 2022

Water shortage in Kariega has become extremely serious after a pipe burst

Residents roam streets looking for water trucks. Municipality says there has been a major burst on the Summit-Chelsea pipeline.

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Brief | 4 November 2022

City of Johannesburg commits to addressing homelessness

“We cannot blame homelessness on the people experiencing it” says academic

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Brief | 4 November 2022

Rubbish piles up outside Gqeberha primary school

Illegal dump hasn’t been cleared since March

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Brief | 2 November 2022

Dismissed guards ask UCT to insource them

“Unfair discrimination” say 31 dismissed security guards, conned by student activist, as they approach UCT’s COO to be insourced

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Brief | 1 November 2022

“Bring back the money”: picketers shout at suspended SJC activist outside court

Xolani Klaas is accused of using SJC funds to buy personal items like furniture and a laptop

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Brief | 27 October 2022

Khayelitsha lesbian murder trial set for January

The case has been postponed at least 11 times since May 2022

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Brief | 26 October 2022

Nurses back at work at Gqeberha clinics

Clinics were closed after death of Zenizole Vena

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Brief | 24 October 2022

Delft households without electricity for weeks at a time

Families blame illegal connections from nearby settlement

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Brief | 20 October 2022