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Pupils at this school have to study outside

Parents built and rebuilt Port St Johns school themselves

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News | 17 August 2022

People queue all night to get their chronic medication

A second clinic is desperately needed in Motherwell, says community leader

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News | 17 August 2022

Traders at the historic Salt River Market will be excluded from new City development

“This is our livelihood, my bread and butter” says trader

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News | 17 August 2022

SAFTU and NUMSA clash as shutdown looms

Metalworkers union forbids its federation from discussing congress contempt case, but SAFTU says no

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News | 16 August 2022

Lottery boss resigns with “immediate effect”

The NLC was overwhelmed with corruption during Thabang Mampane’s tenure as Commissioner

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News | 16 August 2022

Disorganised SASSA leaves disabled grant recipients standing in the rain

Khayelitsha chaos continues, but there is hope: from 1 September SASSA services will also be offered at the City of Cape Town’s Kuyasa office.

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News | 16 August 2022

School with long history is in appalling condition, and the education department has nothing to say about it

Some classrooms at Bantuvukani Primary School in Lamontville have broken windows and ceilings. Others do not have doors.

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News | 15 August 2022

Durban residents repair flood damage, give up on government

Some suburban associations have ambitions to get “off the municipal grid”

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News | 15 August 2022

Eastern Cape towns without water for two weeks

Striking workers at Amathole District Municipality say they are not to blame

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News | 12 August 2022

This is why Tembisa residents started deadly riots

Electricity was at the root of dissatisfaction

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News | 12 August 2022

When a car is your only home

People living in their cars face fines of R300 to R500

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News | 12 August 2022

Lottery swindle: the story so far

Investigations have revealed years of looting

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News | 11 August 2022

Spain investigates corrupt “too-tall trains” sale, while South Africa has taken no action

Five years of “disturbing” inaction by the Hawks and NPA

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News | 11 August 2022

In drought-stricken Mandela Bay, leaking taps are wasting precious water

We reported a leaking standpipe 18 months ago. It is still leaking

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News | 11 August 2022

Strike in Amathole leaves towns without water

Municipality alleges “deliberate infrastructure sabotage”

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News | 10 August 2022