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SIU investigating dodgy Lottery grants worth over R1.4-billion

“Courageous individuals, ranging from whistle-blowers to journalists and investigators, were essential to uncovering wrong-doing,” says Minister Ebrahim Patel

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News | 28 September 2022

Man dives deep into sewage to stop pollution flowing into Zandvlei

Commercial diver Troy Figenschou fixed a leaking pipe at the Raapkraal pump station in Cape Town

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News | 28 September 2022

Child drowns in occupied Cape Town nature reserve

Alunga Zonele was swimming in a vlei near the Driftsands informal settlement

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News | 28 September 2022

PRASA’s deadline looms for fixing Pretoria’s ruined train stations

Stations on the Pienaarspoort to Pretoria line are supposed to be fixed by December. Some progress has been made.

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News | 28 September 2022

Government has snubbed us here in Gomora, says 72-year-old Samson Maleka

No toilets, no water, no electricity in Tshwane settlement after 18 years

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News | 28 September 2022

Bleak future for Zimbabwean families depending on breadwinners in South Africa

Remittances to Zimbabwe in jeopardy if relatives lose the right to work legally in SA

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News | 28 September 2022

Plett boy electrocuted at sports stadium

Family of five-year-old Bradlin Jacobs blames Bitou Municipality for not fixing vandalised electrical box

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News | 27 September 2022

Fate of NUMSA’s funeral insurance company hangs in the balance

Six-month wait for High Court decision on 3Sixty Life curatorship

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News | 27 September 2022

Returning Zimbabweans battle to rebuild their lives in Harare

Some have good memories of their years in South Africa

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News | 27 September 2022

Parents, families and friends of South African queers join Soweto Pride

Celebration kicks of with protest over hate crime against LGBTQIA+ community

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News | 26 September 2022

Red Cross steps in to help immigrants who fled for their lives in Elim

Many displaced families are living in the bush and too afraid to come out into the open for help

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News | 26 September 2022

Here’s why Cape Town is clearing invasive plants

The project is expected to save billions of litres of water a year

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News | 26 September 2022

What next in the twisty River Club saga?

No urgency to halt ongoing construction before interdict appeal, court rules

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News | 23 September 2022

Three nurses arrested in Harrismith

Clinic nurse accused of stealing medication to run private clinic

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News | 22 September 2022

No explanation for why a judge has taken 19 months to rule in vital court matter

Judge Nomonde Mngqibisa-Thusi of the Gauteng High Court reserved judgment in February 2021

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News | 22 September 2022

More than 60 crèches in Dunoon struggle to register for funding

Ward councillor asks education department to help crèches become compliant rather than shutting them down

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News | 22 September 2022