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After 10 years of court battles, Home Affairs will open Cape Town refugee office

A refugee reception office is to officially open in Epping on Monday

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News | 14 March 2023

Lottery gives R10-million for youth awards ceremony - but not a cent was spent on the event

Another million rand went to actress Terry Pheto

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News | 14 March 2023

NEHAWU strike appeal succeeds in part

Labour Appeal Court has harsh words for the union, the government and the police

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News | 13 March 2023

A year after protests and promises, the water supply in Musina is still dodgy

Authorities say it’s because boreholes are vandalised

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News | 13 March 2023

Can this township become a model for bike transport?

Cycling is becoming popular in Langa and a way to make a living

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News | 10 March 2023

Fewer hospitals disrupted by strike on Thursday

Negotiations may soon take place at Public Sector Coordinating Bargaining Council

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News | 9 March 2023

GROUNDVIEW: NEHAWU has lost a vital opportunity

Union has failed to win public support for its strike, but the government should listen to its demands

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News | 9 March 2023

Cape Town’s notorious unfinished freeway finally gives way to Foreshore development

After 40 years the provincial government has relinquished a road reserve it kept for the freeway that was never built

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News | 9 March 2023

Police stood by while two men were killed, says witness

Malawian men accused of rape and beaten to death by mob in Malmesbury

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News | 9 March 2023

People’s lives are “not our responsibility” says NEHAWU leader

Hospitals disrupted as public sector strike intensifies

Vincent Lali, Chris Gilili, Liezl Human, Tariro Washinyira, Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik, Thamsanqa Mbovane, and Mkhuseli Sizani

News | 8 March 2023

No money for water and toilets at Khoisan occupation, MPs told

The Department of Public Works and Infrastructure, which owns the land, plans to have a meeting with the community later this month

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News | 8 March 2023

NEHAWU says strike action is growing

Patients turned away from some hospitals as public sector wage strike continues

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News | 7 March 2023

Nelson Mandela Bay households have been told to boil tap water. But poor families say they can’t afford to

The combined dam level in the metro was below 12% on 7 March

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News | 7 March 2023

Six years to renovate a police station and it still isn’t finished

Two construction companies have left the job incomplete

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News | 7 March 2023

Hundreds of public service workers down tools in defiance of court interdict

“We have nothing to lose now because we are earning peanuts anyway” says striking worker

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News | 6 March 2023

Climate change almost doubles the risk of wildfires in Cape Town, study shows

Fire Weather Index prior to 2021 UCT fire was highest ever recorded during autumn in Cape Town.

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News | 6 March 2023