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Dreams deferred for matriculants who can’t get IDs

Without an identity document, hopes of further study are dashed

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News | 8 November 2022

Many mysteries surround the death of ‘Facebook rapist’ Thabo Bester

SAPS says the outcome of DNA tests to determine the body’s identity can be expected “at any stage”, six months on from the fire.

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News | 8 November 2022

Terry Pheto’s house may go up for auction to recover Lottery funds

Numerous properties belonging to Lotteries Commission executives, their relatives and cronies frozen by court order

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News | 7 November 2022

Development will destroy Philippi’s farming, say activists

MEC Bredell to consider new Environmental Impact Assessment and public comments this week for Philippi Horticultural Area

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News | 7 November 2022

Lavender Hill pool player gives it stick

Shaiyene Fritz says her passion for pool started when she was nine years old

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News | 4 November 2022

Problems crash Gqeberha 10111 emergency line

Loadshedding, staff shortages and a fire leave residents furious at slow police response

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News | 3 November 2022

Waiting for the scrapheap: hundreds of Shosholoza Meyl’s rusted carriages to be scrapped and sold

Most of PRASA’s long-distance train carriages “obsolete”

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News | 3 November 2022

More delays in case of 22 cops accused of murdering Regan Naidoo in 2018

We just want justice, says father of 32-year-old

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News | 3 November 2022

Toilets closed at Knysna taxi rank: municipality blames loadshedding

Commuters, vendors and taxi drivers complain about the smell

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News | 3 November 2022

Gauteng government backtracks on housing promises

From a “mega project” to an “upgrade”: Marikana Soutpan families are still waiting

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News | 2 November 2022

Electricity meters installed after months of protests are faulty, say Gqeberha shack dwellers

Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality warns of fines of up to R8,000 for using izinyoka connections

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News | 2 November 2022

City of Cape Town and immigrant shop owners meet to resolve tensions

“We come unannounced not to catch you doing wrong things, but to ensure that your shop is in satisfactory hygienic condition”

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News | 2 November 2022

Millions to be spent to complete abandoned Lottery-funded projects

Engineers to be paid directly to finish multi-million rand infrastructure projects

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News | 31 October 2022

Eastern Cape farm families plead for access to electricity and water

But farmers explain it is too costly for them to pay to install the infrastructure

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News | 31 October 2022

Farm workers march to Parliament to demand major reform

List of demands handed to Minister of Agriculture

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News | 31 October 2022

After two years the Ga-Rankuwa to Pretoria train is running again. We tried it

PRASA says it’s still working to get the Pretoria to Johannesburg line running again

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News | 28 October 2022