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SAPS and Public Works called to Parliament over Telkom Towers debacle

Trade union Solidarity says it’s been complaining about the deplorable state of the police building for years, but to no avail

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News | 4 March 2024

Yoliswa Dwane, education activist who condemned John Hlophe, is remembered at UCT event

She “dedicated her life to advancing social justice” but died “too young, too early”

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News | 4 March 2024

Auditor General gives damning report on police headquarters

This was just hours after workers at the Telkom Towers office were evacuated after it was declared unfit for human use

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News | 1 March 2024

Komani’s unusable R20-million “sport facility”

“What we got was nothing compared to what we were promised,” says resident

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News | 1 March 2024

Gugulethu school for adults abandoned by government, say residents

St Francis Community Learning Centre has to rely on illegal connection for electricity

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News | 1 March 2024

NUMSA protests in support of suspended Putco workers

Putco concerned by how long CCMA process is taking

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News | 29 February 2024

PRASA relocation of railway line occupiers was illegal, claims City of Cape Town

Parliament hears that City issued a contravention notice to rail agency, despite being part of relocation discussions

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News | 28 February 2024

Echoes of District Six evictions in case before the Constitutional Court

Judges question City of Cape Town about eviction of Bromwell Street tenants

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News | 28 February 2024

Joburg theatre puts democracy in the spotlight

Actors are getting school children to think about what leadership entails

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News | 28 February 2024

Emalahleni municipality wants to evict families in “illegal” township

Many of the families live in brick and mortar homes. But the municipality says these structures are unlawful and wants them to be demolished

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News | 27 February 2024

City of Tshwane mum on “investigation” into illegal suburb

Leeuwfontein developer and residents say the City has never contacted them

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News | 26 February 2024

Four people shot on public works property in Wynberg

Two days prior to the shooting, Parliament recommended the property become a drug rehabilitation centre

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News | 26 February 2024

Justice in limbo for another year as massive rail theft case stalls

A High Court review in the criminal case involving a former PRASA acting CEO accused of stealing 42km of railway line in the Eastern Cape, has yet to be set down for hearing a year after it was filed

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News | 23 February 2024

Khayelitsha families rebuild shacks after botched relocation

The voluntary move has now cost the shack dwellers money, materials, and belongings

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News | 23 February 2024