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Facebook rapist: Deputy Minister was informed by warder that Thabo Bester escaped

Nothing appears to have been done about it

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News | 22 March 2023

No water, electricity or toilets for 280 families in Khayelitsha informal settlement

Residents say they have lived without basic services for three years

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News | 20 March 2023

Old apartheid police station is a place of hope in Sharpeville

Kitso Information Development Centre offers training courses and hot meals

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News | 20 March 2023

Covid grant should be increased to at least R413, say civil society groups

A new means test and bank verification process has resulted in far fewer people getting the grant

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News | 20 March 2023

Thabo Bester saga: Prison department denies it has autopsy report. Here it is!

The autopsy was completed a day after the fire and found that the man was dead before his body was burnt

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News | 18 March 2023

More evidence links Thabo Bester and Dr Nandipha Magudumana

“If these reports are found to be true, this would prove to be the most sensational escape in the history of our nation” says ministerial spokesperson

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News | 17 March 2023

Nearly 600 families at a temporary relocation area in Durban share eight toilets

eThekwini Municipality says its water and sanitation unit is busy with repairs

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News | 17 March 2023

Mango tree saves top Malawian musician from death in floods

Giboh Pearson and his neighbours climbed into the trees to escape the devastating effects of Cyclone Freddy

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News | 17 March 2023

Children at Cape Town crèche caught in a dispute over rubbish

Councillor says rubbish container can’t be moved onto nearby private land; landowner says no one has ever asked him

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News | 17 March 2023

Man resembling Thabo Bester spotted in Sandton, nearly two months after his supposed death in prison fire

Woman in photo could be celebrity doctor Nandipha Magudumana

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News | 16 March 2023

At last PRASA partly opens Cape Town’s Central Line

The service will run only from Nyanga to Maitland

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News | 16 March 2023

After decades living in council flats, tenants want title deeds

Elderly residents of Nigel’s Alra Park say they were on the housing list but were allocated rental flats. Now they want ownership

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News | 16 March 2023

Parents of children with special needs boycott Durban schools

Parents complain that the KwaZulu-Natal education department is neglecting special schools

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News | 15 March 2023

Asbestos found in old hospital intended for homeless shelter

A new site in Zonnebloem in Cape Town has been identified instead of the Robbie Nurock Day Hospital

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News | 15 March 2023

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