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Saldanha Bay residents voice support for Karpowership

The controversial company, which uses fossil fuels to generate power from ships, claims it will create 240 jobs in the West Coast town

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News | 2 December 2022

Police are preying on immigrants, say human rights organisations

Immigrants are not reporting crimes or seeking assistance from law enforcement as they fear extortion or deportation

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News | 2 December 2022

Mamelodi residents left to the mercy of flood waters

City of Tshwane insists plans are underway to relocate the families

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News | 2 December 2022

Spread of swine fever blamed on poor farming

This infectious disease has hit the pockets of many families in Nelson Mandela Bay who rely on pigs to generate an income

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News | 1 December 2022

Postbank loses over R18-million to cybercrime attacks

Most of the money stolen came from the SASSA beneficiary grant payment system, says CEO

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News | 1 December 2022

Is Cape Town’s mayor winning the war on sewage?

Cape Town still has a sewage pollution crisis, but the mayor is “on the right track”, says expert

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News | 1 December 2022

Injections against HIV could be manufactured locally and cheaply, says Aspen Pharmacare

Cabotegravir is still unaffordable after two years

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News | 1 December 2022

Senior Lotteries staff suspended as corruption crackdown gains momentum

Key officials in the firing line

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News | 30 November 2022

Here’s why you won’t be able to catch a train from Khayelitsha this year

PRASA misses court deadline to relocate shack dwellers on Central Line

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News | 30 November 2022

Without help these shelters will close within weeks

Saartjie Baartman Centre in Cape Town says it needs R300,000 within the next two weeks. St Anne’s Homes also has a cash crisis.

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News | 29 November 2022

Families snub R1-billion housing project

Brickvale farmers say the tiny plots are totally unsuited to their needs

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News | 29 November 2022

GroundUp’s Raymond Joseph wins journalist of the year award for exposing Lottery corruption

For years he has been tenaciously reporting on shenanigans at the National Lotteries Commission

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News | 25 November 2022

Some Eastern Cape learners walk 20km to and from school. Every day.

15,000 learners who need transport are not getting it. And from next year there’ll be 22,000 more.

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News | 25 November 2022

Ocean View teen to represent SA at African badminton tournament in Mauritius

Micheala Ohlson is the fourth player from Ocean View to get national colours in badminton

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News | 25 November 2022

As Post Office faces financial crisis, workers demand what’s owed to them

Medical aid and pension funds have not been paid

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News | 24 November 2022

TotalEnergies about to submit its application to drill for gas along south coast

French giant has completed a round of public meetings

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News | 24 November 2022