Sex workers picket at Parliament ahead of elections

#WhoSpeaksForUs? campaign launched

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Brief | 23 May 2024

Court orders Gauteng government to pay non-profit organisations

The provincial social development department must provide funding contracts to successful organisations by the end of May

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Law | 23 May 2024

Thousands of children with disabilities are not receiving the Care Dependency Grant

And the R2,180 monthly amount is too little to cover the costs of caring for a child with disabilities

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News | 23 May 2024

Three years after a court order, illegal dumps in Makhanda have not been cleared

There has been only partial compliance by the municipality, while numerous dumpsites continue to plague residents

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Brief | 23 May 2024

Cape Town protesters block busy road, demanding services

They are angry that refugees living in a tent on the same land have toilets and water, but they do not

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Brief | 22 May 2024

Colchester clinic is crumbling, with broken ceilings, windows and no electricity

But the Eastern Cape Department of Health says there’s no money to renovate the clinic

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News | 22 May 2024

City of Cape Town backtracks on housing agreement with Mfuleni backyarders

New housing development will not only be for the backyarders, says the City

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News | 22 May 2024

“You have no idea how difficult it is to get a coffin inside the camp”

After 13 years in a “transit camp”, Ntuzuma flood victims are afraid they’ll die there

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News | 22 May 2024

Tshwane abandons Marry Me settlement: Broken promises leave 450 families in limbo

City says the land is private and is not in the process of being formalised

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Brief | 21 May 2024

State neglect of young children leads to lifelong damage

Only about one in four early learning programmes get subsidies, and that funding is only R17 per child per day and has not increased since 2019

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News | 21 May 2024

Last four traders at Salt River Market to fight their eviction

Site to be used for 1,000 affordable housing units

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News | 21 May 2024

“Silent disease” outed at African Hepatitis Convention

Many South Africans with hepatitis go undiagnosed

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News | 20 May 2024

Rainbow flags fill the streets of Nyanga and Gugulethu

In its 11th year, Khumbulani Pride renewed calls for justice for victims of hate crime

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News | 20 May 2024

SA bank executives coined it during Covid

Banks paid out hefty bonuses, though performance targets were not met

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Analysis | 20 May 2024

Joburg protesters demand library opens immediately

“There is no democracy without books” says Wits professor who joins calls for an end to the City library’s four-year closure

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Brief | 20 May 2024