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


Brief | 21 May 2024

Tshwane shack dwellers say extortion gangs make them pay for water

Municipality says it’s unaware of this


News | 16 April 2024

Activists call on government to declare TB a national health crisis

Though TB is preventable and treatable, more than 50,000 people died of it in South Africa in 2022


Brief | 20 March 2024

1,330 houses in Mamelodi without electricity, some for seven years

City of Tshwane says it took over the project from the province before it could budget for it


Brief | 15 March 2024

Volunteers collect data to mitigate effects of global heating in Tshwane

About 16 local citizen scientists, led by members of Planact, have mapped the temperatures in several parts of Pretoria


News | 8 March 2024

Picket outside Ghana High Commission over homophobic bill

Treatment Action Campaign calls on Ghana’s president to reject bill that will criminalise LGBTQ+ people


Brief | 6 March 2024

Anti-vaxxers thrashed in court

Application to stop Covid vaccine slammed as “manifestly unfair”, fatally defective and dismissed with costs by Pretoria High Court


Law | 5 March 2024

Unemployed doctors march to Union Buildings

They are calling for the president to intervene and make sure medical professionals are employed


Brief | 26 February 2024

City of Tshwane mum on “investigation” into illegal suburb

Leeuwfontein developer and residents say the City has never contacted them


News | 26 February 2024

Judge Makhubele accuses evidence leader of ridiculing her over her knowledge of the Constitution

She was questioned about section 174 of the Constitution which governs the appointment of judges


Law | 22 February 2024

Kenny Kunene targets primary school over claimed plans for Shona lessons

Using xenophobia to campaign is against the Electoral Code of Conduct, say activists


News | 15 February 2024

Mamelodi flood victims demand City keeps its promise to relocate them

City of Tshwane says Mavuso residents will be relocated to land acquired by the provincial government


Brief | 12 February 2024

Hundreds of people from mining communities march in Pretoria

The protest follows a summit hosted by Mining Affected Communities United in Action


News | 8 February 2024

Communities demand more benefits from mines in their towns

About 200 people attended a summit hosted by Mining Affected Communities United in Action in Pretoria


News | 8 February 2024

Alleged extortionists appear in Mamelodi court

They were arrested in January after GroundUp reported that gang members had hijacked government-owned flats


Brief | 7 February 2024