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Amathole Municipality and Department of Water blame each other for leaving villages dry

Workers oppose the mayor’s plan to bring in a new company and cut their wages. Mayor blames the Department - but the municipality has not released funds to the contractor.

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News | 1 August 2022

Villagers raise R135k to build bridge across deadly river

Vondo villagers have been asking the Thulamela Municipality for a footbridge for over 20 years

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News | 26 July 2022

You can queue at dawn but still not be served at the labour department in Belvillle

“Such a big sacrifice for a simple service — if the process was well managed”

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News | 18 July 2022

Eskom goes after delinquent municipality’s bank accounts

City of Matlosana Local Municipality in North West owes Eskom over R800-million

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Law | 18 July 2022

12 years after a court ordered it, government plans to build a special needs school

Eastern Cape education department’s plan commits to building permanent school by 2027

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News | 4 July 2022

Officials warn of “collapse” of health service but court says they are to blame

Eastern Cape judges refer damning ruling to NPA to consider prosecution

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Law | 22 June 2022

Publishers slam state agency tasked with funding media

The Association of Independent Publishers says it plans to take legal action against the Media Diversity and Development Agency

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News | 8 June 2022

Municipality fails to pay its workers their May salaries

Community leaders call for Amahlathi municipality to be disbanded

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News | 6 June 2022

Cape Town’s famous Long Street signage is illegal, says court

The City of Cape Town has been trying for years to remove the signage

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News | 1 June 2022

City of Johannesburg leaves historic Kliptown site to rot

Now volunteers are cleaning up neglected Walter Sisulu Square

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News | 19 May 2022

Former PSL stadium has become a dumping site

Mehlareng stadium in Tembisa used to host top matches

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Brief | 19 May 2022

Huge factory building stripped bare in Hout Bay harbour while Public Works department dithers

Former Oceana fishmeal plant could have been used for a community project, says fisher

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News | 29 April 2022

R9.3-million and nothing to show for Limpopo tourism project

Government says the project is discontinued

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News | 22 April 2022

Residents of Kirkwood join farm workers to shut down Eastern Cape town

The workers are demanding higher wages and the residents of the town demand electricity, water and a police station

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Brief | 20 April 2022

Major shift in housing policy is an opportunity for civil society

We need a comprehensive approach to site and service schemes

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Opinion | 14 April 2022