GOVERNMENT

Court warns government against short cut tender processes

Judge says it was illegal to use settlement agreements to avoid tender procurement laws

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13 November 2020

Angry protesters block N2

Land occupiers say they want water, toilets and electricity, but the City of Cape Town says the land is not suitable

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12 November 2020

Green Scorpions order City of Cape Town to sort out pollution in the Milnerton Lagoon

Refinery which usually uses effluent from the Potsdam treatment plant switched to drinking water because the effluent is too dirty

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4 November 2020

Families live in shacks on a railway line after housing project abandoned

Housing project built in Pietermaritzburg without sewerage or planning

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4 November 2020

RDP houses built 20 years ago still have no water

Residents of Mtititi have to walk up to 2km to fetch water – and when they get there the taps may be dry

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4 November 2020

Taxi summit proceeds without National Taxi Alliance

Minibus taxi drivers and commuters GroundUp spoke to in Limpopo unaware of the taxi lekgotla

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29 October 2020

22 years later, families displaced by dam to be compensated, promises Minister

David Mahlobo makes commitment to villagers who lost land for the construction of the Nandoni Dam

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21 October 2020

Obs occupiers win interdict against City

High Court judge says City of Cape Town tried to use bylaws “as a quick fix” to evict the Singabalapha group

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8 October 2020

Yoruba protest for independence in Pretoria

About 100 people march to Nigerian embassy

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2 October 2020

Families drink from drains as water trucks break down

Three out of four water trucks in Eastern Cape town are in for repairs

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29 September 2020

City gets court interdict to clean Dunoon toilets

Sanitech has had to be accompanied by law enforcement

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28 September 2020

Gauteng community health workers still waiting for full pay

Despite promise of an increase, workers say they are still earning only R3,500 a month

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23 September 2020

Province and City to appeal Tafelberg judgment

Cape Town housing activists decry government decision

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22 September 2020

Municipal tribunal gives go-ahead to mega-development at Two Rivers Urban Park

Developer says Amazon will be anchor tenant

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22 September 2020

We are living in liquid shit, say eThembeni families

City of Cape Town says it’s not possible to drain away dirty water after sewage pipe burst

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16 September 2020

Understanding the groundbreaking Tafelberg judgment

218-page ruling orders the Province and the City to redress the legacy of spatial apartheid

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9 September 2020