Government needs to innovate if it hopes to address the housing crisis

NGOs could play a vital role as intermediaries


Opinion | 30 August 2023

Fired deputy director back at work following another scathing court ruling

Minister Kubayi who acted as “complainant, initiator and chairperson” had “adopted a deplorable and gung-ho posture in dismissing the applicant”, the courts have said


Law | 18 August 2023

Millions spent but 11 years later, police station is a drug den

The meant-to-be newly renovated Ngqamakhwe police station has been stripped by vandals after construction work stopped


News | 11 August 2023

“Disgraceful” conduct of State Attorney to be reported to Minister of Justice

High Court slams “outrageous” attempt by Gauteng MEC to rescind an order that the MEC was liable for a multi-million rand damages claim


Law | 10 August 2023

Five working days and a decent wage, demand Community Work Programme employees

Hundreds of workers marched in Pretoria saying the CWP has failed in its goal to alleviate poverty


Brief | 2 August 2023

Workers struggle amidst post office failures

The appointment of business rescue practitioners for the South African Post Office has been ratified


News | 31 July 2023

Fired for getting stuck in lift: No prospect of success but minister fights on

Minister Kubayi has lost her bid for leave to appeal a Labour Court ruling that she reinstate a deputy director she fired


Law | 27 July 2023

Lawyers’ damning memorandum on Road Accident Fund

Attorneys for accident victims demand sweeping changes


News | 25 July 2023

Lottery promises to fight corruption

Minister Ebrahim Patel lays out measures that must be implemented


News | 17 July 2023

Khayelitsha residents fed up with years of delays in housing project

Planning for the Taiwan informal settlement upgrade started in August 2018 and construction of 4,500 “housing opportunities” will only begin next year


Brief | 27 June 2023

No one knows when building will restart on the Manenberg School of Skills

The construction tender was ruled invalid because of bungling by a Western Cape government department


News | 23 June 2023

Rural Eastern Cape flood victims left to fend for themselves

The homes of 25 families were destroyed in December 2022. They have received no help to date


News | 21 June 2023

R83-million and three and a half years later only one RDP house to show for it

Namibia Stop 8 Housing Project in Inanda started in 2019 and was meant to deliver hundreds of houses


News | 14 June 2023

Row over human settlement minister’s “lift” dismissal

Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi’s efforts to “clarify” what she called “misleading media reports”, sees her accused of “deliberately lying”


News | 12 June 2023

Petroleum bill is blind to the climate crisis

Petroleum resources development bill is “fatally flawed” and should be rejected, says the writer


Opinion | 5 June 2023

When you have to borrow R100 to get to a post office to draw your R800 salary

Closure of the Paterson Post Office in the Eastern Cape forces workers and pensioners to go to other towns


News | 18 April 2023