Government

Hundreds of people from mining communities march in Pretoria

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

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News | 8 February 2024

New bill to try to enforce clean drinking water

Currently the Department of Water and Sanitation cannot directly intervene when municipalities fail to supply drinking water up to standard

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News | 18 January 2024

R317-million in duplicate payments to lawyers recovered from Road Accident Fund

SIU investigating millions more lost to corruption, maladministration

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News | 30 November 2023

Roads fall apart while bureaucracy moves at snail’s pace in Mamelodi

City of Tshwane says Stoffel Park informal settlement must first be approved for township development before it fixes the roads

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Brief | 28 November 2023

Rescue plan for the Master’s Office

Details are still sketchy and the plan will not be publicly circulated

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Law | 20 November 2023

Coalition governments are here to stay. Here are proposals for making them work better

But even with the best proposals, without a shift in political culture coalition governments will be unstable

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Opinion | 6 November 2023

Concourt slaps Home Affairs minister with personal cost order

Minister Aaron Motsoaledi and Director-General Livhuwani Makhode must pay from their own pockets part of legal costs for Lawyers For Human Rights

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Law | 30 October 2023

Protesters from 68 Eastern Cape villages converge in Bhisho to demand clean water

Representatives march to the provincial office of COGTA under the banner of the Inyanda National Land Movement

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News | 16 October 2023

Latest census results to be announced 10 October

Stats SA blames Covid for long delay in completing fourth national enumeration since democracy

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Brief | 27 September 2023

Activists claim thousands of parcels of public land under-used in Cape Town

Ndifuna Ukwazi launches online interactive map to put pressure on government to address land issues

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News | 22 September 2023

Things just get worse and worse at the labour department in Bellville

“This is my fifth time coming here,” says UIF claimant

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News | 21 September 2023

Home Affairs taken to court over blocked IDs

About 700,000 identity documents are blocked

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Law | 18 September 2023

Residents of Johannesburg’s “dark buildings” fear for their lives after deadly fire

Fires are a constant threat for people living in dilapidated buildings without electricity

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News | 4 September 2023

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

NGOs could play a vital role as intermediaries

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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

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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

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News | 11 August 2023