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  1. Basic Income Grant: South Africa CAN afford to pay it

    We can do it without cutting back on other grants

  2. Climate protesters cover themselves in fake blood and oil

    Extinction Rebellion holds demonstration at Africa Oil Week

  3. Kariega families refuse to move from municipal land

    Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality has warned them that it will demolish their structures soon

  4. Changing the way a town views its car guards

    The Abakhuseli Skills for Life project currently works with about 40 car guards across Makhanda

  5. Fourth Zimbabwean dies after attacks in Elim last month

    Tops Mutanho succumbs to his injuries

  6. Limpopo families raise R200,000 to drill their own boreholes

    Meanwhile municipality breaks its promise again

  7. Court confirms curatorship for NUMSA’s funeral insurer

    Judge Fiona Dippenaar appoints new curator

  8. Mbalula must protect Intercape buses, court rules

    Punitive costs awarded against minister. Intercape CEO says: “There is frustration and concern from both the citizenry and business over these ongoing failures on the part of the state.”

  9. This small, solar-powered clinic has greatly improved primary health care for Eastern Cape villagers

    Nonprofit Bulungula Incubator’s community-based clinic has brought accessible health care to Xhora Mouth

  10. More than two years since construction started, toilets remain incomplete in Free State village

    The contract was terminated due to unsatisfactory progress a year ago

  11. Health department investigates clinic after teen rape victim dies at police station

    It is alleged that clinic staff sent 15-year-old Zenizole Vena to the police station rather than treating her

  12. EFF branch chair encourages land occupation in Tshwane

    The party has “allocated” 439 plots on municipal land in Ga-Rankuwa Industrial area to people

  13. South Coast businesses join forces to provide services municipalities are supposed to provide

    “We’re not here to criticise the municipalities. We’ve tried it for years. It doesn’t solve anything.”

  14. Property developer forced to rebuild homes it demolished

    Long-time Tilly’s farm residents refuse to make way for housing development

  15. Maitland residents refuse to be “squeezed” into temporary structures

    City of Cape Town says the Royal Road informal settlement needs to be reconfigured to make space for a community centre

  16. Children caught using cannabis will no longer be criminally prosecuted

    Concourt rules sections of Drugs act unconstitutional. But ruling makes it clear that the court does not condone drug use by children.

  17. Protesters halt lectures at University of Free State’s Qwaqwa campus

    The students are demanding that accommodation allowances from NSFAS be paid to them instead of directly to landlords

  18. Young Khayelitsha poet publishes his first book

    Momelezi Kanyiwe says writing has brought him healing

  19. School mourns 11-year-old electrocuted by illegal connections

    Eskom says its working on ways to help the Dunoon community as many of the shacks are built on private land

  20. How Bulungula Incubator has improved education in a remote part of the Eastern Cape

    “Most of the time, we only had school once a week”

  21. Social grants: labour federations reject government proposals

    Fears that many will be excluded when Social Relief of Distress grant is replaced

  22. Municipality finally gives in after editor’s long court battle

    Makhado Municipality makes information available after more than three years

  23. Immigrant children share their stories through art and music

    Three2Six Project is a bridging education project for refugee and immigrant children unable to access state schooling

  24. TAC slams Mbeki over his views on HIV

    Former president repeated misconceptions about the disease when he addressed UNISA

  25. SIU investigating dodgy Lottery grants worth over R1.4-billion

    “Courageous individuals, ranging from whistle-blowers to journalists and investigators, were essential to uncovering wrong-doing,” says Minister Ebrahim Patel

  26. Man dives deep into sewage to stop pollution flowing into Zandvlei

    Commercial diver Troy Figenschou fixed a leaking pipe at the Raapkraal pump station in Cape Town

  27. Child drowns in occupied Cape Town nature reserve

    Alunga Zonele was swimming in a vlei near the Driftsands informal settlement

  28. PRASA misses its own deadline to fix ruined train stations

    Metrorail says Gauteng’s Pienaarspoort to Pretoria train service will be suspended until further notice

  29. Government has snubbed us here in Gomora, says 72-year-old Samson Maleka

    No toilets, no water, no electricity in Tshwane settlement after 18 years

  30. Bleak future for Zimbabwean families depending on breadwinners in South Africa

    Remittances to Zimbabwe in jeopardy if relatives lose the right to work legally in SA

  31. Plett boy electrocuted at sports stadium

    Family of five-year-old Bradlin Jacobs blames Bitou Municipality for not fixing vandalised electrical box

  32. Fate of NUMSA’s funeral insurance company hangs in the balance

    Six-month wait for High Court decision on 3Sixty Life curatorship

  33. When can someone be removed from public land without a court order?

    We explain what the courts have ruled

  34. Returning Zimbabweans battle to rebuild their lives in Harare

    Some have good memories of their years in South Africa

  35. Parents, families and friends of South African queers join Soweto Pride

    Celebration kicks of with protest over hate crime against LGBTQIA+ community

  36. Plettenberg Bay community celebrates their African heritage in defiance of xenophobia

    “We wanted people to come together and be united. We have had a traumatic past few weeks in Kwanokuthula,” says resident

  37. Red Cross steps in to help immigrants who fled for their lives in Elim

    Many displaced families are living in the bush and too afraid to come out into the open for help

  38. Rolling out solar power for informal settlements

    Zonke Energy says there is an urgent need and demand outstrips supply

  39. Community transforms crime hotspot to colourful walkway for learners

    On Saturday about 60 people dressed in traditional attire celebrated Heritage Day at the iThemba Walkway in Gugulethu

  40. Couple challenges law on maternity leave

    Both parents should be entitled to the same leave when a baby is born, argues Polokwane couple

  41. Here’s why Cape Town is clearing invasive plants

    The project is expected to save billions of litres of water a year

  42. Hundreds march to Parliament, calling for action against climate change

    This Heritage Day event was part of global protests against climate change

  43. What next in the twisty River Club saga?

    No urgency to halt ongoing construction before interdict appeal, court rules

  44. Vrygrond will have to wait more than five years for a police station

    The land on which a station was to be built is occupied by a crèche

  45. Municipality liable for child shot by mayor’s bodyguard

    Five-year-old suffered severe brain damage and paralysis

  46. Wits to name landmark after a mining company. Students are demanding that it rather be named after Marikana

    Protesters say Sibanye-Stillwater is responsible for the “exploitation and destruction of communities and the murder of mine workers”

  47. Where have all the chameleons gone?

    And what you can do to encourage them to live in your garden

  48. Three Zimbabweans burnt to death in Elim

    More than 200 immigrants are living in the bush in fear

  49. Three nurses arrested in Harrismith

    Clinic nurse accused of stealing medication to run private clinic

  50. No explanation for why a judge has taken 19 months to rule in vital court matter

    Judge Nomonde Mngqibisa-Thusi of the Gauteng High Court reserved judgment in February 2021