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  1. Nontsikelelo Zwedala: an unsung hero of the struggle for HIV medicines

    She was one of the complainants in a Competition Commission case that resulted in antiretroviral medicines becoming affordable

  2. No water, electricity or toilets for 280 families in Khayelitsha informal settlement

    Residents say they have lived without basic services for three years

  3. Old apartheid police station is a place of hope in Sharpeville

    Kitso Information Development Centre offers training courses and hot meals

  4. Covid grant should be increased to at least R413, say civil society groups

    A new means test and bank verification process has resulted in far fewer people getting the grant

  5. Thabo Bester saga: Prison department denies it has autopsy report. Here it is!

    The autopsy was completed a day after the fire and found that the man was dead before his body was burnt

  6. More evidence links Thabo Bester and Dr Nandipha Magudumana

    “If these reports are found to be true, this would prove to be the most sensational escape in the history of our nation” says ministerial spokesperson

  7. Nearly 600 families at a temporary relocation area in Durban share eight toilets

    eThekwini Municipality says its water and sanitation unit is busy with repairs

  8. Mango tree saves top Malawian musician from death in floods

    Giboh Pearson and his neighbours climbed into the trees to escape the devastating effects of Cyclone Freddy

  9. Children at Cape Town crèche caught in a dispute over rubbish

    Councillor says rubbish container can’t be moved onto nearby private land; landowner says no one has ever asked him

  10. Man resembling Thabo Bester spotted in Sandton, nearly two months after his supposed death in prison fire

    Woman in photo could be celebrity doctor Nandipha Magudumana

  11. NEHAWU members go back to work

    Union ends strike, returns to negotiating table after deal with government

  12. Centurion community block streets over three-week water outage

    “My house smells bad because I cannot flush the toilet or wash dishes” says resident

  13. At last PRASA partly opens Cape Town’s Central Line

    The service will run only from Nyanga to Maitland

  14. After decades living in council flats, tenants want title deeds

    Elderly residents of Nigel’s Alra Park say they were on the housing list but were allocated rental flats. Now they want ownership

  15. Parents of children with special needs boycott Durban schools

    Parents complain that the KwaZulu-Natal education department is neglecting special schools

  16. Social Justice Coalition battling to stay afloat

    No money for staff as funders suspend payments during investigation into fraud by former manager Xolani Klaas

  17. Court challenge to SIU findings against Nelson Mandela Bay’s Covid spending fails

    The Special Investigating Unit found irregularities in a R26.4-million toilet procurement during the national state of disaster

  18. Did the Facebook rapist die in his cell? Or did he escape from prison?

    Extraordinary evidence raises doubts about the claim that Bester died in a fire at Mangaung prison in May 2022

  19. Asbestos found in old hospital intended for homeless shelter

    A new site in Zonnebloem in Cape Town has been identified instead of the Robbie Nurock Day Hospital

  20. After 10 years of court battles, Home Affairs will open Cape Town refugee office

    A refugee reception office is to officially open in Epping on Monday

  21. Dismissed immigrant lecturers withdraw Labour Court case

    Port Elizabeth TVET College agrees not to retrench them

  22. Lottery gives R10-million for youth awards ceremony - but not a cent was spent on the event

    Forensic report finds another million rand went to actress Terry Pheto

  23. NEHAWU strike appeal succeeds in part

    Labour Appeal Court has harsh words for the union, the government and the police

  24. A year after protests and promises, the water supply in Musina is still dodgy

    Authorities say it’s because boreholes are vandalised

  25. School transport fraud accused in court

    17 suspects accused of financial mismanagement at Atlantis Secondary School dating back to 2017

  26. Pregnant learners can only attend school if accompanied by a parent

    Limpopo and Gauteng basic education departments contradict each other on pregnant learner policy

  27. Attempt to neuter corruption-busting tribunal rebuffed by Concourt

    Appeal brought by company accused of dodgy Covid contracts dismissed

  28. R6-million spent on water project but no diesel to run the pump

    Taps have never had water in Mnyamaneni village, Eastern Cape

  29. Can this township become a model for bike transport?

    Cycling is becoming popular in Langa and a way to make a living

  30. Fewer hospitals disrupted by strike on Thursday

    Negotiations may soon take place at Public Sector Coordinating Bargaining Council

  31. The public sector trade unions’ dispute and strike: Here are the facts

  32. GROUNDVIEW: NEHAWU has lost a vital opportunity

    Union has failed to win public support for its strike, but the government should listen to its demands

  33. Khayelitsha youths protest over lack of jobs and development

  34. Vavi rubbishes Jim’s recall manoeuvre

    “No right to recall” says Vavi, who has never been a NUMSA member

  35. Cape Town’s notorious unfinished freeway finally gives way to Foreshore development

    After 40 years the provincial government has relinquished a road reserve it kept for the freeway that was never built

  36. Police stood by while two men were killed, says witness

    Malawian men accused of rape and beaten to death by mob in Malmesbury

  37. People’s lives are “not our responsibility”, says NEHAWU leader

    Hospitals disrupted as public sector strike intensifies

  38. Learners refuse to go to school where there is no water

    Learners protest after municipality cuts off Fort Beaufort school’s water for three months

  39. Irvin Jim moves to push Zwelinzima Vavi out of SAFTU

    Vavi has brought NUMSA “into disrepute”, according to letter

  40. Insulting language by a lawyer cannot be tolerated in court, say SCA

    The Supreme Court of Appeal has blocked a bad tempered, disrespectful law graduate from being admitted as an attorney

  41. No money for water and toilets at Khoisan occupation, MPs told

    The Department of Public Works and Infrastructure, which owns the land, plans to have a meeting with the community later this month

  42. NEHAWU says strike action is growing

    Patients turned away from some hospitals as public sector wage strike continues

  43. Nelson Mandela Bay households have been told to boil tap water. But poor families say they can’t afford to

    The combined dam level in the metro was below 12% on 7 March

  44. Six years to renovate a police station and it still isn’t finished

    Two construction companies have left the job incomplete

  45. Hundreds of public service workers down tools on Monday in defiance of court interdict

    “We have nothing to lose now because we are earning peanuts anyway” says striking worker

  46. Climate change almost doubles the risk of wildfires in Cape Town, study shows

    Fire Weather Index prior to 2021 UCT fire was highest ever recorded during autumn in Cape Town.

  47. Clean newly formed settlements, demand shack dwellers

    Only 16 of the 36 new occupations established following the outbreak of Covid have been recognised, says Khayelitsha subcouncil chairman

  48. Over 1,000 march in support of queer pride

    “We should be able to live without fear of being persecuted just for who we are”

  49. Mostert’s Mill rises from the ashes while UCT buildings gutted by fire remain deserted

    Little progress has been made restoring Jagger Library and other torched buildings

  50. Court declares eviction of Nigel RDP occupiers unlawful

    The occupiers demand alternative accommodation be provided