Protests will cripple SA, experts warn

2015-04-21 15:35

Xenophobic violence and a host of service delivery protests threaten to bring the South Africa to its knees, say experts.

Mariannhill erupts over poor service delivery

2015-04-21 10:39

"We have no water but they have water to spray us," a protester has said after police used teargas and water cannon to calm down unrest in Mariannhill, Durban.

Water restored in Ventersdorp - municipality

2015-04-20 13:30

Water has been restored across Ventersdorp municipality in the North West after a disruption last week, the municipality says.

Suspensions lifted on 3 Limpopo heads

2015-04-15 21:07

Limpopo government leaders have agreed to lift the suspensions of three heads of departments, claiming that they are trying to curb fruitless expenditure.

Three North West depts under administration

2015-04-15 14:06

Three North West departments have been placed under administration following years of financial instability and mismanagement.

Eastern Cape protesters barricade road with burning tyres

2015-04-07 20:23

Protesters have barricaded both entrances to Alicedale with stones, burning tyres and tree branches in a continued protest over poor service delivery and lack of development.

Gauteng to launch mega housing project

2015-04-07 10:52

Gauteng's MEC for human settlements Jacob Mamabolo is set to present a "Mega Projects" proposal aimed at creating "sustainable human settlements" in the province.

Roads closed over violent protests in Durban

2015-03-31 11:01

Several roads have been closed near the Umgeni Business Park in Durban after violent protests flared up in the area.

Zuma complains about lazy South Africans

2015-03-25 08:52

If he were a dictator, he would change a few things, President Jacob Zuma says. And he would start with what he views as a creeping laziness in society.

Post Office agony worsens with mail room woes

2015-03-20 15:58

Desperation, frustration and anger are three words that sum up feelings towards the SA Post Office over international mail that seems to be stuck in customs limbo.


Businesses pay double for basic services - CEO

2015-04-21 13:13

It is not sustainable to expect commercial and certain residential property owners to subsidise a dysfunctional municipal system, warns a company CEO.

Joburg water disruption cancelled amid complaints

2015-04-20 20:02

Johannesburg Water has informed residents that water disruptions scheduled to take place this week have been cancelled.

Sentencing continues for 'poo protesters'

2015-04-16 06:53

Nine "poo protesters" will return to the Bellville Regional Court for the continuation of their sentencing procedures.

'Sewer robot' to crawl under Cape Town

2015-04-15 15:42

Cape Town may not have the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles patrolling its sewers, but it will soon have a tiny robot equipped to spot signs of troubles in its pipes.

Shock report on illegal occupation of RDP houses

2015-04-10 16:31

The illegal occupation of Nelson Mandela Bay RDP houses is out of control, with a preliminary audit revealing that as many as 30% of all RDP houses in the Bay could be illegally occupied.

Gauteng premier: Collapse in government planning

2015-04-07 12:53

Gauteng Premier David Makhura says there's been a virtual collapse in government planning, and municipalities should go back to the old city planning model.

KZN state ambulance service crippled

2015-04-02 13:16

The state ambulance service in Durban has been crippled by a wildcat strike over a longstanding wage dispute, medics say.

Protesters loot stalls in Cape Town CBD

2015-03-26 14:02

Protesters with the Ses’khona People’s Rights Movement have looted stalls in Cape Town CBD after protesting in front of the Western Cape legislature.

Water partly available in Letlhabile

2015-03-21 11:00

Parts of Letlhabile township are receiving water following protests by residents in the area.

36 to appear in court for Thembelihle protest

2015-03-19 08:59

Thirty-six people arrested during a protest in Thembelihle near Lenasia in Johannesburg are set to appear in court.

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