Reason behind Eshowe protest not yet clear

2017-03-27 20:48

Umlalazi Mayor Thelumoya Zulu says he is not yet sure what the protest, that brought the town of Eshowe to standstill, was about.

Reclaim the City occupies two buildings in Cape Town

2017-03-27 07:17

Activists from Reclaim the City have occupied two provincial government buildings in Cape Town in the hope of pressuring authorities to develop affordable inner city accommodation.

Eastern Cape school children sent home to use toilets

2017-03-24 09:04

Teachers at Colchester Primary School in the Eastern Cape are sending their pupils home to use the toilets as the school’s own facilities have been repeatedly stripped.

CPS expected to make R4.6bn from new contract

2017-03-16 21:28

Cash Paymaster Services wants the South African Social Security Agency to pay R4.6bn for its services over the next two years.

Khayelitsha informal market without electricity for months

2017-03-16 08:16

Small traders at Nonkqubela Informal Market in Khayelitsha say they haven't had access to electricity since May 2016, when the electricity box was raided by criminals.

Arrests after Masiphumelele protest cuts cycle tour short

2017-03-13 22:15

A protest by residents of Masiphumelele to draw attention to land issues in the area cut the Cape Town Cycle Tour short, says a community leader.

Dlamini has 'no remorse' - Black Sash

2017-03-11 16:10

The Black Sash has accused Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini of failing in her constitutional obligations and showing 'no remorse'.

DA to march over Sassa crisis

2017-03-10 07:07

Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane is expected to lead a march to the Department of Social Development in Pretoria to voice the party's concern over the ongoing Sassa crisis.

'Let him come out' - Reiger Park residents demand to speak to housing MMC

2017-03-09 11:21

Reiger Park residents have gathered in front of the Ekurhuleni municipality's offices, demanding to be addressed by the housing MMC on the allocation RDP houses.

DEVELOPING: Reiger Park residents protest over housing

2017-03-09 07:41

Residents of Reiger Park on the East Rand started protesting over service delivery overnight. Follow this story as it develops.


Protest brings Eshowe to standstill

2017-03-27 10:24

Residents of Eshowe, northern KwaZulu-Natal, have staged a service delivery protest.

Street lights don’t work in Mdantsane

2017-03-25 10:20

Most of the new street lights recently installed in Mdantsane, Eastern Cape, do not work.

Human Rights Day: Where are our rights?

2017-03-19 06:02

OR Tambo’s birth village is being used to celebrate Human Rights Day, but residents there still lack the most basic services.

CPS boss adamant Sassa deal can't go through without an increase

2017-03-16 16:36

CPS boss Serge Belamant is adamant that any deal signed with Sassa must benefit his company and its shareholders.

Housing for Imizamo Yethu discussed after devastating fire

2017-03-14 20:00

Representatives of the City of Cape Town have met with Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu to discuss housing issues following a devastating fire in Imizamo Yethu.

Lily Mine residents to get free housing - Mpumalanga premier

2017-03-13 13:32

Residents of Louisville, Mpumalanga who live near the closed Lily Mine where three workers remain buried, will get 1 000 new RDP houses by 2019, Mpumalanga Premier David Mabuza has said.

Post Office goes after Sassa contract

2017-03-11 08:03

The SA Post Office says it could take over the social grants payment contract from Cash Paymaster Services (CPS) in six months, GroundUp reports.

'This police station is a whore house' - Reiger Park residents

2017-03-09 15:36

A group of angry residents from Reiger Park, Boksburg, have gathered outside the local police station, demanding the release of two protesters.

Five shot with rubber bullets in Reiger Park protest

2017-03-09 09:12

Five people have been injured after police tried to disperse a violent crowd in Reiger Park during a protest over housing and foreigners being allocated RDP houses, Ekurhuleni officials say. News24's Iavan Pijoos is there.

Gauteng health department the worst performing - finance MEC

2017-03-07 16:32

The Gauteng health department is the worst performing of all the departments in the province when it comes to supplier payments, finance MEC Barbara Creecy has said.

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