Diepkloof service delivery protest further flags housing backlog in SA

Early on Wednesday morning, residents of Diepkloof in Soweto barricaded roads during a service delivery protest. The community are calling for more housing. Watch.

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Power to be restored to major parts of Pretoria east soon

2017-05-24 19:46

Despite reports that large parts in the east of Pretoria would remain in darkness for the next five days following a fire at a substation, the City of Tshwane has said power will be restored sooner.

Joburg budget: Residents to fork out more

2017-05-23 21:05

Johannesburg Finance MMC Rabelani Dagada has said that a minimum of 60% of capital expenditure will be directed towards projects in poor areas in the city.

Service delivery protesters block roads in Diepkloof

2017-05-19 18:46

Drivers have had to find alternative routes as the intersection at Immink street and Eben Cuyler drive in Diepkloof, Soweto was barricaded by service delivery protesters.

EDITORIAL: Follow systems in place

2017-05-14 09:30

Our democracy is hailed as an example of how oppressors and the oppressed can live side by side after the establishment of a democratic dispensation.

Finetown, Ennerdale take Mashatile to task over housing

2017-05-12 20:57

Gauteng Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs and Human Settlements MEC, Paul Mashatile, has conceded that government had dragged its feet in terms of service delivery and apologised to the Ennerdale and Finetown communities.

Garden Route towns still without public optometry services

2017-05-12 07:38

Public health facilities in several Garden Route towns have been unable to provide eye tests and spectacles because of a lack of interest in these tenders.

Vodacom launches municipal service delivery apps

2017-05-11 16:08

A municipality in Umtata has become the first in the country to implement a new system by Vodacom to improve the reporting of service delivery issues.

Residents in fear as street lights fail

2017-05-11 05:20

High mast lights in Tholeni Village have been off, to the distress of residents of this Butterworth village where a serial killer claimed 20 lives.

UPDATE: Violent protests continue at hotspots across SA

2017-05-10 13:32

There has been an escalation in violent protests over the past few weeks and protests continue unabated over parts of South Africa. Angry residents have taken to the streets over a range of issues, including service delivery, housing and racial tension.


Police monitoring Diepkloof after service delivery protests

2017-05-24 21:02

Motorists have been urged to use alternative routes as Immink Drive, which runs through zone 2 and 5 of Diepkloof in Soweto, has been blockaded due to service delivery protests.

Biggest land occupation in Cape Town in recent years is taking place

2017-05-24 08:32

Tensions have simmered in Khayelitsha as residents flout interdicts preventing occupation of open land at a number of sites.

Power outages leave small Joburg businesses in the dark

2017-05-22 13:20

Cable theft and ageing infrastructure have intermittently left homes, schools and businesses across Johannesburg in the dark.

Where did all this tribal tension come from?

2017-05-14 11:43

The recent gathering of the residents affected by the demarcation conflict in Vuwani, Limpopo deserves serious reflection, given tribal postures and gestures that underscored the behaviour, writes Livhuwani Matsila.

Why does Azania in Tsolo not protest?

2017-05-14 06:40

Residents of Azania informal settlement in Tsolo, Eastern Cape, live in squalor with no electricity, water or proper toilets. But there have not been any protests here.

WATCH: Here's a look at the protests that rocked SA this week

Looting, stoning, burning and damage - South Africa has been rocked by many violent protests over the past few weeks.

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Zille surprise visit puts Gugulethu protests on hold

2017-05-11 18:13

Protests that saw parts of Gugulethu cordoned off with burning barricades have been suspended after a surprise late-night visit by Western Cape Premier Helen Zille.

Pietermaritzburg community residents fetch water from a dirty river

2017-05-11 08:01

Residents of Willowfountain in Pietermaritzburg are still fetching dirty water from the river in spite of the installation of a new reservoir.

City of Cape Town defends Gugulethu rezoning

2017-05-10 22:11

The City of Cape Town has defended its decision to rezone a portion of land for housing upgrades in Gugulethu, as angry residents cordoned off a section of the suburb with burning barricades.

Shots fired as Laudium protesters demand delivery of basic services

2017-05-10 11:29

Live shots and rubber bullets have been fired in Laudium, near Pretoria, after residents took to the streets blocking roads and burning tyres demanding delivery of basic services.

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