11 arrested in George after shack demolitions spark violent protests

2017-09-15 13:41

Eleven people arrested for public violence and malicious damage to property are expected in the George Magistrate's Court, following violent protests in Thembalethu.

AS IT HAPPENED: Bathabile Dlamini dodges question on Scopa's role in new payment scheme

2017-09-15 09:54

During a media briefing concerning a new payment scheme for social grants, Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini dodges a question about the role of the standing committee on public accounts (Scopa).

We have no space to honour the dead - Kleinmond resident

2017-09-14 20:58

A Kleinmond community leader says residents in informal settlements in the seaside town face several problems, including a cemetery so full they have to bury their loved ones in further areas.

Police monitor Hout Bay after protests

2017-09-13 20:07

Police and law enforcement officers monitor Hout Bay after protests flared up over fishing rights and service delivery.

More arrests as George housing protest remains volatile

2017-09-13 11:22

Two more women have been arrested as disgruntled Thembalethu residents blocked streets after shacks were demolished in the area, Southern Cape police have announced.

Police to escort Tshwane rubbish trucks as contractor dispute gets dirty

2017-09-08 18:05

The City of Tshwane's rubbish trucks are going to get their own police escorts to protect them during a contractor dispute.

Two years on, how is Wolwerivier doing?

2017-09-08 08:08

Wolwerivier is one of the places the City of Cape Town moves people to when they are evicted.

Slow processes, poor working conditions at Addington Hospital

2017-09-07 20:53

A site visit by a parliamentary committee to the troubled Addington Hospital in Durban has revealed slow hiring processes and a lack of proper equipment at the public health facility.

Burning libraries is not going to take SA forward – Minister Blade Nzimande

2017-09-07 18:52

Burning a public library because you are demanding a clinic is not going to take South Africa forward, Higher Education and Training Minister, Blade Nzimande says.

DA calls for intervention at Msunduzi municipality

2017-09-06 19:37

The DA has called on the KwaZulu-Natal government to intervene in the Msunduzi municipality where the party says money is still being spent frivolously despite crippling financial issues.


Post Office/Sassa decision by next week - Dlamini

2017-09-15 12:21

Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini says the Post Office's bid to assist with the social grants scheme will be evaluated and decided on by the end of next week.

Bathabile Dlamini to deliver Sassa payments plan update

2017-09-15 05:20

Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini is expected to brief journalists about the progress to introduce a new payment scheme for social grants.

Police teams and drone keeping close eye on Kleinmond following protests

2017-09-14 16:16

Police officers are stationed in nyalas around the seaside town of Kleinmond which was the scene of violent protests which had turned the area into what some residents have described as a warzone.

Pietermaritzburg township has only one working tap

2017-09-13 14:30

Residents of Ezinketheni in Pietermaritzburg travel long distances and wait in long queues to get water.

School still unfinished after five years

2017-09-12 18:46

Despite being officially opened, Duduzani Primary School in Ntuzuma Township, Durban, has not been completed.

Ramkraal: R120m spent on 'nothing'

2017-09-08 16:11

Despite a sod not having been turned, almost R120m has already been spent on a new building to house the Free State Legislature at the Ramkraal prison.

Budget cuts constraining nearly 90% of SA's police stations - top cop

2017-09-08 06:30

Nearly 90% of police stations around the country are not able to set up big operations, like a roadblock, because budget cuts are strangling them.

Even if I was poisoned, I'm not going anywhere - Zuma

2017-09-07 19:55

ANC President Jacob Zuma reiterated that he would not resign based on "people with big mouths", saying that even if he were poisoned, he would "not go anywhere".

Take us out these flooded shacks, Lwandle residents ask Zuma

2017-09-07 18:27

As residents wait in the rain for President Jacob Zuma Lwandle, near Strand, they hope their prayers for dry homes will be answered.

Parliamentary committee finds poor management at KZN hospital

2017-09-06 15:09

A parliamentary committee says the high vacancy rate at the troubled Addington Hospital in KwaZulu-Natal has negatively impacted healthcare in the province.

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