Port Elizabeth’s biggest taxi rank has no toilets

2017-04-27 08:54

A taxi rank in Port Elizabeth has been operating without functioning public toilets for the past seven years.

Meet the people who collect our garbage

2017-04-26 11:36

Nontsingiselo Mfazwe and Phumeza Matshotyana are among the very few women working on the garbage trucks that service Khayelitsha, Nyanga, Crossroads, Gugulethu and Belhar.

Five hour wait for ambulance that never arrived

2017-04-25 14:47

The Eastern Cape Department of Health has said they're awaiting delivery of over 100 emergency vehicles, to better service the East London area where members of rural communities are lucky if an ambulance shows up at all.

New minister planning to digitise home affairs, root out corruption

2017-04-18 14:18

New Home Affairs Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize says her department is in need of a much-needed digital overhaul to help speed up applications and root out corrupt practices.

Cape Town may ban swimming pool top-ups

2017-04-13 10:06

The City of Cape Town has plans to ban the topping up of swimming pools.

Sassa debacle: Dlamini knew all along, says Magwaza

2017-04-08 22:19

Sassa CEO Thokozani Magwaza has trashed claims by Minister of Social Development Bathabile Dlamini that she was unaware of problems with the handover.

Police continue to monitor tense Vuwani

2017-04-03 12:27

Some businesses and government service delivery points in Vuwani have been shut down again as residents relaunch their protest against the Municipal Demarcation Board.

Reasons for Tafelberg school property sale 'illegitimate' - human settlements

2017-03-30 09:40

The Western Cape government’s reasons for not turning the Tafelberg school property into affordable housing are 'illegitimate', the human settlements department has said.

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.


Two arrested for 12-year-old boy's death in Coligny

2017-04-26 11:36

Two people have been arrested in connection with the death of a 12-year-old boy in Coligny, which apparently sparked violent protests in the area.

Lichtenburg protesters break into building, burn tyres

2017-04-26 08:59

Violent service delivery protests in Lichtenburg and Coligny have led to a break-in at a building that houses plumbing equipment and materials, police have said.

The taxi driver who swaps a steering wheel for a shovel

2017-04-19 07:58

Cape Town minibus taxi driver Yamkela Ncume couldn’t stand the accumulating filth and stagnant grey water in Dunoon’s Gousbloom Street, so he started cleaning it himself.

Dispute over Imizamo Yethu's redesign

2017-04-14 12:05

One month after the large fire in Imizamo Yethu, there are still unresolved disputes between the City of Cape Town and residents about the redesign of the settlement.

New roads for Imizamo Yethu in R40m project

2017-04-11 17:46

Emergency services and police will soon have easier access to the densely-populated Imizamo Yethu settlement in Hout Bay, following the reconstruction of nine roads as part of a R40m upgrade.

Public Protector to probe KZN municipality's missing millions

2017-04-04 16:52

Public Protector Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane will investigate the apparent disappearance of a R2m start-up fund meant for co-operatives in the Umkhambathi municipality.

Gugulethu residents cause a stink over toilet cleaning jobs

2017-03-30 10:16

The Barcelona informal settlement in Gugulethu is strewn with reeking portable chemical toilets after residents stopped cleaners from working, in a protest against the City of Cape Town's recruitment policies.

De Lille proposes R44.3bn budget for Cape Town

2017-03-29 21:35

The City of Cape Town's draft budget of R44.3bn is rooted in creating a greater parity of services, Mayor Patricia De Lille says.

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.

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