DA goes digital in tracking performance

2017-06-25 17:55

The Democratic Alliance will be holding its public representatives accountable using an online digital application, its leader Mmusi Maimane has said.

Clean: Ngcobo, Eastern cape

2017-06-25 06:02

The chief financial officer of the Eastern Cape’s Engcobo Local Municipality says its clean audit, which received praise from Auditor-General Kimi Makwetu this week, was due to tight financial controls.

Tshwane mayor wants to build wall to separate clashing communities

2017-06-22 20:45

Tshwane Mayor Solly Msimanga wants to build a wall to separate two communities, after battles erupted between Mamelodi home owners and residents of a neighbouring informal settlement.

'This is not a place for human beings'

2017-06-21 05:49

Blikkiesdorp, also known as 'Tin Can Town', is found out of sight in Delft, about 25km out of Cape Town. "People want to get out of here. They don’t want to live here," says a resident.

Truck burnt as protesters take to the streets

2017-06-20 17:35

A group of protesters held up a truck and set it alight during a protest in Doringkop near KwaDukuza, north of Durban.

State breaks promise to fix schools where pupils learn under trees, without running water

2017-06-08 06:14

An Eastern Cape community has lost all hope of getting a new school to replace the mud school built by parents in the early 1970s.

Nelspruit home affairs reopened after assets attached

2017-06-02 22:59

The home affairs office in Nelspruit was reopened this week after its furniture was attached in a legal tussle with a Chinese national.

'Why we will die fighting for a decent place to stay' - land occupier

2017-06-02 07:10

A group of Khayelitsha backyarders, who orchestrated a large land occupation in Cape Town, have vowed to continue their fight for land.

RDP recipients want mouldy, cracked houses fixed

2017-05-31 05:43

Providing homes to people who cannot afford to buy their own is only the first part of the challenge for the government.

People relieve themselves in bushes in forgotten part of East London

2017-05-30 09:56

Since its formation in the 1980s, the informal settlement at Ikhwezi Block One near Mdantsane, East London, still has no electricity, proper roads, toilets or houses.


Filthy: Thaba Chewu, Mpumalanga

2017-06-25 06:02

Overflowing sewerage, potholes, rubbish bins and bulging plastic bags left uncollected for days are the signature marks of Mashishing township in Mpumalanga.

Clean: Midvaal, Gauteng

2017-06-25 06:02

The mayor of Gauteng’s only municipality with a clean audit believes this status shouldn’t be celebrated, but instead translated into service delivery.

Municipalities need to go back to basics - Limpopo premier

2017-06-21 16:26

Limpopo Premier Stanley Mathabatha has said municipalities needed to go back to basics and that includes holding unethical leaders accountable.

Manguang water supply cut over multimillion-rand debt

2017-06-20 19:33

Bloem Water has cut its water supply to Manguang to 30% over massive debt.

Everyone failed Glebelands hostel - Mkhwebane

2017-06-19 19:36

The eThekwini Municipality, its Metro police department, the South African Police Service and the department of social development all failed the Glebelands Hostel residents, says public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane.

Cars stoned, roads blocked in Isipingo protest

2017-06-05 15:35

An apparent lack of service delivery has led to an early morning protest near the Orient Intersection in Isipingo, south of Durban, according to police.

Couple to receive a house after 50 years in a shack

2017-06-02 10:39

Georgina Boois is 75 years old and a grandmother of 15 children. She has lived over 50 years of her life in a two-bedroomed shack, but soon, she hopes, she will have a proper house of her own.

Rocky start to re-blocking at Imizamo Yethu

2017-06-01 06:49

More than a month ago, Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille said the whole community had given the go-ahead for re-blocking following a deadly fire.

'If you burn down this school, I’m not going to build another' - Lesufi

2017-05-30 12:29

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has warned parents that their children won't have a school if they decide to protest and burn down the newly-built Sinenhlahla Primary School in Bronkhorstspruit.

N2 closed due to protest action in Cape Town

2017-05-29 08:32

The N2 highway near the R102 in Macassar, Cape Town has been closed due to protest action.

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