The credibility and reputation of Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane was dealt another blow when the Gauteng High Court made a personal costs order against her – the second in as many weeks.
The case against a man accused of stabbing a homeless man in May has been postponed again as investigations are still outstanding.
The Democratic Alliance is questioning the Gauteng health department's claim that a homeless man who died outside the Tshwane district hospital last week Tuesday was not denied access to healthcare.
Gauteng Health MEC Dr Bandile Masuku says there is no truth to reports that a homeless man was denied access to healthcare services at the Tshwane District Hospital this week.
"No one wants to live on the streets wearing a single blanket in this cold weather. This winter is very cold," 43-year-old Themba Vava told News24 as temperatures fell.
The ANC in the Western Cape says it is appalled and disgusted by the City of Cape Town's "war against the homeless" after it was revealed that a by-law was being enforced that saw homeless people being fined for obstructing pavements.
A serial killer may be on the loose in Pretoria, targeting homeless people sleeping in parks in the city.
They've been forgotten, say residents of eTipini in East London.
OPERATION Buya Mthetho was in full swing again despite the cold autumn morning.
More and more properties owned by government departments are standing empty and have become derelict. It is not clear whether or not this is a result of land expropriation or mismanagement.
The rather unusual resident can be found in a small corner of the airport.
Almost 5 000 people in Cape Town are homeless and an estimated 700 are living in the central business district, but the cause might not be what you expect.
City says 10,000 people are living on its streets, but it only funds one shelter
The SA Human Rights Commission wants to urgently meet City of Cape Town officials over street by-laws being enforced that have resulted in a number of homeless people being fined, the rights body said on Wednesday.
As people come to terms with the inevitable effects that a public places by-law has on the homeless, including being fined, the City of Cape Town has defended its efforts to help the vulnerable get off the streets.
The high-level task team deployed to investigate a spate of murders of homeless people in Muckleneuk in Tshwane, has hit the ground running.
Don Johnson asked that the $20 that would have been put toward his final meal be donated to people living with homelessness.
Classifieds platform OLX, in partnership with The Haven Night Shelter, is looking for donors ahead of the Street Store planned on Mandela Day.
Let us not forget those without the luxuries of warmth in cold weather
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