MKMVA members lock Richmond municipal workers out of their offices over jobs, houses

2018-08-16 16:25

Among the MKMVA members' demands is permanent employment for themselves as security guards in the municipality.

East London residents demand that electricity connections be restored

2018-08-14 07:50

Since it formed in 2008, residents of Harry Gwala informal settlement in Duncan Village, East London, have had no legal access to electricity and have been using electricity drawn from a street light mast through izinyoka (illegal connections).

Pit latrines not serviced for decades in Pietermaritzburg

2018-08-10 14:28

The men Ngidi hires dig out the long drop with spades and then take the waste away in wheelbarrows.

We want to get child rapists out of Khayelitsha, says police boss

2018-08-10 05:10

In the memorandum handed to the police, the organisations asked for the Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences Unit to operate in all three police stations in Khayelitsha, which was a recommendation of the Commission.

Driver's licence applicants not affected by strike at card production facility - Nzimande

2018-08-08 11:43

Driver's licence applications will not be affected by the current impasse between the Department of Transport and Driving Licence Card Account employees, Transport Minister Blade Nzimande has assured South Africans.

Domino's Pizza is fixing potholes in the US - but could they handle SA?

2018-08-05 06:01

Last month Domino’s Pizza made headlines in the US when it announced it was stepping in to repair potholes in towns across the country, writes Dion Chang.

Stripped naked and beaten: Tembisa land occupiers accuse police of brutality

2018-08-04 07:57

Land occupiers in Tembisa say that a month ago, three people had to be hospitalised after law enforcement officers assaulted community members.

Social housing: What if we can't pay the rent? ask Salt River families

2018-08-02 17:59

Residents fear that they will be left in transitional housing and not be able to come back to Pine Road once a planned development has been completed.

R7bn needed to complete unfinished Limpopo roads - public works in response to protests

2018-08-01 14:09

The Limpopo department of public works says it does not have the budget to complete unfinished roads in the 2018/19 financial year.

Police remain on high alert in Kimberley following shutdown

2018-07-31 09:59

There have been almost two weeks of protests over high electricity tariffs.


SITA apologises for home affairs system crash 'disaster'

2018-08-14 13:45

SITA says it is working to ensure that the intermittent system downtime caused by a power failure that has affected home affairs offices over the last few days does not occur again.

Broken promises, broken dreams

2018-08-12 12:00

More than a decade ago, an Eastern Cape village was promised a ‘proper’ school. Today, all the pupils have are bricks and mortar toilets.

Home Affairs system down across the country due to power outage

2018-08-10 12:04

The Department of Home Affairs says that it is experiencing system downtime due to a power supply outage at the State Information Technology Agency.

'This man knows why the trains are delayed' - commuters take a ride with Prasa regional manager

2018-08-09 18:18

Prasa regional manager Richard Walker has heard commuters' complaints about Metrorail during a train trip arranged by civil society group Public Transport Voice.

'Violence is the only language our government understands'

2018-08-08 07:01

A resident of Ngcobo, where the community has been protesting for better roads, says they are tired of empty promises.

Calls for more toilets as Khayelitsha shack dwellers resort to the bucket system

2018-08-04 14:20

City of Cape Town says shacks in Enkanini will need to be relocated to make space for more toilets.

Parkwood housing project in Cape Town gets underway

2018-08-03 16:54

A team of engineers, planners and designers is set to visit seven sites next week where social and affordable housing will be built for backyarders in Parkwood and surrounding areas, but neighbours are worried about property values.

Residents say rats and sewage are a part of daily life in Dunoon

2018-08-02 11:36

In Dunoon, Cape Town, residents say the roads are littered with human faeces and rubbish, the stench creeps in everywhere, and rats nibble on groceries and children's toes.

SAPO confident Sassa beneficiaries will be paid on time

2018-07-31 16:14

All Sassa grants IT system upgrades have been completed, says the South African Post Office.

Rotten food, human waste and dog carcasses: Rubbish piles up in East London informal settlement

2018-07-30 21:53

Residents of C-section in Duncan Village are complaining that there has been an increase in illegal dumping because there is no legal dump site for the informal settlement.

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