North West protests: Some ANC members feel left in the cold in talks to end unrest

2018-04-26 17:38

The ANC is engaged in discussions to end the political impasse and violence that has gripped the North West over the last two weeks over calls to remove Premier Supra Mahumapelo

De Lille asks for lower water tariff hike after thousands of complaints

2018-04-25 15:53

Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille has asked for a reduction in the proposed 27% water tariff hike, after the City received roughly 24 900 complaints from residents during public submissions on the new budget.

6 arrested as protesters cause chaos in Cape Town, Overberg

2018-04-25 12:40

Several roads in Cape Town and the Overberg have been closed after protesters blockaded them with burning tyres and threw stones and bricks at cars.

ANC vows to work around the clock to resolve political impasse in Mahikeng

2018-04-20 19:48

The ANC has vowed to try and resolve the political impasse that has seen violence erupt around Mahikeng, in the North West as calls for embattled Premier Supra Mahumapelo's removal gain momentum.

Trapped in Bholobholo settlement without a toilet for 10 years

2018-04-20 10:08

In Bholobholo informal settlement, Mfuleni, 16 families live without toilets. They share one water tap with local braai meat vendors and draw electricity from nearby houses.

Ramaphosa cuts short UK visit to resolve Mahikeng chaos

2018-04-19 19:36

President Cyril Ramaphosa has cut short his visit to the UK to hold an urgent meeting with ANC leaders over the protests in Mahikeng, which have centred around dissatisfaction over premier Supra Mahumapelo's leadership.

Shutdown: Rubber bullets and blocked entrances as protests rock Mahikeng

2018-04-19 15:17

The main road into Mahikeng, in the North West, has been blocked and rubber bullets have been fired, as protests against premier Supra Mahumapelo brought the town to a standstill.

Dlamini, Bhengu argue they should not be held financially responsible for CPS contract extension debacle

2018-04-17 18:34

Former minister of social development Bathabile Dlamini and acting Sassa CEO Pearl Bhengu say they should not be ordered to pay costs in the social grants saga as they have always acted in good faith.

#BusStrike: How the national bus strike will affect you

2018-04-17 14:04

There is no sign that the planned national bus strike planned will be called off, the bus drivers' bargaining council says.

EXCLUSIVE: This is where the money for the Winnie Madikizela-Mandela Brandfort museum went

2018-04-13 15:21

An audit report commissioned by the Department of Arts and Culture has found that nearly R600 000 paid to two contractors for the beleaguered Winnie Madikizela-Mandela museum project in the Free State amounted to 'fruitless expenditure'.


Vrygrond residents to restart land occupation

2018-04-26 09:17

Community leaders are unhappy with the outcome of a meeting with Mayor Patricia de Lille.

ROUND-UP: Protest action, looting flaring up around SA

2018-04-25 15:30

While the nationwide Saftu strike is still ongoing, other seemingly unrelated incidents of protest action - including those in the North West - are flaring up in different parts of the country.

Gigaba launches 'war on queues' at home affairs

2018-04-22 14:03

Some of the first short-term actions to reduce the length of time waiting in queues at Home Affairs are scheduled to roll-out, Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba has announced.

AS IT HAPPENED: Ramaphosa urges Mahikeng residents to stay calm while issues are being addressed

2018-04-20 18:49

President Cyril Ramaphosa is meeting with structures of the ANC and alliance partners to try to find a solution to the protests in Mahikeng, says ANC spokesperson Pule Mabe.

Vrygrond occupiers give De Lille deadline to respond

2018-04-20 07:05

Community leaders have called temporary halt to occupation after meeting the mayor.

Village in the dark since the dawn of democracy

2018-04-19 17:53

The small Eastern Cape village of Phelandaba, established in 1993, has been waiting for electricity for more than 24 years.

It broke my 'spirit' - pensioner devastated after City housing project halted due to violence

2018-04-18 14:44

'I have no more fight left in me. This housing thing has just left me defeated,' 62-year-old Gladys Minords says, after waiting 28 years for a house from the City of Cape Town's housing department.

Frustration for family as City delays in fixing leaking water pump

2018-04-17 16:07

A Snathing family feel let down by Msunduzi after their pleas for the City to fix a leaking water pump station, which has turned their home into a swamp, fell on deaf ears.

Wallacedene fire victims wait months for Eskom to restore electricity

2018-04-16 07:32

Victims of a shack fire in Wallacedene, Cape Town, say they are struggling since their electricity boxes and cables went up in the blaze.

Dunoon women choose toilets over businesses

2018-04-12 12:08

Shipping containers have been pushed into the road to make way for new toilets.

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