It's been a long, hard and expensive slog, but next week former president Jacob Zuma will finally get what he's always wanted: his day in court.
South African municipalities are too reactionary and are not at the forefront when it comes to township spatial planning, says Professor Ivan Turok.
A faulty sewage pump is causing a stink among residents of Table View in Cape Town who are concerned about the environment and potential for diseases.
The government loves to boast that South Africa runs the world’s largest HIV treatment programme. But when treatment starts with a test, is the country really getting it right? A leaked report shows we have a long way to go.
Every month an elderly woman pays R70 for a taxi to drive her around the mountain from Genadendal to Caledon before standing in a queue for upwards of two hours to collect her Sassa social grant.
The Victor Khanye Local Municipality in Mpumalanga, which provides services to Delmas, Sundra, Eloff and Rietkol, has missed its deadline for the payment of R111m in outstanding debt to Rand Water.
Noluvo Mathumbu has been living without an identity document for 12 years after Home Affairs declared her dead in 2007.
The Gauteng government has vowed to help the more than 900 people displaced by a fire that destroyed more than 200 shacks in in the Pomona informal settlement in Kempton Park.
Eskom says the Newcastle municipality in KwaZulu-Natal will not have its electricity supply cut off - for now.
The ANC has once again said its time to return "back to basics" when it comes to local government and a new "district development model", acknowledging that not enough support is given to municipalities.
Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba's comments on Sandton Gautrain station water cuts display 'extreme desperation', Gauteng Public Transport and Road Infrastructure MEC Jacob Mamabolo says.
Contractors have abandoned more than 50 major school upgrade projects in the Eastern Cape after government departments failed to pay them on time.
The Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs will visit municipalities in Limpopo to ascertain the state of service delivery in those municipalities.
Approximately 184 Gauteng Department of Health staff members have private businesses that have dealt with government departments including their own, the Gauteng DA health spokesperson, Jack Bloom, has said.
When she wants to relieve herself, wheelchair user Nonkululeko Dziweni has to rely on two people to take her to Mdantsane City Mall, 1km away.
Khayelitsha residents are living without ceilings, toilet doors or gutters in their RDP homes.
An almost three-week water cut at the Sandton Gautrain station is expected to come to an end after the City of Johannesburg reached an out-of-court settlement with operator Bombela Concession Company.
Residents of Cyferskuil in the North West have brought a housing project in the village to a standstill.
Road closures are in place and a bus has been set alight as protests in Dunoon and Milnerton continue.
Meanwhile, at home, some say the National Health Insurance won’t be enough to improve the quality of healthcare in the country.
The City of Johannesburg is not prepared to entertain the Sandton Gautrain station's landlord, Cedar Park Properties, even in a court of law, until it pays R8m the City claims it owes, Mayor Herman Mashaba says.
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