Woman injured, 7 arrested in Atlantis protests

2018-10-18 18:11

A woman has been injured and at least seven people have been arrested during a protest in Atlantis, north of Cape Town.

Residents no longer reporting water leaks ‘as they never get fixed’

2018-10-17 15:53

Almost every street in France, Pietermaritzburg, has a river of water running from either a burst pipe or a valve that needs replacing, and residents say some of the leaks date back to January.

It's about 'exclusion of our people': Behind the Gauteng coordinated 'shutdown' movement

2018-10-14 08:15

The Gauteng Shutdown Coordinating Committee has spent the last six years morphing into a structure that its members hope will drive issues plaguing the 'classified coloured' community.

City’s appalling services

2018-10-12 15:53

Residents are queuing up to complain to Msunduzi about a range of unfulfilled services, but they can’t get through.

Call for probe into Jeppe Street clinic after R3m renovations couldn't halt closure

2018-10-10 18:58

The Democratic Alliance has called for a forensic investigation into the Jeppe Street provincial clinic in central Johannesburg after reports that the clinic was to close its doors permanently.

Wallacedene shack dwellers close down housing project

2018-10-10 07:07

Dozens of angry shack dwellers, who live in a Temporary Relocation Area, in Wallacedene have marched to Kraaifontein police station to deliver a memorandum of demands to the City of Cape Town.

Lottery grant of R28.3m goes to waste as Limpopo school falls apart

2018-10-08 11:06

At least a third of the new classrooms and parts of the administration centre have been cordoned off with tape to block access to unsafe areas at Vhafamadi High School in Vuwani in Limpopo.

Pastor criticises his community over protest methods in #JHBSouthShutdown

2018-10-05 17:47

A pastor attempted to remove rocks and tyres from the Golden Highway after Eldorado Park residents joined in the 'JHB South Shutdown' to protest against the marginalisation of the coloured community.

Street vendors accuse Buffalo City of empty promises

2018-10-05 05:16

“There is no support offered to us, although formal businesses get so much attention from the metro,” says a vendor who has been selling fruit and snacks in Oxford Street for over 12 years.

Trench war: Residents' DIY potholes cause headaches for drivers in Philippi

2018-10-04 06:01

Residents in Philippi, Cape Town are digging trenches in the streets in an attempt to erect humps as a deterrent for speeding cars in the area, much to the disgruntlement of said car owners.

 

IN-DEPTH: Cape Town fire stations under strain as labour dispute deepens

2018-10-18 09:01

The City of Cape Town's fire and rescue service is taking strain as a labour dispute over a standby allowance and working hours deepens.

City of Johannesburg, Eskom reach agreement to electrify Zandspruit

2018-10-16 18:36

Eskom and the City of Johannesburg have come up with a plan to provide electricity to Zandspruit, where large sections of the area have illegal connections.

Parents have to build toilets for Eastern Cape school as department drags its feet

2018-10-12 22:23

Teachers say the education department first promised to fix the toilets in 2012, but keeps postponing.

Thousands of people need toilets, taps and electricity in Khayelitsha

2018-10-11 07:16

About 100 shack dwellers have marched to the Civic Centre in Cape Town to demand that the City of Cape Town provide basic services in New Monwabisi Park, Khayelitsha.

No land, no vote, say residents of Freedom Park

2018-10-10 09:08

“Even if you beat us up or shoot us, you can’t stop us,” protesters in Freedom Park sang as they marched to the office of the Department of Human Settlements in Eldorado Park.

R75 million for nothing

2018-10-09 15:45

Despite the province paying out R75 million for land earmarked for municipal housing at Mkondeni as far back as 2012, the promised houses have not been delivered.

Frustrated Durban residents march over lack of basic services

2018-10-05 21:23

Scores of frustrated Enkanini residents from Cato Crest informal settlement marched to the human settlements department office in Durban demanding to be included in the City's development projects.

ANC, alliance partners marching in Joburg for service delivery

2018-10-05 13:01

Hundreds of ANC members from greater Johannesburg are marching to the offices of Mayor Herman Mashaba, Premier David Makhura and Eskom to hand over memorandums demanding service delivery.

'Gangsters, here we come!' - police minister launches task team in Westbury

2018-10-04 12:46

"Gangsters, here we are, here we come!" Police Minister Bheki Cele has warned criminals in Westbury at the launch of a Tactical Response Team.

Anti-gang violence protesters demand to see Helen Zille

2018-10-03 16:21

Protesters frustrated by ongoing gang violence in the Western Cape have gone home disappointed when they went to hand over a memorandum to the provincial legislature following a march and found that Premier Helen Zille was not there to receive it.

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