National

Eviction ruling spurs on shack dwellers

Authorities have warned that the need for court orders could hamper planned development.

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The rise of Thokoza's creative class

A Thokoza artist and entrepreneur is launching a creative hub for local artists, providing a space where they can meet, work and collaborate.

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The hijacked buildings of Joburg

Property owners and investors in Joburg's inner city say the increase in the hijacking of buildings by illegal occupants is costing them millions.

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Forgotten freedom fighters

Apla veterans say they sacrificed their youth for the liberation struggle, only to be forgotten and left without pensions, homes and jobs.

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Thokoza artist: 'I resurrect sneakers'

Entrepreneur Mark Chiruma has adopted an unusual way to make spare cash and practice his art: he gives old sneakers fresh and funky new looks.

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Start recycling, or we’re in trouble

Gauteng’s landfills are due to reach capacity in less than 10 years. To avoid this, everyone needs to get on board with recycling. Will you?

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Drinking while pregnant: The reality

The M&G visits Roodewal in Worcester where drinking is rife and many women drink while pregnant, resulting in a high level of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders.

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Music, markets and no xenophobia

The M&G investigates what it is about Yeoville, a multicultural suburb in downtown Jo'burg, that made it immune to recent xenophobic violence.