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When you kiss nyaope, you marry it

The low-grade form of heroin continues to strip the youth of their future and the young women living in a drug house in Ekurhuleni say the police do not take them seriously

The Gauteng health department has no plan

There is a chronic shortage of staff at Baragwanath training hospital and patient care is declining, yet the provincial government is letting hundreds of temporary Covid workers go

Gauteng patients are victims of a sick system

The blame for the fire at Charlotte Maxeke hospital and the delays in refurbishing and reopening its damaged sections has been placed squarely at the feet of the provincial government

Angry residents say voting has become meaningless

As South Africa gears up for the local government elections on 1 November, disgruntled voters in Tshwane and Ekurhuleni say they have little reason to cast their ballots

Renewed calls for South Africa to have a basic income grant

Human rights organisations are advocating a state safety net for the millions of South Africans who have been left hungry after the R350 social relief of distress grant was discontinued on 30 April

The natural resource curse in Cabo Delgado

A humanitarian crisis looms as a violent insurgency continues to sweep over northern Mozambique. As many flee to safety, the question remains: who, or what, fuels the fire?

Battle for control of the City of Tshwane is back on

The DA has won a high court victory, but the ANC is taking its campaign for power to the Constitutional Court. All the while, residents are left leaderless and without services

Amended Refugee Act restricts fundamental rights

Minister of Home Affairs Aaron Motsoaledi has defended the new amendments to the Refugees Act that came into effect at the beginning of the...

Solidarity in opposing the Bolivian coup

Participants at the People’s Brics meeting in Brazil encouraged grassroots resistance to fight for democracy

Lula da Silva is free and fighting fit

​After 580 days in solitary confinement, Brazil’s former president vows to oppose the country’s ultra-rightwing government

Dispute over the occupation of RDP houses

Those involved in the distribution of government houses in Gauteng fear for their lives

Abuse taints traditional healing

After being raped and abused repeatedly, a sangoma trainee reported her mentor to the police — only to be shunned

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