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‘They sold us a dead dream’

North West contractors who were meant to benefit from a public works scheme were left stranded and in debt when it fell apart after just 6-months.

“Those graves were our title deeds”

Hundreds of poor black families, stripped of their landowning rights by colonialism and apartheid, have been evicted from Joburg's suburb of Fourways.

Security firms under scrutiny over plague of violence and death at Glebelands hostel

Residents have accused private guards hired by the municipality of failing to act against those responsible for killings and of “spying for hit men”.

New twist in Durban’s ‘unending contract’ security tender saga

Industry sources convinced that political interference is the reason behind the municipality's ten-year delay to re-award the now expired contract.

The axe falls – but no end in sight for Durban’s R50m security debacle

The awarding of a three-year security contract has been repeatedly stalled since it was first advertised in 2004.

Transnet school head suspended amid claims of ‘inadequate’ training

The principal of Transnet's Maritime School of Excellence has been suspended after students complained of mismanagement. An investigation is underway.

Durban security contract hints at political interference

The metro council has again rolled over a R50-million a month tender using an emergency supply chain management policy.

Women still don’t cut it in Chris Rock’s Top Five

Comedian Chris Rock’s film reminds us that even race-incisive (black) men continue to be very gender-blind.

Apartheid’s electro afterparty

Spoek Mathambo's documentary 'Future Sounds of Mzansi' profiles a new genre of underground music that has taken South African 'hoods by storm.

SA’s female filmmakers make the cut

The Africa by Women project has resulted in 10 short films that deal with different facets of life in the country 20 years after democracy.

Café by Durban day, carnival of comedy by night

"No reason to be at the mercy of venues that don't really engage with a proper set-up for comedy."

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