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Police brutality in South Africa exposed once again

The death of teenager Nathaniel Julius means we urgently need to refuse to allow politicians and police leadership to protect violent officers

Makhura announces programme to ease Joburg South land crisis

Gauteng Premier David Makhura says he will attend to those feeling neglected when it comes to issues of housing and land

Twenty-three people live in a two-bedroom flat in Eldos

Three families in too little space: "We literally fight for this room."

‘Uprising’ prediction comes true

In the same week the UN was looking into claims that coloured people were gatvol, rioting erupted.

How solving the Eldorado Park housing crisis could keep a family safe

Gauteng human settlements MEC Paul Mashatile says preference for housing will be given to those who applied in 1994.

Eldorado Park protests: ‘Government doesn’t want to build us houses’

Protesters and police traded bricks for rubber bullets. Rocks and bricks scattered the streets where debris and tyres lay smoking.

Eldorado Park is nothing like its fabled namesake – no wealth or opportunity

Twenty three people - including grandchildren, grandparents and parents - share a flat in Eldorado Park.

Eldorado Park was built on dreams, many of them shattered by government ineptitude

Eldorado Park, south of Johannesburg, is a place where buildings like Hillbrow Flats once reflected people’s hopes. But that was a long time ago.

Mantashe: DA is a wolf in sheep skin

ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe addressed supporters at a stadium in Eldorado Park, Soweto, ahead of the party's election campaign.

Gauteng premier Nomvula Mokonyane joins Eldorado drug battle

"We will defeat this demon," she told members of the Anglican church in a prayer march in Eldorado Park on Sunday.

Zuma’s politicking on the road to Eldorado

If Jacob Zuma's visit was meant to win votes, he'll have to deliver on his promises in double-quick time, writes Sipho Kings.

Task team set up to tackle Eldorado Park’s drug issues

Gauteng will set up a task team to fight drug abuse in Eldorado Park, says Premier Nomvula Mokonyane's office.

Electioneering in Eldos: Will Zuma deliver on this promise?

Although Jacob Zuma’s visit to Eldorado Park was welcomed, there will have to be some action before it looks like anything more than electioneering.

Zuma promises big for Eldos

In what could be interpreted as the first unofficial election campaign, President Jacob Zuma descended on Eldorado Park to promise help.

Eldos residents urge Zuma to help in fight against drugs

Eldorado Park residents have had enough of drug peddlers and want swift action from President Jacob Zuma, a resident has said.

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