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Water services worse than in 1994 

More than 5.3-million households and 21-million people don’t have clean water, despite money being spent on dams and pipelines to deliver water to 95% of the population. Sipho Kings looks at how R1.3-trillion worth of infrastructure has been subject to so much corruption and mismanagement that many places are worse off than in 1994, leaving the state with a R898-billion bill this decade

Radebe sticks to his NDP guns

The ANC’s head of policy has announced the updated achievements of the first phase of the National Development Plan's implementation.

Wanted: One vision for a better future

The new commission can plan but public servants must do their jobs to make it work.

Keeping youth unemployment on top of the political agenda

Regardless of the perspective that one takes, South Africa’s youth unemployment statistics make for scary reading.

Lack of employment security affects youth’s social protection

As we commemorate youth month, the challenge of youth unemployment dominates discussion.

The battle for “youth” working environments

The Glenhove Conference Centre was the unlikely venue for a wrestling match featuring the Provocateur, Policymaker, Lawyer and Sociologist.

SA’s poverty levels are decreasing, shows new study

A first-time study by the National Planning Commission and UCT has shown poverty in SA is decreasing and that we're still a nation of labour migrants.

Energy: Choices made in government’s IRP2010 need to be revisited

It is difficult to understand why the department of energy is dragging its feet with the review of the integrated resource plan of 2010.

Call for commission to remap judicial appointment process

KwaZulu-Natal state attorney Krish ­Govender on Thursday called for the formation of a "judicial planning commission".

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It’s just not cricket

Near Makhanda in the Eastern Cape in the village of Salem is a cricket pitch that is said to be the oldest in the country. Watered by blood and trauma, rolled with frontier nostalgia and contemporary paranoia, how does it play?

Three million jobs lost and hunger surging amid Covid-19 crisis — survey

Income shocks and the breakdowns in social protection schemes have had consequences for hunger and food insecurity in South Africa

Police respond to rural water protests with bullets

The coronavirus has hit the Eastern Cape hard, but many rural areas in the province still have no clean water for hand washing, forcing residents to break lockdown regulations to protest

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