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The Makhanda disaster cannot be ignored

The municipality turned a deaf ear to residents’ cries — until they united and took it to court

Named potholes shame India’s incompetent officials

The potholes in Raipur, a city of a million people in the centre of India, are so big they now have names.

Jo’burg unleashes rejuvenation blitz on city’s roads

The Johannesburg Roads Agency is spending R77-million on filling 17 000 potholes and upgrading road infrastructure by the end of September.

SA voters and the ‘gatvol’ factor

The opposition sees them as electioneering tools. A company has spotted a marketing opportunity. But for the voter, they are simply "moerse gate".

Discounts to settle billing problems

Jo'burg residents affected by billing problems will be provided with a "favourable settlement arrangement" that includes discounts, Amos Masondo says.

Govt sets about fixing SA’s potholes

The government is to roll out a programme to address road maintenance, particularly potholes, and create jobs, it was announced on Tuesday.

Govt announces project to tackle potholes

The government is set to launch a R150-million project in March this year to tackle road potholes.

More potholes for SA’s roads, says CSIR

Motorists should brace themselves for more potholes this coming rainy season, the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research said on Thursday.

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Pay-TV inquiry probes the Multichoice monopoly

Africa’s largest subscription television operator says it is under threat amid the emerging popularity of global platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime

​No apology or comfort as another Marikana mother dies without justice

Nomawethu Ma’Bhengu Sompeta, whose funeral will be held this weekend, was unequivocal in calling out the government for its response to the Marikana massacre

Covid-overflow hospital in ruins as SIU investigates

A high-level probe has begun into hundreds of millions of rand spent by the Gauteng health department to refurbish a hospital that is now seven months behind schedule – and lying empty

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