The protesters in Kariega said they had for years been asking for roads and drains to be fixed
Despite commendable work and persistent battles, not enough
is being done for these learners
In high school I used to be that guy who put together events such as the Valentine’s Day bash, as well as the teacher and learner awards. In university, a friend told me that I should start a PR company. She was like: “You’re good with PR.” And I was like: “Huh? What is that?” […]
Poverty means more than a million youngsters are missing out on the benefits of early learning
Those involved in the distribution of government houses in Gauteng fear for their lives
A single image of the aftermath of the blaze cannot tell the whole story
As Mandela said, education is the most potent weapon we have to create a truly free and equal South Africa
If government can spend money on RDP houses, it makes sense to shift some of that money to setting up costs of protected environmental economic zones
Increasing housing delivery to address the demand is unlikely to be achieved any time soon given low economic growth and fiscal consolidation
Cyril Ramaphosa has ushered in a new dawn but poverty and inequality trip up our hopes
The state’s eight-year embargo on owners selling RDP houses hurts the poor and the economy
The tensions within the party itself must be overcome if it is to succeed in reinventing itself
Ekurhuleni metro admits in court papers that there has been ‘corruption, fraud and/or bribery’
Gauteng human settlements MEC Paul Mashatile says preference for housing will be given to those who applied in 1994.
Gauteng Premier David Makhura has visited Tshwane’s townships to check on service delivery, in places where the acronym RDP means “we have to fix it”.
The government isn’t doing enough to meet its goals and constitutional responsibility to provide services "efficiently, effectively and economically".
No punitive measures are yet in place to regulate people who are selling their RDP houses before occupying them for eight years.
It took the sheer presence of police Nyalas to smash apart groups of furious protesters who took over the streets of Newclare yesterday.
An ‘open-and-shut case’ built by the SIU drags on, raising suspicions of political interference
A couple using pre-paid electricity have received a R1.5-million water and lights bill from the City of Johannesburg.
In terms of budget allocations and intent, the government has tried to correct the problems in urban communities but is failing via performance.
Residents of Alexandra, Johannesburg, have put up posters and sent out pamphlets warning of an uprising over foreigners living in RDP houses.
The Gauteng housing department is to demolish at least 115 RDP houses less than five years after the houses were handed to their beneficiaries.
There was a time when <i>uskoteni</i> (hobo) was a word that police and government officials used to demean slum-dwellers like me.