Rdp Housing

Dispute over the occupation of RDP houses

Those involved in the distribution of government houses in Gauteng fear for their lives

Alex citizens just want it ‘to be nice’

Alexandra citizens are struggling, with housing woes and unkept promises making life difficult for them

Housing crisis inextricably entwined with land occupations

Land expropriation can only take place politically and unrestrained by the law

RDP house buyers beware

Strict conditions govern the sale of a property and one example shows how a purchase can go bad

Public Protector asked to probe Magashule-linked RDP projects

​The DA has asked the Public Protector to investigate RDP contracts in the Free State awarded to a company linked to the outgoing premier

‘We won’t let our children suffer’

Angry parents take matters into their own hands to get water and electricity working at schools

Not all rejoice over Zuma’s departure

To the people of Kanana Park, he is a father who liberated them from a miserable shack existence

Townships are still a world apart

Bids to unleash their economic potential have failed largely because the motives, networks and practices of the informal economy are ignored.

Letters to the editor: January 27 to February 2 2017

"We should celebrate Sobukwe for being an uncompromising anti-apartheid hero, but we need not distort history to do so"

Title deeds backlog trips up RDP housing

Many of the poorest homeowners are still battling to unlock the value of their properties.

The long wait for service delivery in Mabopane

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”.

State to tackle housing title deed mess

On the cards is the building of 1.5-million homes for the elderly, poor and child-headed households.


South African tourism to be hit hard by coronavirus

The stream of about 100 000 Chinese tourists to South Africa each year has dried up for now, MPs told

Public transport inequality

The Competition Commission’s market inquiry reveals that South Africa’s public transport system remains skewed by class, advantaging middle- and high-income earners

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid-era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

Press Releases

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Making sense of tax-free savings and investment

Have you made the most of your tax-free investment contributions?

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.