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16 January 2019 5:03 AM 4 years after fire, still no electricity in Masiphumelele

More than 100 families living in Masiphumelele Wetlands informal settlement say they have been without electricity since fires in May 2014 and November 2015, reports GroundUp. Section C was destroyed in a fire in May of 2014. Then, in November 2015, the biggest fire in the community destroyed over 1 000 homes, mostly in E section. Four years later, some families 1372

15 January 2019 7:03 AM Cape Town 'no-fee' schools turning away parents who can't fork out cash, one mother told to pay for her child’s chair

Some "no-fee" schools are insisting parents pay once-off fees - turning away Grade R pupils whose parents can't afford to pay, GroundUp reports. South African schools are divided into five categories, known as quintiles. The quintiles range from the poorest to the least poor, with quintile 1 being the poorest 20% of schools in the country. Quintile 5 covers 164

21 December 2018 4:25 PM Minister grants interim relief fishers access to West Coast Rock Lobster

Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Senzeni Zokwana has approved a request by interim relief fishers to grant them access to a portion of the 140 tonne West Coast Rock Lobster (WCRL) offshore allocation apportioned to the small-scale fishing sector for the 2018/2019 fishing season. The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) 96

10 December 2018 3:24 AM Omotoso back in court over request for judge to recuse himself

Pastor Timothy Omotoso is back in the High Court in Port Elizabeth on Monday to hear if the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) has made an order on whether to grant his application for Judge Mandela Makaula to recuse himself from the case. Makuala in October previously rejected the defence's two applications for leave to appeal his ruling that he won't recuse 55

06 November 2018 10:05 AM City of Cape Town destroys shacks rebuilt by fire victims

On Friday, the City of Cape Town's anti-land invasion unit demolished 21 shacks built along the boundary of Overcome Heights and Xakabantu open field near Muizenberg. They had been built by people who lost their shacks in the fire in Overcome Heights on October 25, GroundUp reported. The fire destroyed more than 300 shacks and displaced more than 800 people 98

24 October 2018 12:07 PM Here's how R50bn will come together for Ramaphosa's economic plan

President Cyril Ramaphosa's economic stimulus package and recovery plan is one of the three policies government will prioritise in the medium term. Finance Minister Tito Mboweni on Wednesday delivered the mini budget in Parliament, outlining growth boosting measures which are reliant on private sector investment. He stressed the importance of partnerships 95

06 October 2018 8:56 AM Chance the Rapper donates $1m towards bettering mental health services

Chicago — Chance the Rapper says he's donating $1m to help improve mental health services in Chicago. The Chicago native made the announcement on Thursday during a summit for his nonprofit organisation SocialWorks, saying those involved "want to change the way that mental health resources are being accessed." Six mental health providers in Cook County 94

30 September 2018 12:00 PM Bathabile Dlamini's financial woes following Concourt ruling

onstitutional Court ruled that former social development minister is personally liable for 20% of costs of last year's SA Social Security Agency (Sassa) debacle. The court also found that the National Prosecuting Authority should determine whether Dlamini should be prosecuted for perjury. An inquiry was instituted in 2017 to investigate whether Dlamini 54

27 September 2018 9:46 AM ConCourt rules that Bathabile Dlamini is liable for 20% of costs in Sassa debacle

The Constitutional Court has ruled that former social development minister Bathabile Dlamini is personally liable for 20% of costs of last year's SA Social Security Agency (Sassa) debacle. An inquiry was instituted last year to investigate whether Dlamini should be held personally liable for the costs. Judge Bernard Ngoepe, who chaired the inquiry, criticised 99

12 September 2018 7:48 PM Sassa says it is ready for October social grants payment cycle

The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) says it is ready for October when it will make all social grants payments to beneficiaries by itself, in partnership with the South African Post Office (SAPO). Sassa says this in light of a Constitutional Court decision to dismiss its application for an order declaring that the actions of its previous 70