Service Delivery

Load Shedding: Small Businesses May Shut Soon

"The loss is so great that sometimes we have to throw away some of the dough when it becomes stale due. The sad part...

Zimbabwe: How A Fuel Price Hike Sparked A National Shutdown

For the past three days Zimbabweans have filled the streets of Harare and Bulawayo in protest of a sharp fuel increase, which is the...

Durban: The Government Is Attempting To Evict People Living With Disabilities

“All we want is to remain at the centre, work and get our money. Our families are hungry,” visually impaired Evelyn Gumede told the...

Durban: 100s Of Refuse Workers Might Lose Their Jobs

EThekwini city’s alleged failure to honour its contract orange recycling bags collection contractors have taken a major toll on workers who stand to lose...

Ubumbano Wants To Empower Communities To Tell Their Own Stories

Your smartphone is a powerful tool. It is a basis of a terrible inequality, and one of the reasons that the Democratic Republic of...

In Durban, The SASSA Gold Card Roll-Out Meets With Teething Problems

The Constitutional Court ordered the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) to end its contract for the delivery of social grants with Cash Paymaster...

Protests In Enkanini Continue As Demands For Service Delivery Mount

On Monday morning, Wiggins Road in Cato Manor (Durban) remained covered with rubble, shards and smoke from the burning tyres following a service delivery...

Anti-migrant Sentiment Fuelling Durban Evictions, Abahlali Claim

Abahlali baseMjondolo on Monday returned to the Durban High Court to apply for another court interdict against eThekwini Municipality. This was following the city’s...

Asylum Seekers At The Durban Refugee Reception Centre Tell Of Their...

Almost everyday, Moore Road is packed with hundreds of refugees of different nationalities who desperately stand in long queues and some sit on pavements...

Cato Manor Community Protests As Red Ants Destroy Shacks

The never ending battle between the eThekwini Municipality and shack dwellers in various informal settlements continues. The latest one comes after the Anti-Land Invasion...

UniLim Students Fight For Workers’ Rights

University of Limpopo (UniLim) students will be receiving their NSFAS payouts tomorrow, according to SRC secretary general, Mathoko Thato. However, no agreement has been...

SANDF Must Provide Alternative Accommodation For Marievale Residents, Court Rules

The Pretoria High Court granted a victory to the embattled Marievale community, ruling on Wednesday morning that the South African National Defence Force (SANDF)...

Joburg’s Mayor Stays Being Xenophobic, This Time In Rwanda

This past week, the City of Johannesburg executive mayor Herman Mashaba was in Kigali, Rwanda to attend a panel at the Mo Ibrahim Foundation's...

Johannesburg South Residents Embark On Roll-On Community Action

Residents of areas in the south of Johannesburg including Eldorado Park, Freedom Park, Slovo Park, Lehae, and Soweto have embarked on a wide-scale service...

Nelson Mandela University SASCO Vows To Continue Service Delivery Protest

Enkosi Ntwana, the South African Students Congress’s (SASCO) western region’s executive congress member, told The Daily Vox that they were protesting because of the...

Data Will Not Fall Just Yet, Icasa Announces

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) held a press conference on Thursday afternoon which reviewed the 2016 End-user and Subscriber Service Charter...

Bus Strike: Long Distance Commuters Bear The Consequences At Park Station

It is roughly about 30 minutes after six on a Monday evening at Park Station Johannesburg. Abeba*, a woman in her late twenties, waits...

SATAWU Looking At “All The Possibilities” To End The Bus Strike

After weeks of deadlock meetings, the national bus strike has come to an end. According to eNCA, a nine percent wage increase on all...

Contraceptives Shortages Are Devastating Women In KZN

Women in KwaZulu Natal have expressed concerns over shortage of injectable contraceptives from local clinics. This, after they had been turned away and told...

Doornfontein Building Collapse: City Can’t Escape Safe Housing Responsibility, SERI Says

On Monday 9 April, an abandoned building that housed families at 39 to 41 Davies Street in Doornfontein partially collapsed. The collapse killed three...
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