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“We see she hasn’t learned her lesson, she still wants to learn the hard way”, said Terence Kungoane. The community previously organised a protest where one person poured dirt and a bucket full of human waste into the councilors house….”

“Since the beginning of the lockdown in South Africa, while the main issue is the pandemic, there has been a buzz around the food crisis. This has made the government initiate things such as the Social Relief of Distress Grant…”

“It is no secret that the country has failed to enforce lockdown regulations for the past three months. From staying at home to the ban on alcohol, the country has failed and it is uncertain what or who to look…”

“On Saturday, 8 August 2020, the gang invaded the Basothong Section in Daveyton around 8pm during the electricity load shedding. They beat and tortured a woman and her child. The woman recently had a stroke but the gang members didn’t…”

“Anna* a resident of the Mandela Square informal settlement in Kliptown has been one of the people who has been selling traditional beer. “I saw that people were starting to make ginger (beer) and selling it so I decided to…”

“Matriculants were given a week long break. On Monday 3 August 2020 the learners reported back to schools however some of them said they have lost hope and demotivated. The desperation to finish matric for some learners is the reason…”

“Immediately after my friend locked the gate, a white car stopped next to me and one of men approached me. They searched me, took my phone and started swearing at me.” I did not report the incident because I know Tembisa…”