Residents of Soshanguve Block HH north of Pretoria say that they have been living with a spurting, stinking busted sewer. Some residents say they believe local government has ignored their repeated complaints because they do not pay rates.
When Khensane met Craig* it was love at first sight and the couple soon became engaged, unwillingness to talk about what’s going on between the sheets threatens to destroy their happy union even before they walk down the isle.
Residents of Marikana informal settlement outside Pretoria say they have languished for years without water, electricity or rubbish removal services. As a court case continues that may lead to residents’ removal, there may be a way for the community to stay.
Mothers should not administer homemade, soap-based enemas to infants, cautions University of Limpopo’s Dr Matsontso Mathebula after a Pretoria infant risked dehydration following her mother’s recent attempt to rid her of tape worms with a bath soap enema.
More than 500 activists recently picketed outside the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries’ (DAFF) Pretoria offices to demand public consultations on government’s latest policy to address hunger.
Soshanguve community members recently came together to install new windows in the home of 67-year-old Daddy Maubane about two years after a storm damaged the large windows in Maubane’s home.
February marked the one-year anniversary of her brother’s death due to AIDS-related illnesses, but Sazi Mnyageni says she keeps her brother’s memory alive every time she counsels a person on HIV.
Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) has agreed to accept a disabled student it previously said could not attend classes due to a lack of wheelchair access on campus. The decision comes following a high-level meeting between administration and the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET).
Martha and her 17-year-old daughter are living with HIV. When they come to the Kopano Lerato centre, they feel accepted and supported. Now, the community-based organisation is in danger of closing.