The explosion at the munitions plant in Macassar in the Western Cape took place in September 2018, taking the lives of eight workers and injuring one other.
The formalisation of recycling in Joburg city looks to sideline the people who have been doing the work informally all along.
Cape Town firefighters say that they are expected to put out fires while facing disciplinary action, and that they are exhausted and stressed.
Two Khayelitsha based organisations accuse the City of Cape Town of discrimination in the way it provides services.
Xenophobia continues to rear its ugly head without check from the authorities.
The protesting farmers, with the support of the broader community in India, are fighting for the security of government-regulated markets for their produce.
The police minister says that the killing of six men in Khayelitsha at the weekend is linked to extortion rackets.
The end of January marks the end of the Social Relief of Distress grant of R350, disbursed by Sassa, but civil society organisations have called for an extension.
Long snaking queues are still the order of the day at the social security agency, Sassa, after 302 days of lockdown in South Africa.