Asbestos scandal

'They said they'd be back - 5 years ago': Thousands live under crumbling asbestos

04 October 2020 - 00:03

For about five years, thousands of poor people in the Free State, living in apartheid-era low-cost houses, waited in vain for "life-saving" maintenance to their homes.

The work would cost R255m and replace about 40,000 asbestos-cement roofs...

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