Articles for Barbara October

Mitchells Plain store owner given two weeks to respond to Equality Court

Store manager says shop owner might leave the country soon


News | 12 November 2019

“We didn’t ask for much” – seven years after the De Doorns uprising

“We are getting to a point where we will definitely see another strike soon”


Feature | 11 November 2019

Suspended PRASA security manager to be reinstated

CCMA finds Ernest Hendricks was unfairly treated


News | 8 November 2019

Government scrambles as court deadline on foster care looms

Thousands of foster care grants at stake


News | 31 October 2019

Low wages are not just the farmers’ fault, says US activist

Baldemar Velásquez shares experience at farm worker conference

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News | 22 October 2019

Shop owner a no show at Equality Court hearing

Sheriff’s office blamed for delaying case


Brief | 21 October 2019

West Coast town erupts in protests over housing mess-up

The title deeds of several people were withdrawn at the last minute after it was discovered that they did not qualify for the Velddrif housing project


News | 15 October 2019

Water meters make life harder for poor people, say Ceres residents

Witzenberg Municipality’s installation plan hits opposition


News | 15 October 2019

89,000 children’s foster care grants at risk

Government promises to meet November deadline, but MPs are sceptical


News | 19 September 2019

Call for forensic investigation into farm worker equity schemes

Mcebisi Skwatsha promises to set up a task team


News | 16 September 2019

Renovations at dilapidated Tulbagh school fast tracked

Learners taught in school hall until new classrooms are built


Brief | 13 September 2019

JSC in spotlight for slow adjudication of complaints against two judges

One complaint alleges state capture. The other alleges racism and sexism.


Law | 23 August 2019

Parents shut dilapidated Tulbagh school

WCED says the “plankie” portion of the school is to be replaced next year


Brief | 20 August 2019

Women neighbourhood watch members lead crime fighting in “most dangerous” communities

“We decided that we couldn’t depend on the police to do everything”


News | 19 August 2019

I queue for a living

Limpopo man employs five people and charges R50 per queue


Brief | 15 August 2019

Kensington backyarders to join shutdown protest on Thursday

“How many of you have been on the housing waiting list for more than 20 years?” Half the room raised their hands.


News | 7 August 2019