Articles by Julia Chaskalson

Education spending is falling. The Covid-19 budget has slashed it further

Yet schools are essential to the Covid-19 response

By Julia Chaskalson, Hopolang Selebalo and Daniel McLaren - 31 July 2020
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Activists furious with delays in child shooting case

Skhumbuzo Dube was shot dead by another child who was playing with a gun

By Julia Chaskalson - 20 October 2017
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Hekpoort settlement has been trying for 12 years to get water

Frustrated Schaumburg residents fed-up with politicians

By Julia Chaskalson - 11 October 2017
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R2K demands cheaper airtime and data

Picket outside cellphone companies’ offices

By Julia Chaskalson - 19 September 2017
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“Mayor should go to jail” over water failures

Judge describes Limpopo municipality as “disgraceful”

By Julia Chaskalson - 12 September 2017
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Schools stage drama festival in Hillbrow

Nearly 600 learners from across Gauteng participated in the 13th annual Inner-City Schools Play Festival

By Julia Chaskalson - 11 September 2017
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Immigrants make Johannesburg a vibrant city, says rights organisation

Mayor Herman Mashaba’s attitude described as “very scary”

By Julia Chaskalson - 1 September 2017
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Constitutional Court orders probe into minister’s conduct

Bathabile Dlamini may yet have to pay court costs out of her own pocket

By Julia Chaskalson - 15 June 2017
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Schaumberg residents protest against years of state neglect

A community that has built its own preschool needs government support

By Julia Chaskalson and Zinhl'Mbali Mdluli - 5 June 2017
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School governing body members accuse Mohlakeng principal of maladministration

Corruption Watch is investigating the claims

By Julia Chaskalson - 2 June 2017
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“No-fee” school charges parents R207 a year

Crisis brewing: evidence suggests the problem is widespread

By Julia Chaskalson - 18 May 2017
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The no-fee school where parents were forced to pay fees

Long history of corruption at primary school in Gauteng

By Julia Chaskalson - 24 April 2017
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New union federation launched

SA Federation of Trade Unions tackles issue of worker control

By Julia Chaskalson - 22 April 2017
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No “blank cheque” for Cash Paymaster Services, says Court

Constitutional Court hears Black Sash case on social grants

By Julia Chaskalson - 15 March 2017
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Corruption in schools: principals identified as the main culprits

Corruption Watch report on 1,400 cases of corruption in schools

By Julia Chaskalson - 6 March 2017
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Mashaba has incited xenophobia, says immigrants’ spokesperson

African Diaspora Forum has tried in vain to meet organisers of Friday’s anti-immigrant march

By Julia Chaskalson - 23 February 2017