Articles for Joseph Chirume

Bungled payroll leaves education assistants unpaid for two months in Eastern Cape

Audit underway to determine which of the province’s 40,000 education assistants were paid


News | 10 February 2022

Trial of former top PRASA official accused of stealing railway line postponed yet again

Mthuthuzeli Swartz‘s lawyer opposes further delays


Brief | 7 February 2022

Nurses robbed during security guard strike

Cellphones and car keys stolen as guards continue to strike for back pay


Brief | 27 January 2022

Patients turned away from clinics as security guards strike over late pay

Eastern Cape health department has only paid Silver Solutions Security up to October


Brief | 26 January 2022

Eastern Cape health workers warn about staff shortages

2,700 contracts not being renewed by health department


News | 25 January 2022

Disabled man cleans his street from his wheelchair

Gqeberha 65-year-old hopes to inspire others to keep the streets clean


Brief | 20 January 2022

Protesters in Gqeberha threaten company for employing immigrants

#PutSouthAfricansFirst protesters accused of putting people’s lives in danger


News | 26 November 2021

Overflowing toilets, piles of rubbish and empty water tanks plague Gqeberha shack dwellers

Yet the municipality claims the area is cleaned and serviced regularly


Brief | 10 November 2021

Strike continues at Gqeberha automobile plant as union demands 100% wage increase

NUMSA says First Automobile Works must pay automobile manufacturers’ rates not Motor Industry Bargaining Council rates


News | 27 October 2021

Protests erupt after child electrocuted by illegal connection

Residents of Lingelihle and Greenfields in Gqeberha say they won’t be voting on Monday


Brief | 27 October 2021

Immigrants in Gqeberha say they live in fear after Cele and Mbalula’s remarks

“They came here to fan xenophobia” says informal trader


News | 22 October 2021

Equipment worth more than R6 million stolen from technical school in Gqeberha

Parents and learners demand the the department provide proper fencing around the school


Brief | 21 October 2021

Cele promises action after Gqeberha violence

Minister says police will be on high alert


News | 14 October 2021

Waiter who lost his job during lockdown now runs his own pizza takeaway

Takesure Ranjisi makes pizza and sells it from a container in Walmer township


Brief | 12 October 2021

Hundreds of workers march for end to pay freeze

COSATU members and affiliated unions held demonstrations across the country

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News | 7 October 2021