Articles by Eryn Scannell

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People’s Health Movement withdraws from NEHAWU

Anger at failure of union to “distance itself” from hospital protests that endangered patient lives

By Eryn Scannell - 1 June 2018
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H₂O International’s motives not pure

The purifying company’s South African franchise has made unproven claims about municipal water

By Eryn Scannell and GroundUp Staff - 16 May 2018
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“This place, honestly, has saved my life”

Shelters to get boost from City of Cape Town for winter

By Eryn Scannell - 14 May 2018
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First year firefighter rises to the top

Amiena Pillay received the award for Best Seasonal Firefighter from the City of Cape Town

By Eryn Scannell - 4 May 2018
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UNISA students wait for NSFAS funding

As exams approach, students are also anxiously waiting for textbook vouchers

By Eryn Scannell - 2 May 2018
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All Hermanus land protesters released on bail

Minister to return to Zwelihle on 15 May

By Eryn Scannell - 2 May 2018
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R20 an hour is an insult, say marchers

Nationwide protests against proposed minimum wage

By Zoë Postman, Joseph Chirume, Eryn Scannell and Annie Cebulski - 25 April 2018
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More Hermanus protesters released on bail

Of the 69 arrested in housing protests, 39 are now out of custody

By Eryn Scannell - 19 April 2018
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Seven Hermanus protesters released on bail

Charges have been dropped against six of the 69 arrested so far

By Eryn Scannell - 13 April 2018
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Saftu marches against proposed labour laws

Union opposes secret ballot for strikes and national minimum wage amount

By Eryn Scannell - 12 April 2018
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Hermanus residents come out in support of arrested protesters

Scores in court, charged with public violence

By Annie Cebulski and Eryn Scannell - 11 April 2018
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Herbex made unproven claims about weight loss products

Advertising Standards Authority uses its fangs again after years of litigation

By Annie Cebulski and Eryn Scannell - 10 April 2018