Articles by Nokulunga Majola

Picketers demand jail time for looters of Covid-19 funds

Campaign highlights the devastating impact of corruption on lives

By Nokulunga Majola - 21 September 2020

73 workers dismissed for protest over unpaid Covid-19 relief funds

They also cannot access UIF benefits because the Department of Labour system shows that they are still employed

By Nokulunga Majola - 18 September 2020

“I don’t want my daughters to end up like me” says sugarcane worker

Nobuhle Mkhize with her five daughters and six grandchildren face the poverty trap

By Nokulunga Majola - 4 September 2020

Villagers have to carry their dead over a “dangerous” river

Children stay away from school when rains fill the river

By Nokulunga Majola - 1 September 2020

Cash-strapped commuters relieved that trains have resumed

PRASA says it’s working to restore services on routes hardest hit by theft and vandalism during lockdown

By Nokulunga Majola - 25 August 2020

Thousands of long-term child centre jobs on the line

Early childhood development centres countrywide protest for assistance from Social Development Minister

By Nokulunga Majola - 21 August 2020

This Grade 11 learner walks 20 km to and from school daily

“By the time they get to school, they are tired, thirsty and hungry from walking”

By Nokulunga Majola - 18 August 2020

Wear a mask or face a fine, taxi associations warn drivers

“We are pleading with them to always wear their masks, sanitise and wash their hands before and after every trip”

By Nokulunga Majola - 30 July 2020

Durban is “waging war” on the poor during a pandemic, says shack dweller movement

Homes demolished in Cato Manor

By Nokulunga Majola - 29 July 2020

Family of 13 living in a shack have “tried everything” but “there are just no jobs”

“I am trying my best to get them a house or a decent place to live in,” says ward councillor

By Nokulunga Majola - 29 July 2020

Municipality hands over RDP houses without water, toilets or electricity

Beneficiaries of the housing project say they’ve been battling since they moved in four years ago

By Nokulunga Majola - 28 July 2020

Cooking up a storm: restaurant staff protest across South Africa

Curfew and alcohol ban cited as major factors as the industry sheds thousands of jobs

By Zoë Postman, Nokulunga Majola, Ashraf Hendricks, Joseph Chirume and Lucas Nowicki - 22 July 2020

Unemployed Cato Crest women start chicken farm to feed their families

“We are determined to make a success of this”

By Nokulunga Majola - 20 July 2020

Long queues for Covid-19 relief grants

Post Office urges people to wait for an SMS confirming funds are available

By Nokulunga Majola - 14 July 2020

Homeless people in lockdown complete computer training

Organisation says graduates can get typing jobs or work at an internet cafe

By Nokulunga Majola - 3 July 2020

Protesters against gender-based violence complain of being manhandled by police

Arrested demonstrators were crammed into vans and kept together in a cell for breaking Covid-19 regulations

By Nokulunga Majola - 2 July 2020