Articles for James Stent

Corruption-buster found not guilty of all charges levelled at her by PRASA

Martha Ngoye vindicated as holes poked in testimony of PRASA’s witness

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News | 1 February 2023

President urged to sack PRASA’s board and hand over passenger rail

Activist group #UniteBehind sets mid-February deadline for demand to fix PRASA

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News | 25 January 2023

Cape Town suburbs where homeless people count

Through the Streetscapes project, homeless people are running surveys, earning an income, and changing lives

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News | 18 January 2023

New trains stand idle as PRASA fails to upgrade depots

Dodgy tender awards and settlement agreement have delayed upgrades

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News | 13 January 2023

How close is Cape Town to taking over commuter rail?

Fikile Mbalula has been ignoring the mayor’s letters. Activists are now threatening legal action against the transport minister.

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News | 20 December 2022

Police union unexpectedly leaves SAFTU

SAFTU “clueless as to the reasons that may have caused SAPU’s exit”

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Brief | 1 December 2022

How an honest PRASA worker turned down corrupt money and helped uncover fraud

Over R9-million worth of bogus claims processed in just six months - in a scheme that could run back to 2014

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News | 18 November 2022

Setback for NUMSA’s insolvent funeral insurer in court battle

3Sixty Life to remain under curatorship as court dismisses appeal application

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Brief | 16 November 2022

Magistrate accused of bias in eviction case

Venice Burgins had made her views on Communicare clear in social media posts. Yet she failed to recuse herself from a case involving the social housing company.

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News | 9 November 2022

The student activist who gaslit workers and cost them their jobs

31 sacked security guards have asked UCT for forgiveness after being misled by Sibusiso Mpendulo

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News | 10 October 2022

3Sixty Life to appeal curatorship ruling

Yashoda Ram says she remains curator of the funeral insurance company

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Brief | 6 October 2022

Court confirms curatorship for NUMSA’s funeral insurer

Judge Fiona Dippenaar appoints new curator

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News | 3 October 2022

Fate of NUMSA’s funeral insurance company hangs in the balance

Six-month wait for High Court decision on 3Sixty Life curatorship

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News | 27 September 2022

These graphs show PRASA’s disastrous state

No trains, no hope? We show just how bad things are at PRASA.

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Analysis | 21 September 2022

Leaked documents show how government wants to tackle unemployment

Presidency and National Treasury describe plans for our “employment first” future - and what social grants are acceptable to the government

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News | 9 September 2022

Ethics committee urged to act against MPs over PRASA collapse

Formal complaint laid by #UniteBehind which wants six MPs expelled from Parliament

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News | 31 August 2022