Articles by James Stent

Covid-19: Blood tests to be conducted on 19,000 people in nine provinces

HSRC releases details of nationwide survey


9 December 2020

Minimum wage should go up 4.5%, says Commission

Domestic workers should earn the same by 2022, say majority of commissioners


7 December 2020

New surveys may shed light on SA’s Covid epidemic

But have we tested too few people, too late?


4 December 2020

Judges in shack demolition case fail to reach agreement

Matter to be reheard by three judges of the Western Cape High Court


2 December 2020

South Africa has the best HIV policies, report finds

Progressive policies linked to drop in new infections in Southern Africa


1 December 2020

Will Covid-19 vaccines bring life back to normal in 2021?

Vaccinating tens of millions of people will be very difficult

By and

26 November 2020

PRASA has R23 billion in unspent capital

But passenger rail agency is turning the corner, minister tells Parliament


25 November 2020

High death rate in African Covid-19 intensive care units

Hospitals across the continent have few resources. A new study shows the consequences.


20 November 2020

Judge in Woodstock eviction case concerned about “spatial apartheid”

Atlantis was going to be a hub, said Judge Sher, but now “people are stuck out there with great unemployment and social problems”


18 November 2020

Bromwell Street: Residents want emergency accommodation near city

City argued that providing social or temporary housing in the inner city would take time


17 November 2020

Appeal of Tafelberg judgment delayed

Cancellation of sale agreement between Western Cape government and the school that bought the property has not been finalised


13 November 2020

Collapsed travel agency owes millions to customers and staff

Liquidators’ first report on STA Travel paints grim picture


11 November 2020

Judge Makhubele is suspended … but still hearing cases

It is unclear why a judge facing impeachment was chosen to hear new matters concerning the executive


10 November 2020

Elsies River youth start garden to feed their community

The pair are set to start a larger garden in the area soon


5 November 2020

Covid-19 grant extended to January

But top-ups to other grants will come to an end, Finance Minister announces


28 October 2020

7,000 jobseeker applications handed to City of Cape Town

SAMWU and Assembly of the Unemployed demand permanent jobs


28 October 2020