Articles by Karabo Mafolo

Covid-19: Film makers say relief fund is too small and inaccessible for most

Important to push for local content, says studio boss


21 April 2020

Covid-19: “I’ve lost six months of my income” says musician

Government avails relief funds for performers out of pocket due to the lockdown


6 April 2020

“Scandal-ridden” Lottery chairperson to serve extra year

Alfred Nevhutanda will keep his position until November


30 March 2020

Covid-19: Some sex workers move online as SA heads into lockdown

SWEAT and Sonke call for fast-tracking of law reform and decriminalisation of sex work


27 March 2020

Race to clear foster care backlog before November

Department of Social Development’s backlog still huge as new deadline looms


18 March 2020

National Lotteries Commission refuses to release list of beneficiaries

NLC chairperson claims people are making money off the beneficiary list


10 March 2020

Education halted by protests over unpaid NSFAS allowances

Tertiary institutions across the country have experienced weeks of disruption. Some have resumed teaching.

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9 March 2020

Circus occupiers picket for housing

Occupiers are expected back in court next month


6 March 2020

Uber drivers face risk of cars being impounded

Backlog in processing means many have no operating licences


5 March 2020

Mbalula under fire following train arson

Eighteen coaches “gutted” at Cape Town station at a cost of over R60 million

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28 November 2019

IPID executive acknowledges that system has been abused

Directorate misses Parliamentary deadline


27 November 2019

UNHCR refugee protest stems from failures at Home Affairs

Long delays, inefficiencies and obstructionism causes frustration and anger among asylum seekers

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27 November 2019

Social Development asks for extension to clear foster care grant backlog

The battle to resolve the huge backlog dates back to 2011


20 November 2019

Patel’s spokesman dodges questions on Lottery

GroundUp told to rather focus on investment conference


13 November 2019

National Lotteries Commission grilled in Parliament

Questions asked about conflicts of interest and unfinished projects


6 November 2019