Articles by Elna Schütz

Yoruba protest for independence in Pretoria

About 100 people march to Nigerian embassy


2 October 2020

Global Climate Strike action planned for Friday

“Our lives matter more than profit” says climate activist


24 September 2020

Protesters call for Moloto Rail Corridor to be built

“Many lives will be saved, convenience will be brought to people’s lives, and economic stimulation for our locals will happen”


12 September 2020

Reopen events, say Gauteng entertainers

“There’s no food anymore. There’s no income.”


11 September 2020

Groote Schuur doctor describes her day in a Covid-19 ward

“The reality is the beds are full and people are dying”


15 July 2020

United Civil Society in Action sues GroundUp and the National Lotteries Commission

Case brought after GroundUp exposed dodgy grants and looting of funds


17 June 2020

“Our people cannot be treated like napkins”: public works programme challenged in court

Johannesburg Expanded Public Works Programme workers want to be made permanent


2 June 2020

Covid-19: What if you get sick? Advice on how to plan for it

While most people will get mild symptoms only, it is important to plan


29 May 2020

How women’s shelters are coping with lockdown

“We couldn’t handle each other” in a small home


5 May 2020

Covid-19 preparations are in place say Gauteng hospitals

There’s agreement to use private hospital beds for public sector patients should the need arise


20 April 2020

Eviction hearings to continue during Covid-19 epidemic

It will be business as usual at most courts


17 March 2020

Lottery supporters march against journalists who exposed corruption

Memo calls on Ebrahim Patel not to suspend the National Lottery Commission’s board


6 March 2020

Official report into Bloemfontein prison reveals mistreatment of inmates

Report released after a long legal battle


3 March 2020

Judges award punitive cost order against PRASA for delay in multi-billion rand Siyangena case

#UniteBehind calls for PRASA’s Administrator to be held liable for part of the legal fees


24 February 2020