Articles by Elna Schütz

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

Case brought after GroundUp exposed dodgy grants and looting of funds

By Elna Schütz - 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

By Elna Schütz - 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

By Elna Schütz - 29 May 2020
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How women’s shelters are coping with lockdown

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

By Elna Schütz - 5 May 2020
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Covid-19: Private hospitals close doors after staff test positive

Closing hospitals is “last resort”

By Elna Schütz - 4 May 2020
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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

By Elna Schütz - 20 April 2020
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Covid-19: ANCYL shuts down supermarket saying it lacked protective gear for workers

Police arrest one of the ANCYL group

By Elna Schütz - 3 April 2020
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Eviction hearings to continue during Covid-19 epidemic

It will be business as usual at most courts

By Elna Schütz - 17 March 2020
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Lottery supporters march against journalists who exposed corruption

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

By Elna Schütz - 6 March 2020
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Official report into Bloemfontein prison reveals mistreatment of inmates

Report released after a long legal battle

By Elna Schütz - 3 March 2020
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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

By Elna Schütz - 24 February 2020
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Report on prison torture allegations ordered to be released

Refusal by government to provide it was “unlawful and invalid” says judge

By Elna Schütz - 7 February 2020
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Pressure grows for Parliament to “get to the bottom” of accusations against Lottery

“The NLC’s game plan is to bully and threaten anyone who looks to make allegations or substantiate allegations against it,” says MP

By Elna Schütz - 5 February 2020
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Waste reclaimers in court over right to work

City of Tshwane asked to provide land suitable not only for living but for work

By Elna Schütz - 22 January 2020
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Fight for release of report on alleged prison torture

Security company wants report to be redacted if it is to be released

By Elna Schütz - 2 December 2019
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Mediation process offers hope to refugees in Pretoria

Criminal case against 189 could be dropped

By Elna Schütz - 28 November 2019