Articles for Masego Mafata

Open Charlotte Maxeke Hospital now, demand health workers

Province offers reason for why more money was not made available to hospitals that picked up the additional patient load

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News | 20 February 2022

Charlotte Maxeke closure is placing “severe strain” on Helen Joseph

The Gauteng Department of Health has taken over the reconstruction of the hospital from the provincial Department of Infrastructure Development

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News | 18 February 2022

No secure access to water in Limpopo villages in spite of Lindiwe Sisulu’s R143m pledge

About R105 million has been spent, R43 million of it on water tankers

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News | 18 February 2022

Township grannies learn to be tech-savvy

goGOGOgo teaches elderly persons in Alexandra, Johannesburg how to navigate smartphones and the internet

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News | 16 February 2022

Nothing has changed in Alexandra, says Human Rights Commission

City of Johannesburg and provincial government have not responded to Commission’s July 2021 report

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News | 15 February 2022

Striking workers claim they were attacked at Clover plant

One worker in hospital since Monday

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News | 10 February 2022

Security guards and cleaners at Gauteng hospitals demand permanent employment

Union members say they are exploited and lack job security under private companies

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News | 2 February 2022

Immigrant traders in Gauteng fear for their safety after wave of xenophobic attacks

City of Johannesburg promises that traders allocated spaces will not be harassed or attacked

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News | 2 February 2022

Vavi vows to “scale up the fight” against Clover

This follows yet another breakdown in negotiations

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News | 1 February 2022

Striking Clover workers march through Sandton and picket at Israeli trade office

Police are investigating the death of a security guard during the strike

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News | 27 January 2022

Activists lobby President to make Covid grant permanent

Following a meeting with organisations last week, the presidency acknowledged the impact the grant has had in reducing poverty and hunger

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News | 26 January 2022

R23 million Joburg library still closed after three years

City says JDA must hand it over, but JDA says it was handed over in 2018

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News | 21 January 2022

Workers and security guards clash outside Clover plant

Union says several workers were injured

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News | 19 January 2022

Striking workers remove Clover products from shop shelves

The workers have been on strike since November last year

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News | 18 January 2022

Protesting Orange Farm residents want special needs school converted to a mainstream one

Parents complain that learners living in the nearby informal settlement have to cross the busy Golden Highway to get to school

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News | 14 January 2022

Hundreds of Clover workers picket outside Department of Trade

Workers have been on strike since November 2021

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News | 13 January 2022