Articles for Masego Mafata

Hundreds of Clover workers picket outside Department of Trade

Workers have been on strike since November 2021


News | 13 January 2022

JHB parents queue to place their children in schools

MEC Lesufi says number of unplaced learners is down to 700 this year compared to 35,000 last year


News | 12 January 2022

Alexandra’s residents clean up township

Government welcomes community forum’s effort


Brief | 15 December 2021

Government isn’t doing enough to protect and support whistleblowers, report finds

Corruption Watch releases report to mark International Anti-Corruption Day


News | 10 December 2021

Staff at Charlotte Maxeke hospital ask President to intervene

“We need a firm plan and a dedicated budget”


News | 7 December 2021

Researchers surveyed schools in a Gauteng township. This is what they found

Activists launch campaign against overcrowding


News | 29 November 2021

The minister, the Lottery boss and the luxury R5.6 million home

The strange story of the house Fikile Mbalula offered to buy

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Feature | 29 November 2021

Long queues at Home Affairs in spite of minister’s promise

But provincial manager claims “Home Affairs has declared war on queues”

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Photo Essay | 29 November 2021

Cancer patients wait up to five years for treatment in Gauteng, say health activists

They marched on Tuesday to demand that Gauteng Premier David Makhura intervenes


News | 23 November 2021

“We rely on dams and crocodile-infested rivers for water”

Limpopo villagers with limited access to water picket at Union Buildings on Thursday


News | 19 November 2021

JHB neighbourhoods battle without water

Water supplying company says it’s relying on residents without access to call them so a tanker can be dispatched


News | 17 November 2021

Principals are drowning in the education department’s admin demands

“I live in perpetual fear of missing deadlines and other principals say the same”


News | 12 November 2021

Health activists call for patent law reform

Patents prevent equal access to life-saving medicines, protesters say


News | 9 November 2021

Civil society calls on the public to stand up and fight corruption

Defend our Democracy announces anti-corruption week for 3 to 10 December


Brief | 9 November 2021

Credit regulator fails to explain why it has withdrawn action against controversial money lender

Moneyline had been accused by Black Sash of using social grants as collateral for loans


News | 8 November 2021

Survivors of apartheid violations sleep outside Constitutional Court

They want government to pay them reparations they believe are owed to them


News | 27 October 2021