Articles by Julia Evans

Covid-19: Massmart workers told to “self-isolate” after protests

Workers are demanding answers over job losses and changes to employment conditions

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Brief | 2 June 2021

Schools urged to provide food parcels for learners

Children are missing meals on days they are not at school because of Covid-19 shifts

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News | 28 May 2021

“We don’t want money, we want jobs”: Ekurhuleni workers go to court

The City’s former employees want employment contracts, not the compensation awarded to them by the Labour Court

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News | 26 May 2021

Covid funds for artists: Public Protector intervenes

“Artists are not seen as employees but as freelancers” says performer

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Brief | 20 May 2021

Vaccine scheduling glitch makes some over-70-year-olds very happy

Sandton centre briefly opens for walk-in vaccinations, back to normal scheduled appointments from Thursday

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News | 19 May 2021

“The air we breathe is killing us”: “Deadly Air” case finally goes to High Court

Environmental organisations want the government to compel coal mining companies to stop polluting communities on the Highveld

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Law | 17 May 2021

Paddling to progress: The Soweto Canoe and Recreation Club

Zanentlantla Mbala says he doesn’t know what would have become of him without the club

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Feature | 14 May 2021

The only weightlifting club in Soweto is changing lives

Started in 2019, Lifting Dreams is running out of space

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Photo Essay | 26 April 2021

All in a day’s work for reclaimers in Gauteng

Waste-pickers are responsible for collecting 80 to 90% of used packaging and paper that is recycled in South Africa

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Photo Essay | 26 April 2021

Hillbrow residents move nearly 500 tons of trash from their derelict building

Massive clean-up at Florence House

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Photo Essay | 16 April 2021

Refugee musician gives Johannesburg children the opportunity he didn’t have

Pianist Amisi Mubale teaches children at Lorentzville safe space

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Photo Essay | 8 April 2021

Unions join artists in protest over Covid-19 relief funding

Protesters want to know why more than R200 million has still not been allocated

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Brief | 31 March 2021

Eight years later, housing department’s promise has still not been kept

Micheal Simelani was approved for RDP housing in 2012 and is still waiting

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News | 24 March 2021

Students barricade universities in Johannesburg and Gqeberha

Protests against debt escalate

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News | 15 March 2021

NPA says there is insufficient evidence to prosecute students arrested during protests

Government announces plan to allocate funds to NSFAS to assist students

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News | 11 March 2021

NSFAS delays: “We can’t study with an empty stomach” says student

University of Johannesburg extends registration for NSFAS-funded students

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News | 4 March 2021