Covid-19: To get inside SASSA offices you must sleep outside, says grant applicant

Giving people blankets would make things worse, says SASSA official

By Ashraf Hendricks and Zoë Postman - 5 June 2020

Zoom can be used to negotiate retrenchments

The Johannesburg labour court has ruled that labour negotiations can take place using video conferencing facilities

By Tania Broughton - 5 June 2020

“We are not evicting the residents, we are relocating them” says councillor

Human rights lawyer condemns “forceful and unlawful” evictions by SANDF

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 5 June 2020

Living with cancer during Covid-19

A breast cancer patient shares her lockdown experience

By James Stent - 5 June 2020

Homeless sleep outside “incomplete” City shelter

City says group living outside the Culemborg shelter site is hampering its completion

By Lucas Nowicki and James Stent - 5 June 2020

“A bridge for my sweetheart”

Amos Khumalo built a footbridge for his community in Soweto

By Mosa Damane - 5 June 2020

Covid-19: Mother fears for disabled daughter’s life

Woman with debilitating co-morbidities lives with five people in a shack that has no toilet

By Buziwe Nocuze - 5 June 2020

Swartland police fire rubber bullets and teargas at shack dwellers

Silvertown residents are demanding basic municipal services

By Peter Luhanga - 4 June 2020

Covid-19: Workers at Kromberg & Schubert down tools

Employees demand factory cleaned and colleagues tested after worker tests positive for Covid-19

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 4 June 2020

Life in a shack when you’re in a wheelchair

Every day Nonceba Siyobi sits in the doorway of her home hoping a passerby will help her to the nearest toilet

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 4 June 2020

Covid-19: Union accused of “storming” hospital, putting staff and patients at risk

NEHAWU concerned about safety protocols at Kirkwood psychiatric hospital

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 4 June 2020

Truckers wait days to cross border into Zimbabwe

“Before lockdown it used to be almost two hours before I crossed into Zimbabwe”

By Bernard Chiguvare - 4 June 2020

Shack dwellers’ vegetable co-operative funds new toilets, masks and sanitisers

Vegetable gardens have changed life in Durban informal settlement

By Nokulunga Majola - 4 June 2020

“We want to love the police, but they don’t want to love or respect us”

Picket held outside Parliament in solidarity with US protests against police brutality

By Ashraf Hendricks - 3 June 2020

KZN scrambling to get school with no toilets and water ready for learners

KZN education MEC says infrastructure problems at Insika High could be resolved soon

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 3 June 2020

KwaMashu paramedics refuse to work until they’re tested for Covid-19

They have been told only symptomatic people would be tested, despite asymptomatic colleague testing positive

By Zimbili Vilakazi - 3 June 2020