Immigrant shop owners plead to be allowed to continue trading in Diepkloof

“All we want is to operate our shops and look after our families”

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18 June 2021

Families left homeless in Tsakane after 60 shacks demolished

Occupiers say they were tired of their pleas for housing “falling on deaf ears”

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18 June 2021

Domestic workers celebrate workplace gains

“There are still a number of our rights that are not recognised. We still have to fight”

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18 June 2021

Dispute over quality of prison food

Correctional services say claims by Prisoners at Leeuwkop Maximum Prison are “nowhere near reality”

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11 June 2021

Shoddy maintenance and safety concerns at Joburg’s landmark market

Human Rights Commission to investigate the Johannesburg Property Company’s management of Kwa Mai Mai

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3 June 2021

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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2 June 2021

Spaza shop owners accuse police of stealing their cash

Diepsloot police say they confiscated R63,000. The shop owners claim it is more than double that amount

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31 May 2021

Sex workers march in Johannesburg calling for decriminalisation

Protesters also want safe spaces for women in the city

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28 May 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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28 May 2021

Sefako Makgatho University workers end three-week strike

Workers agree to 4.5% wage increase

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27 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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26 May 2021

JHB social housing flats shoddily built, say residents

Beneficiaries blame developer for poor workmanship and maintenance issues

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24 May 2021

Covid funds for artists: Public Protector intervenes

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

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20 May 2021

Immigrants must also get land, say shack dwellers

Residents accuse community leaders of corruption and excluding immigrants from getting stands for houses

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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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19 May 2021

Constitutional Court orders Minister of Police to pay torture victims

Two men were detained for eight months for murdering a family. They didn’t do it.

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19 May 2021