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Protesters extort cash and goods from immigrant shopkeepers

“I always give them two litres of paraffin for burning tyres during protests”

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 21 March 2019
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Ten eviction attempts but land occupiers rebuild in Tembisa

“I was in shock. I didn’t expect them to be so brutal”

By Zoë Postman - 15 March 2019
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SANDF refuses to re-accommodate immigrants it evicted in Marievale

“They want to break my family apart,” says evictee

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 14 March 2019
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JHB waste pickers face routine harassment

“A lot of people don’t appreciate what we are doing for them”

Text by Christopher Clark. Photos by Shaun Swingler. - 12 March 2019
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Unions must be included in steering committee to fix PRASA

Transport union argues for train safety as ticket controller stabbed by a commuter

By Barbara Maregele - 8 March 2019
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PRASA officials implicated in corruption asked to make court submissions

Court rules that a trial isn’t needed, but Lucky Montana and others must have an opportunity to give their side

By Zoë Postman - 8 March 2019
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Community health workers blockade Gauteng Department of Health

Workers have not given up the fight to be made permanent employees

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 6 March 2019
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A teenager was sexually violated at her school in October 2015. Her teachers, the principal, and the Gauteng education department all failed her

Family is suing for R1.5 million

By Lee-Anne Bruce and Sheena Swemmer - 27 February 2019
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Gauteng community health care workers reject contracts

R3,500 a month is not enough, says workers’ forum

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 22 February 2019
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Immigrants targeted in Alexandra housing battle

Vigilantes accused of throwing families out of RDP housing

Text by Christopher Clark. Photos by Shaun Swingler. - 21 February 2019
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Farmers, miners and immigrants battle for land at old Vlakfontein mine

Moses Skosana has no title deed although he has been farming on the old mine compound for eight years

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 19 February 2019
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The men who make a living from an old gold mine dump

“The gold is right here in the soil”

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 14 February 2019
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After years of fruitless job searching, Ayanda Kunene decided to create his own work

“There are so many people in our community who are unemployed yet we still see rubbish lying around”

By Zoë Postman - 13 February 2019
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Wits accuses protesters of having a political agenda

Student leaders call off protests

By Zoë Postman - 8 February 2019
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Police, private security clash with students in Johannesburg

Ministry sets up task team to resolve issues

By Zoë Postman and Barbara Maregele - 6 February 2019
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Wits students say they will not eat until their demands are met

Dispute over admitting students with debt

By Zoë Postman - 5 February 2019