Covid-19 curfew and alcohol ban leave sex workers battling

“In our line of work business thrives during the night”

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26 January 2021

Activists demand affordable housing in Johannesburg inner city

Some landlords increased rent in some buildings by 200% during the hard lockdown, says activist

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2 December 2020

Apartheid-era crime of incitement declared unconstitutional

Law used to charge Julius Malema infringes freedom of expression

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30 November 2020

Transport employees face retrenchment three months after court victory

In August, the Constitutional Court ordered that 66 workers be insourced by the Road Traffic Management Corporation

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25 November 2020

In damning judgment, court calls for Road Accident Fund to be liquidated

RAF officials and attorneys told Judge Denise Fisher that cases were settled, but she smelt a rat

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17 November 2020

300 people have been living in shipping containers for 10 years

Homes built for Soweto hostel residents in 2010 will have to be demolished and rebuilt

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17 November 2020

Can you smoke dagga before work?

A CCMA ruling suggests you can so long as it doesn’t impair your performance

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2 November 2020

Snaking queue for Covid grants in Soweto

“I heard the government extended the grant for three months, but I am still waiting for my first payment to be approved”

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22 October 2020

Housing protest after Gauteng “delivers nothing” on 2018 promise

Protesters want to know what happened to the Rapid Land Release Program

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22 October 2020

Extinction Rebellion picket Standard Bank over oil pipeline finance

Protesters say the bank is contradicting its endorsement of the Paris Climate Agreement

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9 October 2020

Millions in Lottery money spent on football exhibition with limited public access

We visited the exhibition at the FNB stadium and it is not apparent how this cost R7 million

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9 October 2020

What’s the limit for free speech? Concourt to hear Qwelane case

Civil society organisations have made court submissions on both sides of the debate

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15 September 2020

Alexandra gogo feeds families that “fell through the cracks” during lockdown

Sylvia Mvumvu makes food packages at her home

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28 August 2020

Soweto households have been without power for six weeks

Eskom says substation will be fixed by Friday afternoon

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21 August 2020

Concourt efficiency is declining

Average time for judgment takes over six months now compared to less than four months in 2017

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17 August 2020

Makhubele defends herself at Zondo Commission

Judge sees no conflict with her appointment while chairing PRASA board

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6 August 2020