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

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

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

“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

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

Johannesburg garbage removal: reclaimers relieved that Pikitup’s R50 levy has been withdrawn

Although the decision has brought some relief, reclaimers still say they have not been made a part of the city’s recycling programme

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17 May 2021

Strike at Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University enters second week

NEHAWU is demanding a 6% pay increase; management initially offered 3.5%

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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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14 May 2021

PRASA loses application for leave to appeal reinstating executives

Judge finds grounds for appeal of Ngoye judgment “grossly misconceived”

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13 May 2021

Waste pickers’ livelihoods at risk in Johannesburg

Informal reclaimers say the expansion of Pikitup into recycling will leave them without an income

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7 May 2021

Man who knew he had Covid-19 but kept going to work was rightfully dismissed, says court

Employer criticised for poor enforcement of physical distancing

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3 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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26 April 2021