ECONOMY

Immigrants in Gqeberha say they live in fear after Cele and Mbalula’s remarks

“They came here to fan xenophobia” says informal trader

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22 October 2021

Steel federation says 6% wage increase offer is final

CEO says sector has lost over 50,000 jobs this year alone

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15 October 2021

Steel strike continues as NUMSA members reject SEIFSA offer

Investigation ongoing into security guards accused of using live ammunition on striking workers

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14 October 2021

Bongie Mahlangu started a thriving business despite the Covid pandemic

During the Covid-19 lockdown about 2.9 million people, mostly women, lost their jobs according to the NIDS CRAM survey.

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12 October 2021

Vavi calls for general strike to support metal workers

Employers say NUMSA’s demands will force companies to close

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8 October 2021

Hundreds block Malmesbury’s streets over “unaffordable” utility bills

Swartland municipality says its already written off more than R14.9 million in irrecoverable debt

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5 October 2021

Not such a dirty business: Two Diepsloot entrepreneurs create jobs from rubbish

Diepsloot in Johannesburg has become a dumping ground for rubbish. Parts of the township look unsightly. But two residents are turning a messy situation into a job-creation opportunity that removes rubbish.

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17 September 2021

Informal waste reclaimers get World Wildlife Fund award

But the African Reclaimers Organisation says they have still not been integrated into the City of Johannesburg’s waste management plan

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8 September 2021

Joburg’s informal traders call for police to stop confiscating their goods

Traders pay between R1,600 and R3,000 to retrieve their stock

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20 August 2021

R350 Covid grant is too little and excludes too many, research report finds

Grant is used up on basic services that should be free

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28 July 2021

Gauteng informal traders feel the aftermath of July unrest

“We are not making money and our fridges at home are empty. We can’t carry on like this,” says Kwa Mai Mai Market food seller

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26 July 2021

Small traders suffering as a result of Cape Town taxi violence

“When the taxi drivers shoot at each other, we lie on the ground next to our stock”

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23 July 2021

Duped and desperate loan seekers bring class action against online scammers

“Wily confidence tricksters” shut down in action led by Stellenbosch law clinic

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22 July 2021

When will the taxi violence end, asks Cape Town commuter desperate to get to work

The government must step in and stop the strike, otherwise we will lose our jobs, says store cashier

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21 July 2021

Cape Town commuters terrorised by taxi war

82 people murdered this year and buses shot at

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19 July 2021

“If you loot, you will meet the long arm of the law after we catch you” warn taxi operators

A convoy of taxis made its way through several townships in Kariega on Wednesday, urging people to refrain from looting

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14 July 2021