ECONOMY

Treasury to bail out Northern Cape municipality over unpaid workers

Court gives Eskom go-ahead to recoup R105 million

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News | 21 January 2022

Universal social security is now a matter of urgency

Government must implement a policy for either a basic income grant or a grant for unemployed people

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Opinion | 3 December 2021

Stellenbosch University hosts 16km walk to pay off students’ debt

The #Action4Inclusion campaign was started in 2020 and hopes to raise R2 million by Christmas to help those who can’t afford registration, accessing marks and other material

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Brief | 29 November 2021

New gym in Khayelitsha offers members unique “personal training” regimen

Ekasi Dynamik Fitness opened in October

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News | 26 November 2021

Catastrophic decline in the South African music industry

Once seen as a vital growth point with huge export potential, our music industry is a tiny shadow of its former self, and Covid is not the main culprit

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Feature | 24 November 2021

Local manufacture of army’s new uniforms will create jobs

SANDF says uniforms will be 100% made in SA

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News | 3 November 2021

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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News | 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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Brief | 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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News | 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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Video | 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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News | 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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Brief | 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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Video | 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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News | 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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News | 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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News | 28 July 2021