ECONOMY

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Former employees to lay charges over provident fund deductions

“It’s a messy situation” wife of Proexec owner tells court

By Barbara Maregele - 11 October 2018
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Homeless poorly treated in Bedfordview

People living on the street say they will resist smear campaigns and persistent attempts to have them removed

By Ian Broughton - 8 October 2018
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Street vendors accuse Buffalo City of empty promises

“There is no support offered to us, although formal businesses get so much attention from the metro.”

By Chris Gilili - 4 October 2018
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Scrap metal yards: “the people’s bank”

As unemployment grows, scrap metal dealers have increased

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 25 September 2018
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Sea Point company’s owners in legal trouble for failing to pay provident fund

Proexec’s former employees say company failed to pay their provident fund contributions into the fund

By Barbara Maregele - 4 September 2018
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Herds of cows, grunting pigs, chickens and goats invade RDP yards

“We know we are not supposed to live with cattle, but where else can we go?” asks elderly resident

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 27 August 2018
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Our businesses are collapsing because of criminals, say traders

Informal traders march to Parow police station

By Vincent Lali - 24 August 2018
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Washing municipal bins a new business in Dunoon

Bulela Moloi had a bright idea and created four jobs

By Peter Luhanga - 21 August 2018
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Muti traders protest after fire

Report on blaze could lead to closure of Durban Herbal Market

By Nokulunga Majola - 2 August 2018
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Durban street vendors “overlooked and undermined” by government

New report suggests local municipalities could do much more to support informal traders

By Nomfundo Xolo - 25 July 2018
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COSATU calls for VAT increase to be scrapped

Treasury says it is reviewing list of zero-rated items

By Aidan Jones - 17 July 2018
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Rusape residents refuse to pay rates until they get services

Councillor blames Zimbabwe’s struggling economy for lack of funds

By Bernard Chiguvare - 11 July 2018
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After the grape season ended, my landlord cast me out

Homeless seasonal grape pickers continue to occupy Kraaifontein land

By Vincent Lali - 11 July 2018
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Informal traders march against by-law amendments

Traders say the proposed changes will impede on their ability to earn a living

By Nomfundo Xolo - 6 July 2018
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Vrygrond recycling centre threatened with closure

City goes to court to close premises on land at centre of land occupation

By Thembela Ntongana - 8 May 2018
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I love it here, says dump site resident

Families living next to New England landfill say they can walk to collect their groceries

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 30 April 2018