Economy

Youngsters eke out a living carrying water for residents

Too hungry to stay in school, brothers dropped out in grade six

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News | 4 July 2022

As deadline approaches Zimbabweans face a stark choice: start from zero in a broken country or live undocumented in SA

From 1 January 2023, hundreds of thousands of Zimbabweans and their children will no longer be able to live, work and go to school legally in the republic

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News | 23 June 2022

Desperate for money, social grant recipients borrow from a surprising source

“I received my money yesterday but it’s already finished”

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News | 10 June 2022

Court moves against looters of R220-million in Covid funds

No reason to unfreeze bank accounts, judge rules

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Law | 6 June 2022

Young man’s idea pays off: the story of Lindo’s Fast Food

29-year-old Lindokuhle Msomi used his Covid grant to start a small business

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Brief | 2 June 2022

We can beat unemployment through state jobs schemes, says former Treasury official

South Africa can afford a much bigger public employment programme, argues top economist

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News | 25 May 2022

Vendor’s relief as permit payments suspended for another six months

Customers were lost during the Covid pandemic, says Claremont fruit and vegetable trader

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News | 24 May 2022

Video: Where others see trash, Anna and Harriet see treasure

Two entrepreneurs have been running a successful waste recycling business for over a decade

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Video | 9 May 2022

Huge factory building stripped bare in Hout Bay harbour while Public Works department dithers

Former Oceana fishmeal plant could have been used for a community project, says fisher

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News | 29 April 2022

Farm workers torch immigrant labour hostels, demand R30 an hour

Kirkwood and Addo towns shut down by protesters

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News | 22 April 2022

R9.3-million and nothing to show for Limpopo tourism project

Government says the project is discontinued

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News | 22 April 2022

Diepsloot business owners take on Gauteng Premier

New Act to invigorate the township economy won’t make a difference if basic services are not improved, business owners tell David Makhura

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News | 13 April 2022

E-hailing drivers stop work over safety and pay

“When you complain, you speak to robots”

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News | 23 March 2022

Stand-off at River Club between opposing First Nations groups

This follows judgment interdicting further development of Amazon’s headquarters

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Brief | 22 March 2022

PRASA has let Johannesburg train stations crumble into ruins

“Without a functioning train service, we are trapped here,” says Kliptown resident

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News | 17 March 2022

Meet Hendrick Chebanga, an artist who makes model cars

“I make anything with wheels or without wheels so long as they send me a photo”

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Video | 16 March 2022