UCT students start occupation to protest financial exclusion

The university says there are over 1,600 students with debt, amounting to R88 million


12 March 2021

Market stalls built by municipality left to rot for years

Giyani hawkers want to know why stalls were never allocated


23 February 2021

“God always puts something out for us” says scrap collector

Even shack fires can be an opportunity


22 February 2021

Unemployed people wait in vain at company gates

Job-seekers in Germiston sit outside major local employer hoping for work


17 February 2021

Desperate job-seekers are falling victim to fake employment offers

Fraudsters demand money for fees and police clearance checks

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16 February 2021

Civic farming campaign opposes Philippi Horticultural Area development

Proposed massive urban development opposed by small farmers


12 February 2021

How a group of widows found a way to earn a living

But they could use some help to protect their tools from being stolen


8 February 2021

Protest against dismissal of Volkswagen shop stewards

Company says a disciplinary inquiry was held and that workers admitted to making false claims


3 February 2021

Muizenberg buzzing after Covid-19 beach ban lifted

Food vendors, car guards and surf shops back in business


2 February 2021

Beaches open again, but damage has been done, say informal traders

Having missed the peak tourist beach season, vendors want the government to help them recover


2 February 2021

No booze, less meat: taverns feel the pinch of Covid-19 ban

“There is no business at the moment, it is bad”


27 January 2021

To bee or not to bee: South African beekeepers face tough odds

Chinese imports, too few trees, not much government support: it’s hard to get a buzz out of your hive these days


22 January 2021

Covid-19 beach closures hit small businesses in Plettenberg Bay

Plett Tourism says tourism has dropped by half


19 January 2021

Minimum wage should go up 4.5%, says Commission

Domestic workers should earn the same by 2022, say majority of commissioners


7 December 2020