ECONOMY

UCT students start occupation to protest financial exclusion

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

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12 March 2021

Market stalls built by municipality left to rot for years

Giyani hawkers want to know why stalls were never allocated

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23 February 2021

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

Even shack fires can be an opportunity

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22 February 2021

Unemployed people wait in vain at company gates

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

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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

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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

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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

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3 February 2021

Muizenberg buzzing after Covid-19 beach ban lifted

Food vendors, car guards and surf shops back in business

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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

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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”

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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

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22 January 2021

Covid-19 beach closures hit small businesses in Plettenberg Bay

Plett Tourism says tourism has dropped by half

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19 January 2021

Minimum wage should go up 4.5%, says Commission

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

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7 December 2020