Economy

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

Nelson Mandela Bay probe into tenders leaves small business owners unsatisfied

The service provider who previously made the 30% allocation is “under investigation”

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Brief | 15 March 2022

Rubbish piles up in Cape Town’s townships as residents fight over jobs

The City says it is making efforts to upgrade the jobseekers’ database

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Feature | 9 March 2022

Budget 2022 will reinforce inequality

Less money for public schools and health care, but tax breaks for corporates and individual taxpayers

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Opinion | 3 March 2022

Small businesses demand 30% share of Gqeberha municipal tenders

Protesters march through city centre

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Brief | 23 February 2022

SAFTU protests for R1,500 Basic Income Grant

Zwelinzima Vavi says that the R350 Covid relief grant doesn’t even buy a daily loaf of bread

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News | 11 February 2022

City of Cape Town promises to fix vandalised Khayelitsha market

Toilets are filthy, lights have been stripped, roofs are broken

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News | 25 January 2022

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

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