UNEMPLOYMENT

Homeless people in lockdown complete computer training

Organisation says graduates can get typing jobs or work at an internet cafe

By Nokulunga Majola - 3 July 2020

Protesters demand jobs at Durban university

DUT says they will meet with community members on Thursday

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 1 July 2020

Police fire stun grenade at workers protesting in PE

Three people were arrested during the scuffle on Monday

By Thamsanqa Mbovane - 29 June 2020

Immigrant tradesmen accuse police of harassment

Johannesburg Metro police say they are enforcing Covid-19 regulations

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 25 June 2020

Sophiatown residents’ 20-year battle for services and housing

City says it can’t provide services on land it does not own

By Tariro Washinyira - 24 June 2020

Edcon business rescuers ask for 157% increase

Union objects and will approach Ministry of Trade and Industry

By Tania Broughton - 23 June 2020

Teenagers sell fruit and vegetables to help family make ends meet

“Our mother has taught us to work extra hard because we are immigrants”

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 17 June 2020

Workers take PE municipality to CCMA

Union wants Nelson Mandela Bay to implement a resolution made in 2018 to employ workers permanently

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 12 June 2020

“We are not doing any business” says street vendor

Report finds 70% of households in poor neighbourhoods source food from informal sector

By Zoë Postman - 9 June 2020

“Our people cannot be treated like napkins”: public works programme challenged in court

Johannesburg Expanded Public Works Programme workers want to be made permanent

By Elna Schütz - 2 June 2020

Covid-19: Only 488 of over 5,000 artists who applied for relief were paid

Thousands of people in the creative arts don’t expect venues to reopen until 2021

By Steve Kretzmann - 29 May 2020

18,000 jobs lost in wine industry – Vinpro

Union says its inundated as “unscrupulous farmers” terminate workers’ contracts.

By Sadé Allcock - 29 May 2020

Alcohol ban creates flourishing black market for Ghanaian whisky

“Selling whisky sachets and cigarettes is the only option l have at the moment”

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 29 May 2020

SASSA applicants camped outside Mdantsane office

“I noticed that most people getting served were those who had camped here the night before, so I decided to join them”

By Johnnie Isaac - 27 May 2020

“My business will never be the same again” says Duduza spaza shop owner

Ward councillor urges all business owners in need of help to apply for assistance

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 27 May 2020

Low-income families are spending more on food since March, says report

“We have to accept that we now face a massive hunger crisis”

By Justin Brown - 26 May 2020