UNEMPLOYMENT

Hundreds of Clover workers picket outside Department of Trade

Workers have been on strike since November 2021

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News | 13 January 2022

Striking Clover workers to get overdue bonuses by Friday

Workers across the country have been on strike for eight weeks

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Brief | 11 January 2022

Qunu residents’ hopes dashed by failed government project

Government’s R8-million Integrated Energy Centre has not lived up to any of its promises

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News | 2 December 2021

Protesters in Gqeberha threaten company for employing immigrants

#PutSouthAfricansFirst protesters accused of putting people’s lives in danger

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News | 26 November 2021

Eastern Cape women abandon vegetable gardens to collect scrap for cash

“Everything here in Qunu has collapsed after Madiba passed away”

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News | 22 November 2021

Tax the rich, demand budget protesters

Unions and organisations call for a basic income grant

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News | 11 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

Grant beneficiaries are paying R100 of their R350 to jump the queue

“We are not forcing anyone to pay the money. We are creating jobs for ourselves”

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News | 27 October 2021

Labour Minister promises “mobile office” to rural Limpopo villages

People are sleeping outside offices to avoid long queues

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Brief | 20 October 2021

Human Rights Commission asked to look into post-apartheid forced removal

255 people live in dire circumstances in “Soweto” in Mthatha after they were forcefully relocated in 2012

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News | 18 October 2021

Steel federation says 6% wage increase offer is final

CEO says sector has lost over 50,000 jobs this year alone

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Brief | 15 October 2021

Waiter who lost his job during lockdown now runs his own pizza takeaway

Takesure Ranjisi makes pizza and sells it from a container in Walmer township

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Brief | 12 October 2021

Makhanda dumpsite occupiers say they have nowhere else to go, as municipality tries to upgrade it

Company awarded R20m to refurbish the site. But a dispute with a subcontractor threatens the project.

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News | 7 October 2021

Little Zimbabwe community grimly struggles on

Mostly undocumented immigrants live in leaking shacks without sanitation, water or electricity in this small informal settlement in Marabastad, Pretoria. But they say they are happy to be left in peace

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News | 6 October 2021

Hundreds block Malmesbury’s streets over “unaffordable” utility bills

Swartland municipality says its already written off more than R14.9 million in irrecoverable debt

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Brief | 5 October 2021

Protesters accuse SASSA officials of bribery

They also demand improved Social Relief of Distress Grant application process

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Brief | 4 October 2021