National Arts Festival may go live again

Makhanda residents hoping for a better year


13 April 2021

Zimbabwean mother and daughter start veggie farm after losing jobs during lockdown

Jane Hozheri says they are making more money farming than in their previous jobs


24 March 2021

Gqeberha roads blocked by protesters demanding jobs

Unemployed Motherwell residents want to be prioritised by the Coega Development Corporation


17 March 2021

Bus drivers march to Department of Labour

Algoa Bus Company employees demand TERS money


9 March 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

Covid-19 grant: no new applications will be considered, says SASSA

Beneficiaries still hoping the grant will be extended after 31 January


28 January 2021

UIF applicants forced to break Covid-19 curfew rule

Some people say they queue from 3am outside Department of Labour offices in Port Elizabeth


27 January 2021

Covid-19 beach closures threaten the livelihoods of car guards

“This job gave me a sense of independence and pride”


25 January 2021

“I have tried all the tricks … but with no success” says frustrated Covid-19 grant applicant

Despite new Post Office system, snaking queues are the norm in Port Elizabeth


22 January 2021

Their mother died in 2018. Since then this family of five has survived on child support grants

There are over 30,000 child headed households in South Africa


18 January 2021

Covid-19: Long tightly packed queues outside labour department

People battling with online applications have flocked to local centres, causing overcrowding


14 January 2021

Kensington housing renovated by “exceptional artisans” from informal settlement

Body corporate hires unemployed local artisans


17 December 2020

Child drowns in Philippi dam

Community leader says they have been pleading for years for the area to be fenced


10 December 2020