UNEMPLOYMENT

Twenty arrested after shops of foreign nationals looted and torched

Human rights groups have criticised government’s inaction to deal with xenophobic attacks

By Lwazi Nongauza - 31 July 2020

Residents’ association wants activist’s soup kitchen closed

“Feed them in their areas” says association chairperson

By Tariro Washinyira - 31 July 2020

“I can’t even feed my children” says unemployed farmworker

Seasonal workers take farm owner to CCMA for “unfair dismissal and illegal eviction”

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 30 July 2020

Family of 13 living in a shack have “tried everything” but “there are just no jobs”

“I am trying my best to get them a house or a decent place to live in,” says ward councillor

By Nokulunga Majola - 29 July 2020

24 arrested in protest against Pietermaritzburg ward councillor

“I was chosen by people of ward 29 not by a few individuals” says ANC’s Spha Madlala

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 28 July 2020

At least four arrested during #ServeUsPlease protest

Police use a water cannon and stun grenades to disperse about 200 peaceful protesters

By Ashraf Hendricks and Zoë Postman - 24 July 2020

Cooking up a storm: restaurant staff protest across South Africa

Curfew and alcohol ban cited as major factors as the industry sheds thousands of jobs

By Zoë Postman, Nokulunga Majola, Ashraf Hendricks, Joseph Chirume and Lucas Nowicki - 22 July 2020

Workers in Cape wine industry face “job massacre”

Over a dozen wine farms are taking government to court over the new blanket ban on alcohol sales

By Tania Broughton - 21 July 2020

Unemployed Cato Crest women start chicken farm to feed their families

“We are determined to make a success of this”

By Nokulunga Majola - 20 July 2020

KZN hospital shut down, patients evacuated

“Thanks for the opportunity but we will not be commenting” says provincial health department

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 17 July 2020

Truck drivers protest against employment of immigrants

Civic organisations warn of risks of xenophobia

By Joseph Chirume - 7 July 2020

Cash-strapped farm owner removed roof to force out farm dwellers

Owner says families broke agreement to leave made six years ago

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 7 July 2020

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