Articles by Masego Mafata

At least two arrested during standoff between police and SAFTU in Cape Town

Hundreds picket on Wednesday over mass retrenchments, wage freezes and budget cuts among other things

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News | 24 February 2021

Home Affairs considers scrapping male and female ID numbers

Gender activists welcome draft new identity management policy, with some reservations

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News | 18 February 2021

Activists demand transparency over Covid-19 vaccine roll out

Right2Know pickets outside Gauteng health department

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Brief | 17 February 2021

Police use pepper spray against Covid-19 grant queue in East London

Desperate rush to collect grants as deadline looms

By Nombulelo Damba-Hendrik, Mkhuseli Sizani, Thamsanqa Mbovane, Masego Mafata, Lloyd Dyongman and Marecia Damons

News | 29 January 2021

Community and mining company clash over vanadium-rich land

Residents of Mononono village in North West take on Ikwezi Vanadium

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Feature | 28 January 2021

Court upholds new charge against Zimbabwean journalist

Hopewell Chin’ono was arrested along with two others for speaking out against police brutality on social media

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Law | 13 January 2021

Kensington housing renovated by “exceptional artisans” from informal settlement

Body corporate hires unemployed local artisans

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News | 17 December 2020

Two police officers in court for shooting Hanover Park father

A community worker is worried that the shooting will cause violence in the community

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News | 14 December 2020

Sex work activists demand answers from Human Rights Commission

They claim that a complaint lodged in August about sex worker Robyn Montsumi who died in police custody has gone unanswered

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Brief | 11 December 2020