Articles by Kristine Liao

One third of domestic workers are still not registered for UIF

Employers cite problems with uFiling system


13 June 2019

Khayelitsha school plans to cut water bill by R50,000 a month

Design collective seeks to establish urban farms and sustainable infrastructure at township schools


12 June 2019

KZN district is beating the HIV epidemic

Eshowe has reached UN targets a year ahead of schedule


12 June 2019

Medscheme workers end strike

Compromise on performance bonus budget of R19 million


3 June 2019

Medscheme workers strike over bonus payment

NEHAWU has refused Medscheme’s proposal to distribute R14.7 million among its more than 4,000 employees nationally.


30 May 2019

Last minute reprieve for Khayelitsha dogs

Mdzananda Animal Clinic’s appeal for help gets positive response across city


23 May 2019

Garden for psychiatric patients struggles to find funding

Lentegeur Market Garden may not make it through the year

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21 May 2019

Minister promises to finalise District Six restitution plan in August

Two decades later, District Six claimants still have no idea when they’re going to receive restitution


17 May 2019

40% of Metrorail trains are out-of-service

And only half the rest have the standard 12 carriages


16 May 2019

Desalination plant ends contract with City of Cape Town

Waterfront’s dirty sea water causes dispute that is heading to court


15 May 2019

Dirty sea water brings Cape Town desalination plant to a halt

Desalination plant contractor said water was “40 times dirtier” than expected


6 May 2019

Workers’ Day: Cleaner dreams of running her own business

Zanele Tasana loves her work but wants to make more money for her grandchildren

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1 May 2019

Deadline for families facing eviction from Noordhoek land

Landowner Judy Sole offered each family R35,000


30 April 2019

Judge lodges complaint against judge

Judge Tuchten raised questions about Judge Makhubele’s role in a PRASA dispute. Now she accuses him of racism


30 April 2019

More people now qualify for legal aid

Substantial changes made to means testing to account for inflation and the rising cost of living


29 April 2019

Train arson suspect in court on Wednesday

Western Cape has increased its available train sets from 39 in December 2018 to 56 currently

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23 April 2019