Articles for James Stent

A few words in honour of Mkhuseli Sizani

Former GroundUp reporter embodied journalism’s finest ideals


Obituary | 23 September 2023

Thabo Bester escape: international spotlight on G4S

Canadian pension fund questioned on investment in prisons company

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News | 4 May 2023

The Presidential Employment Stimulus has been a huge success, so why isn’t it a priority?

The massive, ambitious programme offers participants - and the economy - real hope


News | 24 April 2023

Activists take Parliament to court over PRASA

#UniteBehind says Ethics Committee has failed to act


Parliament | 18 April 2023

New vaccine will save thousands of children from dying of pneumonia

Trial of vaccine to prevent RSV was led by Wits vaccinologist Shabir Madhi and showed 82% efficacy


News | 6 April 2023

Is PRASA using lawyers unlawfully?

Rail agency uses firm not on its legal panel despite warnings by National Treasury


News | 3 April 2023

G4S booted from control of Mangaung prison after Thabo Bester escape

Prison department says that the director of Mangaung prison has lost control of the facility

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News | 30 March 2023

NEHAWU strike appeal succeeds in part

Labour Appeal Court has harsh words for the union, the government and the police

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News | 13 March 2023

Vavi rubbishes Jim’s recall manoeuvre

“No right to recall” says Vavi, who has never been a NUMSA member


Brief | 9 March 2023

Irvin Jim moves to push Zwelinzima Vavi out of SAFTU

Vavi has brought NUMSA “into disrepute”, according to letter


Brief | 8 March 2023

National minimum wage up by 9%. But soaring food costs means this is not enough, say unions

Call for Department of Employment and Labour inspectors to enforce the minimum wage law


News | 2 March 2023

PRASA board strikes back against whistleblower

Martha Ngoye will apply for the certification and enforcement of her arbitration award


News | 20 February 2023

Tribunal against ex-PRASA chair Judge Makhubele set for next week

It has taken three years for the Judicial Conduct Tribunal to hear complaints against “PRASA judge”


Brief | 16 February 2023

Literacy crisis deepening in South Africa, says new report

Children are far behind in learning to read and it is getting worse


News | 7 February 2023

Corruption-buster found not guilty of all charges levelled at her by PRASA

Martha Ngoye vindicated as holes poked in testimony of PRASA’s witness


News | 1 February 2023

President urged to sack PRASA’s board and hand over passenger rail

Activist group #UniteBehind sets mid-February deadline for demand to fix PRASA


News | 25 January 2023