Unemployment

Hundreds march to demand Ramaphosa address Basic Income Grant at SONA

Civil society organisations want R350 SRD grant increased to R1,447

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Brief | 2 February 2023

Cape Town suburbs where homeless people count

Through the Streetscapes project, homeless people are running surveys, earning an income, and changing lives

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News | 18 January 2023

Eco-friendly fast food deliveries create jobs for young people

Green Riders employs young people in Dunoon on e-bikes

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Brief | 13 December 2022

Cape Town mother has to beg for money to buy nappies for her disabled son

15-year-old Donnel, who has hydrocephalus, wants to go to school

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News | 15 November 2022

“We begged them not to take our belongings”

Homeless community removed from Gqeberha’s Grahamstown Bridge

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Brief | 11 November 2022

Xhora Mouth in the Eastern Cape is starting to thrive

The making of a vibrant village

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Feature | 2 November 2022

Dismissed guards ask UCT to insource them

“Unfair discrimination” say 31 dismissed security guards, conned by student activist, as they approach UCT’s COO to be insourced

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Brief | 1 November 2022

Homeless: Hundreds volunteer to count people living on the streets of Tshwane

This will help give more accurate data and steps needed to assist homeless people in the metro

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News | 21 October 2022

Call for Treasury to tax the rich to pay for a Basic Income Grant

“Government has ignored poor and marginalised people for too long”

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News | 18 October 2022

Limpopo shopping mall closed by protesters demanding jobs

Road closed and learners miss school

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Brief | 13 October 2022

About 7.5 million people receive the R350 grant

Social Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu also announces top-up grant for relatives caring for orphans

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News | 11 October 2022

Changing the way a town views its car guards

The Abakhuseli Skills for Life project currently works with about 40 car guards across Makhanda

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News | 4 October 2022

Exploitation of car guards cannot continue unchallenged

“Nobody pays to work, yet if I do not pay to work, they will just get the next person”

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Opinion | 7 September 2022

Unemployed youths march in Musina to demand jobs

“When will I get a chance to benefit” asks jobless 25-year-old

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Brief | 1 September 2022

Basic Income Grant: how it would work

Research shows the grant can help end hunger and also contribute to economic growth

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Debate | 31 August 2022