UNEMPLOYMENT

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

Sophiatown residents’ 20-year battle for services and housing

City says it can’t provide services on land it does not own

By Tariro Washinyira - 24 June 2020

Edcon business rescuers ask for 157% increase

Union objects and will approach Ministry of Trade and Industry

By Tania Broughton - 23 June 2020

Teenagers sell fruit and vegetables to help family make ends meet

“Our mother has taught us to work extra hard because we are immigrants”

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 17 June 2020

Workers take PE municipality to CCMA

Union wants Nelson Mandela Bay to implement a resolution made in 2018 to employ workers permanently

By Mkhuseli Sizani - 12 June 2020

“We are not doing any business” says street vendor

Report finds 70% of households in poor neighbourhoods source food from informal sector

By Zoë Postman - 9 June 2020

“Our people cannot be treated like napkins”: public works programme challenged in court

Johannesburg Expanded Public Works Programme workers want to be made permanent

By Elna Schütz - 2 June 2020

Covid-19: Only 488 of over 5,000 artists who applied for relief were paid

Thousands of people in the creative arts don’t expect venues to reopen until 2021

By Steve Kretzmann - 29 May 2020

18,000 jobs lost in wine industry – Vinpro

Union says its inundated as “unscrupulous farmers” terminate workers’ contracts.

By Sadé Allcock - 29 May 2020

Alcohol ban creates flourishing black market for Ghanaian whisky

“Selling whisky sachets and cigarettes is the only option l have at the moment”

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 29 May 2020

SASSA applicants camped outside Mdantsane office

“I noticed that most people getting served were those who had camped here the night before, so I decided to join them”

By Johnnie Isaac - 27 May 2020