Unemployment

Get us jobs, contract workers tell Gauteng Premier

The contracted workers were awarded compensation of up to R24,000 by the Labour Court. They refused to accept this and instead are demanding jobs.

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News | 27 May 2024

Mineworkers disrupt COSATU May Day rally in Soweto

“What are we celebrating, when we are losing our jobs?”

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News | 2 May 2024

Agricultural hubs create work and hope for hundreds

But Industrial Development Corporation funding for the project in KwaZulu-Natal is coming to an end

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News | 24 April 2024

The Big Issue is secure again

After months of uncertainty the magazine has survived a R600,000 cyber theft

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Brief | 18 April 2024

City of Cape Town won’t bend jobs policy, councillor tells Imizamo Yethu protesters

Development Forum says cleaning jobs are not going to young people from the area

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News | 14 March 2024

Waste pickers create their own recycling centre

Talks to integrate informal waste reclaimers with the City of Johannesburg’s waste management have gone nowhere for three years

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News | 12 March 2024

Unemployed doctors march to Union Buildings

They are calling for the president to intervene and make sure medical professionals are employed

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Brief | 26 February 2024

Fiery end to Green Point tent city

The homeless community was evicted on Thursday

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News | 22 February 2024

Unemployed doctors march to Department of Health

They demand permanent jobs and no budget cuts to healthcare

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Brief | 12 February 2024

People queue from 2:30am at Goodwood Labour office

The department encourages the use of its online system but many can’t use it

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News | 23 January 2024

Recipients blocked from getting R350 grant after fraudsters change their cell numbers

SASSA says the SRD grant has placed a massive burden on the agency and plans to implement new software to help prevent fraud

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Brief | 16 January 2024

Retrenched eThekwini workers shot at with rubber bullets while marching to ANC offices

The workers’ contracts under the public employment programme were terminated in October when the City ran out of funds

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Brief | 11 January 2024

Eastern Cape traders shut down by municipality over festive season

More than 40 stalls and containers were demolished and removed from main road in Cacadu

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News | 10 January 2024

The informal brick makers of Dordrecht

“We are only working to put food on the table, nothing else” says Tinashe Mandobe who has made bricks in the small Eastern Cape town since 2004

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News | 7 December 2023

The Big Issue might have to shut down after R600,000 cyber scam

It was a targeted attack, says cyber security firm probing the theft from the magazine’s account

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News | 30 November 2023