Articles for Chris Gilili

Domestic workers urge Ramaphosa to sign compensation bill into law

The legislation was sent to the president more than two months ago

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Brief | 2 December 2022

Freedom Road – an empty promise

For years Madibeng Municipality has said it will fix Itireleng’s main thoroughfare, but nothing has been done

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Brief | 29 November 2022

African women demand voice at climate change summits

“We need concrete solutions for climate change now”

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Brief | 18 November 2022

25,000 people live in Tshwane’s squalid apartheid hostels

Broken windows, filthy and broken toilets, terrible stink: the hostels are crumbling and there’s no money to fix them

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News | 16 November 2022

City of Joburg breaks promise on R23-million library

Lehae Library has never opened

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Brief | 11 November 2022

City of Johannesburg commits to addressing homelessness

“We cannot blame homelessness on the people experiencing it” says academic

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Brief | 4 November 2022

After two years the Ga-Rankuwa to Pretoria train is running again. We tried it

PRASA says it’s still working to get the Pretoria to Johannesburg line running again

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News | 28 October 2022

Homeless: Not nearly enough shelters in Johannesburg

“Life is hell on the streets. It’s the survival of the fittest”

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News | 27 October 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

Gauteng learners crammed into classrooms but department says there’s no crisis

Some learners are being taught under trees

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News | 18 October 2022

COSATU members march for workers’ rights

“There’s a job bloodbath but no plans by the government to create jobs” says union

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News | 7 October 2022

Two teachers’ unions agree to 3% wage increase

SADTU and NAPTOSA reluctantly accept government offer

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Brief | 6 October 2022

EFF branch chair encourages land occupation in Tshwane

The party has “allocated” 439 plots on municipal land in Ga-Rankuwa Industrial area to people

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Brief | 30 September 2022

Government has snubbed us here in Gomora, says 72-year-old Samson Maleka

No toilets, no water, no electricity in Tshwane settlement after 18 years

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News | 28 September 2022