Articles for James Stent

Police union unexpectedly leaves SAFTU

SAFTU “clueless as to the reasons that may have caused SAPU’s exit”

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Brief | 1 December 2022

How an honest PRASA worker turned down corrupt money and helped uncover fraud

Over R9-million worth of bogus claims processed in just six months - in a scheme that could run back to 2014

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News | 18 November 2022

Setback for NUMSA’s insolvent funeral insurer in court battle

3Sixty Life to remain under curatorship as court dismisses appeal application

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Brief | 16 November 2022

Magistrate accused of bias in eviction case

Venice Burgins had made her views on Communicare clear in social media posts. Yet she failed to recuse herself from a case involving the social housing company.

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News | 9 November 2022

The student activist who gaslit workers and cost them their jobs

31 sacked security guards have asked UCT for forgiveness after being misled by Sibusiso Mpendulo

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News | 10 October 2022

3Sixty Life to appeal curatorship ruling

Yashoda Ram says she remains curator of the funeral insurance company

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Brief | 6 October 2022

Court confirms curatorship for NUMSA’s funeral insurer

Judge Fiona Dippenaar appoints new curator

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News | 3 October 2022

Fate of NUMSA’s funeral insurance company hangs in the balance

Six-month wait for High Court decision on 3Sixty Life curatorship

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News | 27 September 2022

These graphs show PRASA’s disastrous state

No trains, no hope? We show just how bad things are at PRASA.

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Analysis | 21 September 2022

Leaked documents show how government wants to tackle unemployment

Presidency and National Treasury describe plans for our “employment first” future - and what social grants are acceptable to the government

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News | 9 September 2022

Ethics committee urged to act against MPs over PRASA collapse

Formal complaint laid by #UniteBehind which wants six MPs expelled from Parliament

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News | 31 August 2022

ITHUBA campaign raises troubling questions for Twitter

How did a disguised advertising campaign trend to number one in South Africa? And how often does this happen?

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News | 25 August 2022

NUMSA spokesperson in defamation row

Phakamile Hlubi-Majola claims Ruth Ntlokotse “wants to destroy NUMSA”

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Brief | 18 August 2022

SAFTU and NUMSA clash as shutdown looms

Metalworkers union forbids its federation from discussing congress contempt case, but SAFTU says no

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News | 16 August 2022

Spain investigates corrupt “too-tall trains” sale, while South Africa has taken no action

Five years of “disturbing” inaction by the Hawks and NPA

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News | 11 August 2022

Vital court case on NUMSA’s future postponed

A full day has been set aside for the Labour Court in Johannesburg to hear the case next week

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Brief | 10 August 2022