Articles by James Stent

Will Covid-19 vaccines bring life back to normal in 2021?

Vaccinating tens of millions of people will be very difficult

By and

26 November 2020

PRASA has R23 billion in unspent capital

But passenger rail agency is turning the corner, minister tells Parliament


25 November 2020

High death rate in African Covid-19 intensive care units

Hospitals across the continent have few resources. A new study shows the consequences.


20 November 2020

Judge in Woodstock eviction case concerned about “spatial apartheid”

Atlantis was going to be a hub, said Judge Sher, but now “people are stuck out there with great unemployment and social problems”


18 November 2020

Bromwell Street: Residents want emergency accommodation near city

City argued that providing social or temporary housing in the inner city would take time


17 November 2020

Appeal of Tafelberg judgment delayed

Cancellation of sale agreement between Western Cape government and the school that bought the property has not been finalised


13 November 2020

Collapsed travel agency owes millions to customers and staff

Liquidators’ first report on STA Travel paints grim picture


11 November 2020

Judge Makhubele is suspended … but still hearing cases

It is unclear why a judge facing impeachment was chosen to hear new matters concerning the executive


10 November 2020

Elsies River youth start garden to feed their community

The pair are set to start a larger garden in the area soon


5 November 2020

Covid-19 grant extended to January

But top-ups to other grants will come to an end, Finance Minister announces


28 October 2020

7,000 jobseeker applications handed to City of Cape Town

SAMWU and Assembly of the Unemployed demand permanent jobs


28 October 2020

After years of missing deadlines government wants 18 more months to solve foster grant crisis

Tens of thousands of children yet again at risk of losing their grants


22 October 2020

Employees and customers left in the lurch by Swiss-owned STA Travel

No answers and no communication from management since 10 September


13 October 2020

Court trashes corrupt Siyangena-PRASA contracts

Judges find company to be complicit in “impropriety and maladministration”


9 October 2020

Foster-care bill will bring relief to thousands

Long-awaited, it is expected to be passed next week


7 October 2020

Scathing judgment against Department of Social Development

Imbumba Association for the Aged to be paid for care of elderly during lockdown


2 October 2020