Articles by James Stent

Lottery corruption: Has the Auditor General been missing in action?

Not a single dodgy deal uncovered by reporters has been dealt with by the state watchdog

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29 September 2020

Province and City to appeal Tafelberg judgment

Cape Town housing activists decry government decision

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22 September 2020

Hopes for new Cape Town restaurant after Covid-19 devastated industry

“Local everything” should be industry’s new focus, says restaurateur

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18 September 2020

Report shows how lenders prey on social grant recipients

Low-risk loans but high interest rates

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15 September 2020

The smell of fire hangs in the air in Imizamo Yethu

Bantu Dabula’s home has been burnt down three times

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10 September 2020

How Western Cape will check for a future Covid-19 surge

Large survey of pregnant women and people with HIV suggests a lot of Capetonians have already been infected

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4 September 2020

Tafelberg: Four years of battle

The campaign that led to a landmark court decision on housing

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2 September 2020

Victory for housing activists in landmark Tafelberg case

Court rescinds sale of land, orders City of Cape Town and Western Cape government to create new housing policy

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31 August 2020

Why don’t more homeless people go to shelters?

Most are full, say homeless people in response to City of Cape Town

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26 August 2020

No evictions or demolitions without a court order, judges rule

City of Cape Town told to return confiscated materials

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25 August 2020

SAHRC, EFF battle City of Cape Town over lockdown demolitions

Justices Allie and Meer reserve judgment

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22 August 2020

Old age homes on the brink of collapse as provinces cut funding

Some organisations go four months without subsidy from Department of Social Development

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11 August 2020

Makhubele defends herself at Zondo Commission

Judge sees no conflict with her appointment while chairing PRASA board

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6 August 2020

Job cuts, lock-ins, and fear: Domestic workers suffer Covid-19 squeeze

“Hunger is getting worse” says union official

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31 July 2020

Not introducing a Basic Income Grant could be “disastrous” says ANC report

Proposal is for R500 a month for everyone aged 18 to 59

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30 July 2020