Articles for James Stent

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

NUMSA: It’s Ruth Ntlokotse versus Irvin Jim in court

Labour Court to hear Ntlokotse’s arguments that the union’s elections were invalid and that Jim should be arrested

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News | 5 August 2022

NUMSA office-bearer “election” goes ahead despite interdict

Labour Court judge says decision to proceed with congress was “unwise”

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Brief | 28 July 2022

Delegates storm out of NUMSA conference

NUMSA must comply with its constitution, say protesters as congress continues without Mpumalanga delegates

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News | 27 July 2022

NUMSA’s interdicted national congress to proceed — but a court challenge looms

Journalists kicked out of conference centre

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News | 26 July 2022

Court halts NUMSA congress

Mass suspensions of dissenting office bearers ruled “invalid” and “unconstitutional”

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News | 23 July 2022

Activist accused of fraud returns “stored” furniture

Social Justice Coalition is investigating other purchases by Xolani Klaas, including iPhones and a laptop

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News | 21 July 2022

Doubts over PRASA’s commitment to uphold High Court corruption judgment

#UniteBehind seek to join Siyangena–PRASA case in the Supreme Court of Appeal after rail agency moves to reach settlement in corrupt contract

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News | 15 July 2022

GroundUp reporters hijacked and robbed

This was one of many car hijackings in Philippi and Nyanga this past week

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News | 8 July 2022

Social movement rocked by corruption allegations

Leader of Social Justice Coalition fails to explain expenditure on what appear to be personal items

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News | 23 June 2022

Public Protector overstepped in pension complaint, argues Treasury

Anti-apartheid activist Rose Sonto had his pension revoked. Treasury says it’s not its responsibility to review a decision of the Special Pensions Appeal Board

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News | 20 June 2022

New judge appointed for hearing into Makhubele’s conduct

JSC is yet to confirm a date for the Judicial Conduct Tribunal more than two years after it was established

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Brief | 14 June 2022