Articles by Liezl Human

Farm worker’s housing case in court this week

Drakenstein municipality accused of breaching its Constitutional obligations

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5 August 2020

“We lived better on the farms” says evictee

Families tell of hardship since being relocated from a farm to an informal settlement in Wellington

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10 July 2020

Zackie Achmat calls for activism against Covid-19

Veteran activist receives award for AIDS work

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3 July 2020

How we count our dead during Covid-19

From 6 May to 23 June, at least 4,000 South Africans died because of the pandemic

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2 July 2020

Lockdown has worsened pressure on foster care system, says Social Development

About 129,136 foster care orders will expire on 26 November 2020

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30 June 2020

Civil society steps in to monitor complaints against the police and army

Earlier lockdown restrictions prevented many people from reporting abuses, says activist

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15 June 2020

Health department boss calls for investigation into Glenda Gray

But leading scientist comes out in defence of MRC president

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22 May 2020

Dunoon leaders say they were not consulted on de-densification plans

Provincial government says stakeholder engagement will take place on Thursday

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21 May 2020

Doubts over Compensation Fund’s ability to pay out for Covid-19 claims

However, the Fund’s glitchy computer system is at last showing some improvement

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18 May 2020

Huge delays in Covid-19 test results

Doctors express concern that results are so late they are not clinically useful

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8 May 2020

Covid-19: Teachers alarmed over schools reopening

Social distancing is a precondition for the reopening of schools, says union

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6 May 2020

Fruit packhouse continues operations after Covid-19 scare

Department of Health acted swiftly in screening and testing at fruit packhouse

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24 April 2020

How the Western Cape is responding to Covid-19

We had an advantage over countries in the North “because we had the opportunity to observe them, the trajectory of their epidemic, their mistakes”

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16 April 2020

Covid-19: Safety ramped up at Ceres fruit packhouse as employee tests positive

Rush to screen workers from Nduli in Ceres where first case was logged this week

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16 April 2020

Family facing eviction rejects municipality’s Wendy house

Court document shows that house was supposed to be “a standard two bedroom brick and mortar structure with indoor sanitation facilities”

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6 April 2020