COVID-19

Post offices “overwhelmed” with Covid-19 recipients

Over 1.3 million people have been approved for the special Covid-19 Social Relief of Distress grant in KwaZulu-Natal

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6 November 2020

Court rejects urgent bid to extend top-up grants

Millions of beneficiaries need the top-up to get by, argued Black Sash

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2 November 2020

People pay R50 bribe to post office staff to get their R350 Covid-19 grant

Women cry from hunger and sleep outside waiting to be served

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2 November 2020

Covid-19: Excess deaths for second week running

But the current surge is not nearly as bad as July

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29 October 2020

How the Western Cape responded to Covid-19

And how we are moving forward to create jobs

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29 October 2020

Covid-19 grant extended to January

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

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28 October 2020

School that grows its own food feeds hundreds daily

Levana Primary is located in Cape Town’s economically depressed Lavender Hill

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26 October 2020

Covid-19: After weeks of calm, excess deaths are increasing

Latest Medical Research Council mortality report shows clear spike

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22 October 2020

Snaking queue for Covid grants in Soweto

“I heard the government extended the grant for three months, but I am still waiting for my first payment to be approved”

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22 October 2020

Covid-19: Getting the messaging right

If we keep it simple, adherence should be better

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22 October 2020

Covid grant extension is a lifeline for asylum seekers

Over 7,000 have applied since August

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15 October 2020

Striking workers call for boycott of Clover SA products

The company says Covid-19 has made a difficult trading environment worse

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14 October 2020

Grooms and stable owners head to CCMA

The struggling racing industry is beset with labour conflict

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14 October 2020

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

No answers and no communication from management since 10 September

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13 October 2020

Nearly two million learners still not receiving meals at school

Education department is expected to submit a detailed plan to court this week

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13 October 2020