Budget: social grants go up, but not as much as inflation

Covid grant budget slashed by R8-billion


News | 22 February 2023

Here’s who qualifies for Cape Town’s indigent support and lower rates

The City says it helps more than 40% of households with free basic services


News | 14 September 2022

Farm workers demand wealth tax for the 1%

Women on Farms protest outside Parliament ahead of budget speech


Brief | 23 February 2022

Tax the rich, demand budget protesters

Unions and organisations call for a basic income grant

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News | 11 November 2021

Credit regulator fails to explain why it has withdrawn action against controversial money lender

Moneyline had been accused by Black Sash of using social grants as collateral for loans


News | 8 November 2021

Elections 2021: Witzenberg a ‘model municipality’ tarnished by poor waste management and unemployment

Budget choices in Ceres favouring the administrative centre over neighbouring towns littered with potholes and sewage

Text and Photos by Steve Kretzmann

News | 30 June 2021

At least two arrested during standoff between police and SAFTU in Cape Town

Hundreds picket on Wednesday over mass retrenchments, wage freezes and budget cuts among other things

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News | 24 February 2021