Workers struggle amidst post office failures

The appointment of business rescue practitioners for the South African Post Office has been ratified


News | 31 July 2023

Fired for getting stuck in lift: No prospect of success but minister fights on

Minister Kubayi has lost her bid for leave to appeal a Labour Court ruling that she reinstate a deputy director she fired


Law | 27 July 2023

Lawyers’ damning memorandum on Road Accident Fund

Attorneys for accident victims demand sweeping changes


News | 25 July 2023

Lottery promises to fight corruption

Minister Ebrahim Patel lays out measures that must be implemented


News | 17 July 2023

Khayelitsha residents fed up with years of delays in housing project

Planning for the Taiwan informal settlement upgrade started in August 2018 and construction of 4,500 “housing opportunities” will only begin next year


Brief | 27 June 2023

No one knows when building will restart on the Manenberg School of Skills

The construction tender was ruled invalid because of bungling by a Western Cape government department


News | 23 June 2023

Rural Eastern Cape flood victims left to fend for themselves

The homes of 25 families were destroyed in December 2022. They have received no help to date


News | 21 June 2023

R83-million and three and a half years later only one RDP house to show for it

Namibia Stop 8 Housing Project in Inanda started in 2019 and was meant to deliver hundreds of houses


News | 14 June 2023

Row over human settlement minister’s “lift” dismissal

Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi’s efforts to “clarify” what she called “misleading media reports”, sees her accused of “deliberately lying”


News | 12 June 2023

Petroleum bill is blind to the climate crisis

Petroleum resources development bill is “fatally flawed” and should be rejected, says the writer


Opinion | 5 June 2023

When you have to borrow R100 to get to a post office to draw your R800 salary

Closure of the Paterson Post Office in the Eastern Cape forces workers and pensioners to go to other towns


News | 18 April 2023

Calls mount for unused military and state land to be released for housing

Housing Development Agency slammed for inaction


News | 31 March 2023

NEHAWU members go back to work

Union ends strike, returns to negotiating table after deal with government


Brief | 16 March 2023

People queue from 4am to sort out their UIF

Cape Town labour centre serves 600 people a day. Many of them keep having to return


News | 20 February 2023

“A state of destruction”: Activists gather at SONA to demand an end to rolling blackouts

President Ramaphosa announces state of disaster to deal with energy crisis during his State of the Nation Address this evening


News | 9 February 2023

Appeal Court finds Cape Town’s emergency housing programme is not unconstitutional

Although it overturned the High Court ruling, the SCA granted the same relief


Law | 6 February 2023