Wed, Sep 29, 2021

How South African Wineland Workers Used Global Networks to Fight for...

Echoes of apartheid-style exploitation of workers have resurfaced in recent years in South Africa. Debates around these malpractices were given fresh impetus four years...
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15% of South Africa’s Wealth is in the Hands of just...

Just 3,500 people – 0.01% of the population – own 15% of total wealth in South Africa, according to a new study. And, there...
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Eskom Doubles Maintenance Work as Demand Drops During Lockdown

As South Africa enters Day 7 of a nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, Eskom has announced that it will double maintenance work at its plants. “With the...
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How to Access the Monthly COVID-19 Grant in South Africa

The South African government has outlined the process for the application of the COVID-19 Social Relief of Distress Grant for individuals who are currently...
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Over 15,000 Farmers Approved for COVID-19 Fund in South Africa

More than 15,000 small-scale farmers in South Africa have been approved for the COVID-19 Agricultural Disaster Fund, says Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development...

Unfair Game: SA’s Captive-Breeding Shame Aired in Harrowing UK Exposé

South Africa's captive-bred lion industry will go down in history as one of the most shameful wildlife disasters ever created by humans on earth....

More Money For COVID-19 in South Africa But No Spending Strategy

The supplementary budget tabled last week by South Africa’s finance minister, Tito Mboweni, whose primary objective was to make more money available for the...
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Loadshedding Suspended in South Africa After Units Returned to Service

Loadshedding, which hit most of South Africa during the coldest week in winter, has been suspended from 10 p.m. tonight, Eskom announced, saying it...
Gunmen hijack delivery of sensitive Lotteries Commission documents outside DA offices

Millions of Rands in Lottery Funding for Mysterious Music Festival

The National Lotteries Commission (NLC) has given more than R15 million in funding to a dormant organisation in rural Limpopo, some of it for...
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Can This Man Save South Africa’s Trains?

If you listen to the challenges facing Bongisizwe Mpondo, your first thought is, who in their right mind would want his job? They are...