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Barbara Maregele

Barbara Maregele

    Skwatsha: Western Cape could be testing ground for land expropriation
    Skwatsha: Western Cape could be testing ground for land expropriation
    Deputy Minister of Rural Development and Land Reform Mcebisi Skwatsha has said government is considering expropriating land without compensation to...
    CPS drops its rate for social grant payments
    CPS drops its rate for social grant payments
    For now, Cash Paymaster Services (CPS) is prepared to charge the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) R45 to pay social grants in cash,...
    Over 5 million social grant beneficiaries to pay R10 “bank charge”
    Over 5 million social grant beneficiaries to pay R10 “bank charge”
    Over 5.4 million beneficiaries who collect their social grants at ATMs and shops using their South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) cards...
    Sassa to start paying grants through Postbank in February
    Sassa to start paying grants through Postbank in February
    The South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) will for the first time make electronic payments to approximately two million social grant...
    A sickening state of affairs at Pollsmoor prison
    A sickening state of affairs at Pollsmoor prison
    During his four months in the remand section of Pollsmoor Prison last year, Mvelisi Sitokisi was not only forced to default on taking his antiretroviral (ARV) medication but also contracted tuberculosis (TB)....
    Victory for consumers as court rules against salary deductions
    Victory for consumers as court rules against salary deductions
    Single mother and sole breadwinner Lisinda Bailey became tearful after Western Cape High Court Judge Siraj Desai declared that deductions,...
    Manenberg school highlights public versus private education debate
    Manenberg school highlights public versus private education debate
    Unlike most other independent or private schools, The Leadership College in Manenberg, one of Cape Town's most gang-ridden...
    Report legal team, says advocate in landmark garnishee case
    Report legal team, says advocate in landmark garnishee case
    A group of creditors used "trickery" to have emolument attachment orders served on unsuspecting consumers, attorney Anton Katz SC told the court on...
    Court overturns Pillay's suspension from Sars
    Court overturns Pillay's suspension from Sars
    Labour Court Judge Annelie Basson has ordered the South African Revenue Services (Sars) to reinstate suspended deputy commissioner Ivan Pillay with...
    Sars deputy commissioner's suspension 'unlawful'
    Sars deputy commissioner's suspension 'unlawful'
    Lawyers for suspended South African Revenue Service (Sars) deputy commissioner Ivan Pillay, have argued that the "unlawful" action was an...
    No quarter given in Glebelands hostel struggle
    No quarter given in Glebelands hostel struggle
    Sitting on a worn-out green sofa outside Durban's giant Glebelands hostel, Thulani Kati describes in graphic detail his alleged torture by a special...
    Lonmin interdicts 'unrest' report
    Lonmin interdicts 'unrest' report
    Lonmin has defended its high court bid to head off the release of highly critical research findings on its South African operation by arguing that...