Dennis Webster

Jo’burg’s public transport systems not ready yet for coronavirus

Early studies suggest that the Covid-19 can survive up to three days in droplets that are coughed or sneezed on to surfaces

Moving towards undoing Joburg’s spatial apartheid

The Nodal Review might transform South Africa’s biggest city. Implementing the new policy, which has the potential to open wealthy suburbs to impoverished residents, is the challenge

Seven lean years in the Northern Cape

As the Karoo hopes for an end to its worst drought in a generation, the region’s history may hold important lessons for its future

Ferrero workers challenge zero hours contracts

Chocolate factory workers say employment contracts without guaranteed working hours have had devastating consequences for their lives. Now, they’re fighting back

Why South Africa is the world’s most unequal society

The label is used so often it runs the risk of monotony. A new report sheds light on the full, multidimensional nightmare of South African inequality

Unemployment in South Africa is worse than you think

The unemployment figures in Statistics South Africa’s latest quarterly report are shocking, but 3.5-million people are missing from the official count

The workers who won’t snitch

Despite a legal obligation to inform on their comrades, workers across the country are refusing to do so, resulting in dismissal

Gautengers move to shacks and gated estates

Shacks have increased by 204.7% and gated houses by 248.8%, showing a widening gap in the kinds of homes built in the country’s most populous province

Constantia leaves bitter aftertaste

Behind the facade of the renowned brand is alleged labour abuse and chemical misuse

Look to owners and state for ‘bad buildings’

The government has left housing in Jo'burg's inner city in the hands of the private sector.

Clean sweep of the poor is not constitutional

In its bid to rid the city's intersections of beggars and traders, Jo'burg is criminalising the poor.

Press Releases

Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world