South Africans in Saudi who missed their flight still have hope

The department of international relations announced that 93 South Africans have been repatriated. But others are still waiting to get back home

South Africans in Saudi fear they will miss their flight home

As jobs dry up, South Africans living in Saudi Arabia have little choice but to leave

Employers are now compelled to claim Covid-19 relief from the UIF

In the first weeks of the lockdown, workers reported that they had been left with nothing to survive on as their employers failed to apply to the UIF

Pick n Pay workers lose their jobs for ‘striking’ during the lockdown

A group of workers have been dismissed, but they insist they never embarked on industrial action in the first place

Grassroots mobilisation is key to fighting an outbreak

As health workers in the DRC deal with the news that Ebola has not yet been defeated, they reflect on the lessons the epidemic has taught them

The Covid-19 burial problem for South Africa

The government’s plan to deal with the pandemic and its aftermath includes managing ‘the challenges of bereavement’ that will accompany large-scale deaths

Waste pickers reclaim their power

Reclaimers have not been deemed essential workers amid the Covid-19 lockdown, threatening their already precarious livelihoods. But they will not let each other starve

Not a sweet deal, Mister

Mister Sweet workers say they will not risk their health, and the lives of others, to continue producing and packaging confectionaries

Disquiet on precarious front line

Last week community health workers were described as ‘troops on the ground’. But these front-line workers say they don’t have resources to fight Covid-19 if it rages through townships

Slice of life: Living her own life again

'It was hard to survive without performance'

Under lockdown SA’s working poor is just poor

Last week, the International Labour Organisation warned that the economic fallout of the coronavirus outbreak would have a devastating effect on global working poverty

Covid-19: ‘Unemployment benefits will not be extended to the informal sector’

Almost three million workers are not covered by measures implemented by the department of employment and labour to lessen the economic effects of the coronavirus

Press Releases

Covid-19 and Frontline Workers

Who is caring for the healthcare workers? 'Working together is how we are going to get through this. It’s not just a marathon, it’s a relay'.

PPS webinar Part 2: Small business, big risk

The risks that businesses face and how they can be dealt with are something all business owners should be well acquainted with

Call for applications for the position of GCRO executive director

The Gauteng City-Region Observatory is seeking to appoint a high-calibre researcher and manager to be the executive director and to lead it

DriveRisk stays safe with high-tech thermal camera solution

Itec Evolve installed the screening device within a few days to help the driver behaviour company become compliant with health and safety regulations

Senwes launches Agri Value Chain Food Umbrella

South African farmers can now help to feed the needy by donating part of their bumper maize crop to delivery number 418668

Ethics and internal financial controls add value to the public sector

National treasury is rolling out accounting technician training programmes to upskill those who work in its finance units in public sector accounting principles

Lessons from South Korea for Africa’s development

'Leaders can push people through, through their vision and inspiration, based on their exemplary actions'

Old Mutual announces digital AGM

An ambitious plan to create Africa’s biggest digital classroom is intended to address one of the continent’s biggest challenges — access to education

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