Trade union accuses ActionSA of inciting striking Pikitup workers
/ 20 May 2024

Trade union accuses ActionSA of inciting striking Pikitup workers

The waste management company’s services are not operational in 10 of the 12 depots around Johannesburg because of protest action

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Job schemes and broken dreams
/ 10 April 2024

Job schemes and broken dreams

Plans like the one announced by employment and labour minister Thulas Nxesi won’t move the needle on joblessness

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Déjà vu as Multi-Party Charter unveils economic plan
/ 30 January 2024

Déjà vu as Multi-Party Charter unveils economic plan

In trying to provide an alternative to the ANC, the new political grouping has fallen into old traps

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City of Joburg still waiting for Bree explosion to be declared a disaster to get funding
/ 17 January 2024

City of Joburg still waiting for Bree explosion to be declared a disaster to get funding

Businesses struggle to survive as progress in the R196m reconstruction of the street remains at a standstill

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EXPLAINER: Musical chairs in the City of Johannesburg
/ 9 May 2023

EXPLAINER: Musical chairs in the City of Johannesburg

At the 2021 local government elections, neither of the two biggest parties got a mandate to govern alone in Johannesburg

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City of Tshwane council implosion gathers momentum
/ 13 March 2023

City of Tshwane council implosion gathers momentum

ActionSA has terminated the membership of one of its prominent councillors and the multi-party coalition is expected to name a mayoral candidate soon

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A bus trip from Zimbabwe to South Africa is through the belly of corruption
/ 18 September 2022

A bus trip from Zimbabwe to South Africa is through the belly of corruption

The broken Zimbabwe economy and political system are too much of a push factor for xenophobia and Aaron Motsoaledi to stop people seeking refuge in Mzansi

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Rights group Seri closes over online threats after it prevented the eviction of street traders
/ 2 August 2022

Rights group Seri closes over online threats after it prevented the eviction of street traders

The Socio-Economic Rights Institute alleges the threats came after public statements by ActionSA city councillor Nkululeko Mbundu

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Editorial: Morally bankrupt ANC should step aside
/ 29 July 2022

Editorial: Morally bankrupt ANC should step aside

The ANC, heads to this weekend’s policy conference more concerned with pushing back on attempts to improve governance than finding solutions to the many structural fault lines that have been so crudely exposed by our economic deterioration since the outbreak of the pandemic

Dudula vigilante group has the ANC stamp of approval
/ 1 April 2022

Dudula vigilante group has the ANC stamp of approval

Despite warnings that vigilante organisations can become xenophobic and violent, the ruling ANC says the more grassroots groups like these, the better

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ANC faces toughest poll test of the democratic era
/ 31 October 2021

ANC faces toughest poll test of the democratic era

It’s the economy, stupid — but also service delivery and corruption. The ANC asks voters to forgive past sins, while the EFF tries to consolidate itself with wild promises of a socialist utopia

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The Democratic Alliance and illiberal liberalism’s glass ceiling
/ 16 October 2021

The Democratic Alliance and illiberal liberalism’s glass ceiling

The DA appears to have abandoned its ambitions of 2016 and is set to lose further ground in the upcoming elections

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Election manifestos: ‘The environment will remain a loser’ under ANC, DA, EFF
/ 13 October 2021

Election manifestos: ‘The environment will remain a loser’ under ANC, DA, EFF

Addressing climate change is largely absent in the three major parties’ election manifestos

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