Latest articles on Alexandra Township

Khosa case: Going straight to the Constitutional Court isn’t always the right path

Even where the case is a strong one, direct access to the highest court is a route only in truly exceptional circumstances

Alexandra’s black market for booze under lockdown

Underground liquor has a long history in South Africa. Its next chapter is being written under the nationwide Covid-19 lockdown

The lockdown: South Africa’s test of its democracy

How South African citizens, the police and the army, and politicians behave during the 21-day lockdown will have far-reaching implications for our democracy

Jo’burg pool in the deep end

Residents complained about noise and bad behaviour so the gates were closed on weekends, a decision some see as racist

The suicidal effect of our ailing society

Millions of our fellow citizens are literally robbed of the opportunity to live meaningful lives

Linda Twala — the father of the nation of Alex

​Linda Twala was born to one of the original residents of Alexandra. He is now known as the father of Alex, a title he takes very seriously

Alex is a ‘disaster-in-waiting’ – Gauteng settlements MEC

Dikgang Uhuru Moiloa said lawlessness and disorder is a result of different stakeholders in the community not agreeing on how Alex should be developed

Alex inquiry: City of Joburg refutes residents’ claims

The inquiry's mandate is to investigate whether there are violations of the rights contained in the Bill of Rights as related to people in Alexandra

‘The development of Alex has been arrested’ inquiry hears

During the protests, residents shed light on the failed Alexandra Renewal Project, which had an alleged allocated budget of R1.6-billion

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Mask rules are not meant to ‘criminalise’ the public

Shop owners and taxi drivers can now refuse entry to people who defy mandatory mask-wearing regulations

Ramaphosa asks all South Africans to help to avoid 50 000 Covid-19 deaths this year

Calling this ‘the gravest crisis in the history of our democracy’, the president said level three lockdown remains, but enforcement will be strengthened

Watch it again: Ramaphosa on risk-adjusted strategy to manage Covid-19

The president's address comes after a number of meetings with Cabinet and the National Command Council

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Yvonne Chetty: a passion for an efficient public sector and mentoring

'Being affiliated to a professional body such as SAICA makes providing expert guidance and support to my colleagues that much easier'

Full-time Johannesburg-based CEO required for HI HOPES

An entrepreneurial, business-minded, impact-driven individual is sought to lead the organisation as it looks to scale and grow

Balwin properties and Absa launch South Africa’s first green home loan

Balwin Properties’ Edge registration of over 16 000 units was a global first, covering more homes than any single property developer in the world to date

Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

SAICA makes ongoing efforts to encourage the professionalisation of financial offices in private and public sector organisations

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

Cheque value bundles – real value

Most people do not pay much attention to what bank account they have and whether or not it is suited to their daily realities

Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

In addition to the cash benefits, you will receive special offers and exclusive deals from selected Absa Rewards partners

Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector

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