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Hawkers' fruit bruised by legislation
Hawkers' fruit bruised by legislation
Forty-five minutes pass while I wait anxiously for hawker Geoffrey Nemakonde on the sidewalk of busy Bree Street in the Johannesburg inner city....
Tshwane: 'There is no widespread harassment of hawkers'
Tshwane: 'There is no widespread harassment of hawkers'
As clashes between the Tshwane Metro police and informal traders intensified on Wednesday, the city has denied that its officers are harassing...
Pretoria hawkers protest against alleged abuse by police
Pretoria hawkers protest against alleged abuse by police
Hawkers in Pretoria threatened to make the city ungovernable on Tuesday if the Tshwane Metro police do not stop harassing them.
Tshwane metro police attack hawkers, confiscate goods
Tshwane metro police attack hawkers, confiscate goods
Informal traders in Pretoria say they were attacked by members of the Tshwane metro police on Friday.
His home is where the harvest lies
His home is where the harvest lies
On Friday, a day after Nelson Mandela died, Sbusiso Mlambo made R9 000 selling memorabilia of the late hero at an impromptu shrine set up...
Fate still unclear for Jo'burg's informal traders
Fate still unclear for Jo'burg's informal traders
Johannesburg high court Judge Ramarumo Monama reserved judgment in the urgent application brought by Johannesburg street vendors who want to...
City of Jhb faces court challenges over informal trader evictions
City of Jhb faces court challenges over informal trader evictions
The city embarked on Operation Clean Sweep in late October, leaving thousands of Johannesburg's legal and illegal informal traders and their...
Armed JMPD officers 'harassing' evicted informal traders
Armed JMPD officers 'harassing' evicted informal traders
"Sometimes they come with batons, sometimes they come with sjamboks," said Peter Ndazamo (28), who has been trading at the Kerk...
Jo'burg hawkers still face impasse with city
Jo'burg hawkers still face impasse with city
The Johannesburg regional office of the ANC has refused to participate in what was expected to be a last-minute attempt to resolve the impasse...
Verifying of Jo'burg street vendors 'total chaos'
Verifying of Jo'burg street vendors 'total chaos'
The verification of street vendors in Johannesburg on Monday was chaotic, the South African National Traders' Retail Association said.
Police proud of work around inner-city 'clean up'
Police proud of work around inner-city 'clean up'
Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) spokesperson Edna Mamonyane was an upbeat woman this week. She was excited and proud of how the streets...

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