Latest articles on Operation Clean Sweep

Not all of Jo’burg’s street traders can sell their wares under lockdown

Street traders are central to food security in Johannesburg. But since being declared an essential service under lockdown, street trade in South Africa’s biggest city has returned to uneven ground

‘Convenient’ to remove lawful traders in Op Clean Sweep

The City of Jo'burg has admitted in court that lawful informal traders were removed from the streets along with illegal ones in Operation Clean Sweep.

Jo’burg informal trader lays assault charge against cops

An informal trader has laid criminal charges against metro police officers for allegedly assualting her and another hawker.

Fate still unclear for Jo’burg’s informal traders

Judgment has been reserved in the urgent application brought by Johannesburg street vendors who want to be reinstated back to trade in the city.

City of Jhb faces court challenges over informal trader evictions

The City of Jo'burg will face two similar court challenges next week, seeking to interdict the "illegal" eviction of informal traders from the city.

Vendors to file second interdict to stop City of Jhb removals

The City of Jo'burg is about to face its second court application regarding the "illegal" removal of informal traders from the inner city centre.

Verifying of Jo’burg street vendors ‘total chaos’

The verification of street vendors in Johannesburg has been chaotic, says the South African National Traders' Retail Association.

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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 addresses the nation on risk-adjusted strategy to manage Covid-19 spread

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

Court must declare Cape Town’s ‘inhuman’ demolitions, evictions illegal, says law centre

The city argues that it is not carrying out evictions, but is acting against land invasions

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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

Eleven ways to protect yourself against fraud

While financial services firms work continuously to improve security, fraudsters are always devising new plans to circumvent the latest safety measures

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