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Lockdown bins wheelie business

When Pikitup stopped replacing bins for free, it created a new business in Soweto. But the lockdown regulations are strangling it

Jo’burgers fail to manage waste

New laws came into effect in August, but neither households nor Pikitup are compliant

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

Your recycling isn’t being recycled

Despite national plans to reuse waste and reduce SA’s carbon emissions, too much rubbish is still going into landfills and money is being lost

Jo’burg’s waste war heats up

Informal waste reclaimers say that separation at source deprives them of their hard-won livelihood

Cosatu threatens to ‘shut down’ Johannesburg if Herman Mashaba privatises Pikitup

Cosatu has declared that it will challenge any attempts by Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba to privatise Pikitup.

Senior Pikitup supervisor backs rubbish collector strike

Ester Mteshane says the fact workers are willing to lose pay and risk dismissal in an unprotected strike underlines the seriousness of their issues.

Samwu: Pikitup workers were singing – not striking

Workers at waste management company Pikitup were not on strike but holding a meeting and singing outside the company's head office, says their union.

Pikitup: Backlog to be cleared over weekend

The refuse backlog accumulated during a two-week Pikitup strike would be cleared over the Easter weekend, the refuse removal service said on Thursday.

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Pharmacists at one of the major public hospitals in Gauteng say they only received sufficient protective gear after several of their colleagues contracted Covid-19.

ConCourt settles the law on the public protector and interim interdicts

The Constitutional Court said it welcomed robust debate but criticised the populist rhetoric in the battle between Busisiwe Mkhwebane and Minister Pravin Gordhan

Gauteng nurses say they did not take an oath to die

With more resources than other provinces, health workers in Gauteng still say they do not have enough protective equipment to ensure safety when working with Covid-19 patients

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