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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

Unemployment rate at 29% — StatsSA

The number of South Africans without jobs now stands at 6.7-million

Set South Africa’s RDP houses free

The state’s eight-year embargo on owners selling RDP houses hurts the poor and the economy

Sassa stakes are high for the most vulnerable

If social grants are not paid, the elderly, children and terminally ill people will suffer the most

Cosatu: Too early to celebrate drop in unemployment rate

Cosatu says the crisis caused by load-shedding is sure to slow down the rate of new investment, essential for job creation.

Grahamstown activist arrested for book theft

Activists have accused police of assaulting and laying false charges against UPM's Ayanda Kota in retaliation for his anti-government stance.

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SABC retrenchment process set to be finalised on Friday

At a portfolio committee meeting on Tuesday, developing a sustainable funding model for the SABC was top of the agenda

Slain top cop blamed for not cooperating with police

The widow of Charl Kinnear submitted a petition to parliament to find out why protection services were withdrawn before her husband’s assassination

Zuma not at court to hear his arms-deal trial start date

The former president’s lawyers asked last week that he be excused from appearing in person, although no such arrangements were made for his snubbing of the Zondo commission

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