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Who does the UIF’s ‘Covid-19 Temporary Relief Scheme’ really benefit

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The nationwide lockdown that was announced by South African president, Cyril Ramaphosa to help control the spread of Corona virus has left many families without jobs….

Never before has international solidarity been more necessary — and more absent. The COVID-19 crisis is deepening everywhere, hitting hardest among the world’s poor.Meanwhile, disaster capitalism is…

The Emfuleni Local Municipality (ELM) has intensified its campaign to disconnect and remove all illegal connections across Emfuleni. Working…

Small businesses in townships are suffering as most depend solely on day-to-day hustles to make ends meet. This includes take away food outlets which are partly banned as per lockdown…

Community Health Workers (CHWs) have played a critical role and been on the frontline of helping government deliver health services to…

Hamba Kahle Mkonto Literally means ‘go well spear’ Go well warrior Brave warrior woman A warrior of the spirit Warrior with an open heart You laid back easy warrior A warrior of the people of South Africa My protector Care Giver Potter A fighter…

Most countries affected by the COVID-19 pandemic went on lockdown, limiting contact between people so as to avoid the spread of the coronavirus. Although this may have been the right…

One of the main challenges facing working class families during Covid19 is the loss of jobs. Many employers are retrenching workers, and with a very weak social security system, working class…

In Carletonville, minibus operators have not been adhering to measures announced by Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula’s to slow the spread of COVID-19. Minister Fikile Mbalula has said no…

In an online briefing held today, the Department of Basic Education (DBE) gave a presentation on how children would be reintegrated into the school environment. Parents are not happy…

Papa Mako is a 29-year-old man from Sebokeng Zone 12 (in Gauteng) who makes his living cutting grass and maintaining yards. There hasn’t been much work for him during this pandemic and he is now…

COVID-19 had, by late April2020, affected 2 931 710 people worldwide. As of April 26, 203 590people have died. The Global North has not been spared by thiscrisis. The United States, with 960 896 cases and 54 265 deaths, isthe most affected country in the world, followed by Spain, Italy,France, Germany, and the UK. The…