Articles by Karabo Mafolo

Covid-19: Film makers say relief fund is too small and inaccessible for most

Important to push for local content, says studio boss

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21 April 2020

Covid-19: “I’ve lost six months of my income” says musician

Government avails relief funds for performers out of pocket due to the lockdown

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6 April 2020

“Scandal-ridden” Lottery chairperson to serve extra year

Alfred Nevhutanda will keep his position until November

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30 March 2020

Covid-19: Some sex workers move online as SA heads into lockdown

SWEAT and Sonke call for fast-tracking of law reform and decriminalisation of sex work

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27 March 2020

Race to clear foster care backlog before November

Department of Social Development’s backlog still huge as new deadline looms

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18 March 2020

National Lotteries Commission refuses to release list of beneficiaries

NLC chairperson claims people are making money off the beneficiary list

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10 March 2020

Education halted by protests over unpaid NSFAS allowances

Tertiary institutions across the country have experienced weeks of disruption. Some have resumed teaching.

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9 March 2020

Circus occupiers picket for housing

Occupiers are expected back in court next month

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6 March 2020

Uber drivers face risk of cars being impounded

Backlog in processing means many have no operating licences

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5 March 2020

Mbalula under fire following train arson

Eighteen coaches “gutted” at Cape Town station at a cost of over R60 million

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28 November 2019

IPID executive acknowledges that system has been abused

Directorate misses Parliamentary deadline

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27 November 2019

UNHCR refugee protest stems from failures at Home Affairs

Long delays, inefficiencies and obstructionism causes frustration and anger among asylum seekers

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27 November 2019

Social Development asks for extension to clear foster care grant backlog

The battle to resolve the huge backlog dates back to 2011

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20 November 2019

Patel’s spokesman dodges questions on Lottery

GroundUp told to rather focus on investment conference

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13 November 2019

National Lotteries Commission grilled in Parliament

Questions asked about conflicts of interest and unfinished projects

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6 November 2019