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  • Gauteng artists demand answers on COVID-19 relief funds

    A potential hostage situation at the Gauteng Arts and Culture Department in downtown Johannesburg has been averted. A group of disgruntled artists barred staff from...

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    A potential hostage situation at the Gauteng Arts and Culture Department in downtown Johannesburg has been averted. A group of disgruntled artists barred staff from leaving the building and demanded answers on COVID-19 relief funds. Many people have already lost their jobs during the lockdown as businesses struggle to stay afloat. The government said it...
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  • Gauteng artists and athletes still waiting for their Covid-19 relief funds

    A war is looming between the Gauteng’s Sports, Arts, Culture and Recreation department and the DA over the delay in the payment of the Covid-19...

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    A war is looming between the Gauteng’s Sports, Arts, Culture and Recreation department and the DA over the delay in the payment of the Covid-19 relief funds for artists and athletes in the province. The bickering escalated on Tuesday morning as a number of potential relief fund recipients were asked, through an SMS, to wait...
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  • Video: Tshwane family goes Car shopping after botched R5.7 million UIF money meant for 1 400 workers

    Just days after Pretoria factory worker Tshepang Phohole allegedly funnelled millions in Covid-19 relief funds to his girlfriend and relatives, his brother-in-law went car shopping....

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    Just days after Pretoria factory worker Tshepang Phohole allegedly funnelled millions in Covid-19 relief funds to his girlfriend and relatives, his brother-in-law went car shopping. Tebogo Masoko, married to Phohole’s sister Itumeleng, had his eye on second-hand VW Polo GTI at a showroom in Ormonde. After a hastily made payment from his company’s bank account...
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  • Domestic workers and farm labourers to get Covid-19 relief funds

    Pretoria – The Department of Employment and Labour on Thursday said it is making efforts to ensure that domestic workers and farm labourers also receive...

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    Pretoria – The Department of Employment and Labour on Thursday said it is making efforts to ensure that domestic workers and farm labourers also receive benefits rolled out by government in the coronavirus (Covid-19) relief scheme. The scheme, which is part of the basket of government-wide services to ensure that the worst effects of the...
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