To round off the year, Elitsha brings you some of the stories we covered this year.
With some help from the municipality, waste-pickers in Paarl have formed a co-operative to make themselves a living out of collecting material for recycling.
In a public meeting held at Macassar Civic Hall on Thursday night, families of the workers slain by the September 2018 explosion at the Rheinmetall Denel munitions plant called for the company to be held accountable.
SAMWU is building its own database of unemployed workers and wants the City of Cape Town to use it when recruiting for EPWP projects.
Passing trucks get looted as the unemployed in De Doorns protest against unemployment and bribery for jobs on farms in the area.
The Ekurhuleni branch of the Unpaid Benefits Campaign arranged the interview with the Mahlangu brothers and other informants in KwaThema.
These are some of the testimonies from Look Beyond the Bottom Line, published
by Open Secrets. It profiles some of the informants of their research into the South African pension fund industry, unpaid benefits, and the unlawful cancellation of hundreds
of pension funds.