2017 in photos

18th December 2017 Elitsha reporters 0

As from today we will take a pause in production until the 22nd of January but we thought it would be a great idea to end the year by looking back to some of the big stories we have covered over the course of the year.

Taxi operators want the Minister of Transport fired

8th November 2017 Ramatamo Sehoai 0

As they marched to hand over their memorandum of grievances to the ministry of transport at Union Buildings in Pretoria, taxi owners and drivers affiliated to the National Taxi Alliance unequivocally registered their anger at the Transport Minister, Joe Maswanganyi’s slow response to their demands.

Community care-workers demand permanent employment

12th October 2017 Ramatamo Sehoai 0

After years of voluntary service to the Department of Health, community health care-workers in Gauteng want to be employed permanently by the Department. They felt betrayed when their employer reneged on the decision to absorb them fully when they terminated their services with non-governmental organisations that they volunteered for.

Classes have resumed at Klipspruit-West High

3rd October 2017 Ramatamo Sehoai 0

Racial tension between the ‘Coloured’ community of Klipspruit and ‘African’ teachers sparked a huge debate around blackness. The source of the tension was the appointment of a new principal at Klipspruit West High. Soon the tensions spread to Eldorado Park, leading to the withdrawal by the teacher’s union, SADTU, of its members from work.