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Wendy Knowler is arguably South Africa’s most experienced consumer journalist. She’s helped more consumers over her 20 year career in consumer journalism than she could count. But while known as a champion of consumer rights, Wendy is also known and respected by corporates for her fair, accurate and balanced reporting. Want to be a more sussed consumer or corporate? Listen to Wendy's episodes here.

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18
JUN

Why are those bags so rubbish?

How is it that Durban homeowners are being saddled with black refuse bags which are poor quality to the point of ripping and/or the wrong size? Wendy Knowler tried to find out.
04
JUN

The truth about disinfect tunnels

Tunnel vision - disinfectant tunnels continue to be erected in transport hubs, schools and residential estates, despite growing warnings - from very high places - that they are ineffective and unsafe.
07
MAY

Clothing, fees, and selling and buying cars

So you can buy winter clothing now, but you can’t try anything on first - is that legal? Your daughter’s ballet teacher is demanding full payment of her fees, 40 days into lockdown - what are your rights? When will you be able to buy or sell a car again?
30
APR

"Can I move on Friday?"

Friday is the 1st of the month, traditional moving day, May 1 is also Worker’s Day, marked this year by milions of workers being unable to work, and, of course it’s the day we move from level 5 lockdown to level 4.
23
APR

Pay now, enjoy later

Missing your local restaurant, pub or neighbourhood business and wondering how if they going to survive lockdown? There’s a way to help, says Wendy Knowler

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