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Zuma won’t discuss Nkandla until reports are released

President Jacob Zuma has declined to "discuss the details" of the public works department's R206-million security upgrade to his Nkandla homestead.

Farmworkers reach wage agreement in Clanwilliam

Farmworkers in Clanwilliam have reached an agreement that could signal the end of the farmworkers' strike in the Western Cape, says Cosatu.

Cosatu renews call to scrap e-tolling

The Congress of South African Trade Unions has appealed to the government to take notice of opposition to the e-tolling of Gauteng's freeways.

Lekota told to leave National Assembly

Cope leader Mosiuoa Lekota has been told to leave the National Assembly after refusing to withdraw statements about President Jacob Zuma.

Gordhan warns of tougher economic times ahead

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has warned of tougher times ahead for the South African economy, particularly in view of the European crisis.

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Debt management amid Covid-19 and beyond

This webinar on Debt Management, sponsored by Debt Rescue, had its experts share a practical approach to debt management amid this crisis and beyond

NSTF-South32 Awards

All of the awards are made for outstanding contributions to science, engineering, technology and innovation in South Africa

The benefits of being a GEMS member

The scheme offers comprehensive and affordable healthcare options to all public service employees and greater access to better healthcare

The evolution of South Africa’s savings culture

A common misconception is that you need a lot of money to start saving, but this is simply not true – you can start with R50

Tobacco producers welcome new research confirming that cigarette ban has failed

Every day that goes by shows the importance of getting rid of this ban and going back to producing and selling cigarettes as we were before

Cost increases sharing of cigarettes

Many people are questioning whether the ban on tobacco in South Africa is not in fact having the opposite effect of that intended

How to tell if you have a hidden contact centre in your business

The important thing to remember is that a contact centre is defined less by the physical space it occupies and more by the customer experience it delivers

Accessing health and justice in a time of Covid-19

The similarities between the HIV epidemic and the Covid-19 pandemic are hard to ignore – the most obvious is the level of premature deaths caused by both

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