Paddy Harper

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Paddy Harper: Anti-racism is the mane thing

What we want: Ramaphosa to cough up a hairball, racists in hair shirts and consumer boycotts that don’t turn hairy

Zandile Gumede’s backers spoil ANC clean-up

The governing party appears to be struggling to enforce the ban on support for leaders facing criminal charges

‘Judge’ Ngwenya defies Mogoeng

The chief justice has told the Ingonyama Trust chairperson he has no right to use the honorific

Legal giant, legend, friend, family man: A tribute to George Bizos

He didn’t own a cellphone and spent 30 minutes a day in his vegetable garden. For 60 years he fought any system that sought to oppress and also changed countless lives

Amatola Water boss charged with organising protests

Amatola Water has charged its suspended chief executive, Vuyo Zitumane, for allegedly manipulating procurement processes and orchestrating protests against the board by the South African Municipal Workers Union (Samwu) to disrupt Amatola’s operations

Mute yourself, Magashule

Ramaphosa goes level five on ANC members suspected of corruption. Is this the lockdown before the lock-up?

Why the ANC clean-up is dragging on

The outcome of the ANC’s NEC meeting was clear: ask party members who are facing or who have been convicted of criminal charges to step aside. But as Paddy Harper and Lester Kiewit report, the ANC cannot act against those who have not been criminally charged — until then, any ‘reputationally toxic’ members can stay

Stop calling yourself judge, chief justice tells ITB chairperson

Jerome Ngwenya has been censured by Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng over the unlawful use of the title of ‘judge’

Ramaphosa reaffirms ‘line in the sand’ as ANC talks tough on corruption

President Cyril Ramaphosa said the NEC had reaffirmed the decision of the earlier NEC meeting to draw a line in the sand” between the party and those of its members and leaders accused of corruption and other crimes.

‘Shack’ agency remains leaderless

Former Mvelaphanda head gets another six months at the helm of the Housing Development Agency

Human contact floats the boats

Discovering the life-sustaining importance of contact with actual people: colleagues, customers, and deputy presidents

Durban’s cruisers may just survive the Covid crisis

Five months of no income means things are touch and go for Durban’s harbour charter industry, but with help they hope to weather the storm

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Itec serves up high-tech integrated surveillance system for family food company

The system includes facial recognition software and a thermal screening solution that will provide instant temperature screening of all employees

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

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