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‘Long overdue’: Facebook bans white nationalism on its platforms

Social network extends ban on hate speech to prohibit promotion and support of white nationalism and white separatism

Ramaphosa Jr admits Bosasa paid him R2m

President Cyril Ramaphosa's son Andile has admitted that he was paid R2-million by Bosasa.

‘Everything is destroyed’: 850,000 people in danger as Cyclone Idai moves west

Cyclone Idai has diaplaced 850 000 people in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi, with hundreds of thousands more in danger as it moves further west.

Hull septuagenarian sent to prison for preying on Kenyan girls

While on holiday, 72-year-old Keith Morris used his elevated status among villagers to groom young girls

Justice minister has ‘full confidence’ in Abrahams

In an interview with Bloomberg, justice minister Michael Masutha says he has ‘full confidence in Shaun Abrahams’.

Investec bleeds R220m from Steinhoff exposure

Steinhoff shares have plunged more than 95% since it reported irregularities in its accounts in December, valuing the business at about R8.85-billion

Denel CEO quits with immediate effect

Zwelakhe Ntshepe has been with the company for 20 years, and was appointed into the Group CEO position six months ago

Zuma’s day: Criminal charges, accusations of betrayal and calls for impeachment

Reactions from politicians, civil society and influential South Africans to Mcebisi Jonas's statement are pouring in. We round them up here.

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Sekhukhune’s five-year battle for water back in court

The residents of five villages are calling for the district municipal manager to be arrested

Special Investigating Unit probes Covid-19 tenderpreneurs

The SIU is investigating 102 companies doing business with the provincial government in Gauteng alone

Vaccine trial results due in December

If successful, it will then have to be manufactured and distributed

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WiMSA shines a light on the future of women in mining

Men in mining must begin to take it upon themselves to support the development of women in the industry

Department of Public Works and Infrastructure reveals second gender-based violence advocacy artwork

The men and boys of South Africa are important role players in this mission to ensure that women are respected, protected and treated equally

Empowering the voice of women in leadership to enable full participation in their roles in leadership and decision making

Sibanye-Stillwater has 13% female representation in its workforce and is actively working to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

Surviving the tobacco ban

Nicotine is given as the ‘likely’ reason for lower Covid-19 infection rates but authorities still stress the health risk of smoking

Smokers hold thumbs for cigarette ban to be lifted

SATTA is worried about the impact of the ban on its own members activities and how the ban is helping black marketeers to make millions of rands illegally

Covid-19: Outlook on the economy, politics and labour

Old Mutual had experts unpack the effects of the pandemic and provide practical tips on how to deal with the financial impact of job losses and salary cuts

Opt-in to Popia

All business owners should take note: there is a lot of work ahead to ensure compliance with the POPI Act that has just come into effect

Capital Legacy talks life

The Covid-19 pandemic is revealing how few people actually sort their affairs to the benefit of their loved ones they leave behind when they pass on

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