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A new centre of power through mass mobilisation is needed in South Africa

The country needs a mass democratic movement to confront the mismanagement that will otherwise beset it, writes Marius Oosthuizen.

Public protector hopeful grilled over Mumbai rape allegations

Judge Serajudien Desai described his life as a 'colourful' one as he did his best to deflect tough interview questions.

Party hoppers: Can’t live with them, can’t live without ’em

Here's a list of our favourite party hoppers: those silver-tongued politicians who still manage to convince us that the grass really is greener.

Boesak calls on Zille to join Cope

Allan Boesak, the Western Cape premier candidate for Cope, has invited DA leader Helen Zille to join his party.

Nelson Mandela’s role

NELSON Mandela interceded on behalf of Dr Allan Boesak which had been ripped off in the Indonesia bank loan bungle

Boesak, Mandela and the 40 million fiasco

DR ALLAN Boesak's embattled FPJ suffered huge losses in a $40-million bungled bank loan that lead to the doorstep of Indonesia's President.

Tussle for ANC leadership in Cape

A battle for the leadership of the ANC in the Western Cape has involved premier Hernus Kriel in a cabinet confrontation, reports Mondli waka Makhanya.

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Q&A Sessions: ‘My north star is the patient’

Rhulani Nhlaniki is Pfizer’s cluster lead for sub-Saharan Africa. As Pfizer starts phase III of the clinical trial of their Covid-19 vaccine candidate, he tells Malaikah Bophela that if it is successful, the company will ensure the vaccine will be available to everyone who needs it

Murder of anti-mining activist emboldens KZN community

Mam’Ntshangase was described as a fierce critic of mining and ambassador for land rights.

Hawks swoop down with more arrests in R1.4-billion corruption blitz

The spate of arrests for corruption continues apace in Gauteng and the Eastern Cape.

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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

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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'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

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