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SABC cancels Mangaung talk show at last minute

Three journalists have been stopped from being interviewed on Metro FM, minutes before the show was meant to start after "higher powers" interfered.

NGO threatens to take state to court over lax standards

Equal Education has threatened legal action against the department of basic education for not enacting regulations on school infrastructure.

Bushed again

As the weekend began, the third day of Innibos 2011 in Nelspruit saw a doubling of the throng of people shoving to get into the festival.

Meanwhile, back in the bush

From far and wide, tens of thousands of South Africans have poured into Nelspruit for Innibos, an event that has become one of SA's premier festivals.

Poverty damns SA’s children to ignorance

SA's schools assessment shows how poor classroom performance is linked to poverty, and aggravated by curriculum chaos and inadequate district support.

Eskom: Yes, yes … we’re trying!

Eskom has responded to Greenpeace's coal-dumping protest at Megawatt Park, insisting it was vigorously implementing renewable energy strategies.

Bid to thwart M&G ruling leaves SABC in suspense

The SABC will hear on Monday whether an order compelling it to air a summary of a judgment in favour of the <i>M&G</i> will be suspended.

So, the end of the world has been postponed

In the wake of the apocalypse-that-wasn't, an unrepentant preacher has revised his apocalyptic prophecy.

Russia shuts down newspaper for ‘supporting’ opposition

A Russian newspaper has been shut down after it printed flyers for an opposition party intending to contest parliamentary elections in December.

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High Court strikes down ‘paternalistic’ lockdown regulations

The order of unconstitutionality has been suspended for two weeks

Early-morning exercise: Jo’burg’s three golden hours

Under level four of the Covid-19 lockdown, the hours from 6am to 9am became the time when inner-city residents could use local parks to escape the nightmare around them

Pharmacists, denied frontline status, get PPE late

Pharmacists at one of the major public hospitals in Gauteng say they only received sufficient protective gear after several of their colleagues contracted Covid-19.

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Empowering his people to unleash their potential

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What is an AGA(SA) and AT(SA) and why do they matter?

If your company has these qualified professionals it will help improve efficiencies and accelerate progress by assisting your organisation to perform better

Mining company uses rich seam of technology to gear up for Covid-19

Itec Direct technology provides instant temperature screening of staff returniing to the workplace with no human contact

Covid-19 and Back to School Webinar

If our educators can take care of themselves, they can take care of the children they teach

5G technology is the future

Besides a healthcare problem Covid-19 is also a data issue and 5G technology, with its lightning speed, can help to curb its spread

JTI off to court for tobacco ban: Government not listening to industry or consumers

The tobacco ban places 109 000 jobs and 179 000 wholesalers and retailers at risk — including the livelihood of emerging farmers

Holistic Financial Planning for Professionals Webinar

Our lives are constantly in flux, so it makes sense that your financial planning must be reviewed frequently — preferably on an annual basis

Undeterred by Covid-19 pandemic, China and Africa hold hands, building a community of a shared future for mankind

It is clear that building a community with a shared future for all mankind has become a more pressing task than ever before

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