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Parliament to shut down in bid to control the spread of Covid-19

The legislature will suspend its business indefinitely from Wednesday, after a final sitting to pass two pieces of critical legislation to keep the wheels of government turning

Moving towards undoing Joburg’s spatial apartheid

The Nodal Review might transform South Africa’s biggest city. Implementing the new policy, which has the potential to open wealthy suburbs to impoverished residents, is the challenge

Ramaphosa makes peace with Malema over gender-based violence comments

In his Sona response, the president apologised for the weaponising of gender-based violence, saying the attack on the red beret leader was "uncalled for"

EFF ‘circus’ becomes contagion as MPs heckle Malema

ANC MPs test the EFF’s disruptive tactics on the leader of the Red Berets in Sona reply

De Klerk now admits apartheid was a crime against humanity

Apartheid’s last president walks back comments that definition was a Soviet plot

EFF stands firm on plans to disrupt Sona

Julius Malema’s 44-member caucus stick to their guns: ‘Fire Pravin or else’

Sona: DA expects Ramaphosa to stick to his script

The official opposition says the president’s state of the nation speech will not detail anything new or productive. Meanwhile, the EFF is threatening more disruption

Zuma lawyers confirm he will not be attending Sona

The former president’s lawyers say they do not know how where Parliament obtained the information about his attendance

Meet the ANC’s new team for Parliament

Changes include Thandi Modise for speaker of the National Assembly. North West premier Job Mokgoro also keeps his job

Time running out for Parliament to deal with abuses at spy agency

A 100-page report details 'serious breaches of the Constitution, policy, law, regulations and directives' by the former president

Tau appointed as new Jo’burg mayor

The ANC's Parks Tau has been appointed as the mayor of Johannesburg, the city said on Thursday.

Masondo says 10-year tenure ‘fairly successful’

Outgoing Johannesburg Mayor Amos Masondo is proud of the city's accomplishments in the last 10 years, he said on Monday.

Jo’burg launches inner-city property scheme

Johannesburg mayor Amos Masondo launched the Inner-City Property Scheme on Wednesday.

Minister ‘confident’ Jo’burg billing crisis can be resolved

The acting cooperative governance and traditional affairs minister has apologised to Johannesburg residents for a wide scale billing crisis.

Discounts to settle billing problems

Jo'burg residents affected by billing problems will be provided with a "favourable settlement arrangement" that includes discounts, Amos Masondo says.

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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

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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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