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How it feels to lose an EFF election

After losing out, Dali Mpofu says he is now focused on what he can do with the law, planning several high-profile cases next year

Slice of Life: Little feet changed my life

"When I became pregnant four years ago I just could not believe it. I was somewhat fearful of what people would say and how they would look at me."

My G-cup breasts just had to go

People must be ready because I am going to embrace my body with all the scars that come with it

The cracks children fall into when they are ‘in conflict with the law’

Children in the criminal justice system struggle to access consistent education, which hobbles them. But there are cases when rehabilitation works

Citizens lose out on services as Jo’burg fights over contracts

The City has dug itself into a litigious multibillion rand mess because it cut corners when awarding tenders for its fleet of vehicles

​How the auditor general plans to get some billions lost to corruption

Irregular expenditure is increasing, but the Auditor General is using more of its powers to get the money back

A quantum leap into luxury and comfort

Space was given away to accommodate more luxury – and it is luxurious

Tender irregularity symptoms missed

The beleaguered Road Accident Fund’s former CFO, who was found to have meddled in a tender, is administering the government medical scheme

Tens of millions spent on repairs but sewage still flows in the Vaal

The Vaal River is the lifeblood for almost 50% of the South African population yet at its banks around the Lekwa municipality, sewage flows into it

The pride in African languages

Whether in comic books, novels or academic work, African languages are increasingly becoming the norm

Labour court rules against ambassador

Nozipho Mxakato-Diseko has lost the latest round in her ongoing battle with the department

Immigration visa row in Vietnam

A South African official has found herself in trouble after denying a visa to a would-be teacher, despite the application being riddled with errors

All the looks without the voom

It's economical, but it's not completely mom-friendly

Billions spent, and a boy has died, but Giyani’s taps are still dry

It has been five years since a bulk water supply project was started in the Limpopo Bushveld but people still don’t have water

City of Joburg’s R500-million fire truck tender in court

Losing bidders approach high court to overturn tender award

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Fake trafficking news targets migrants

Exaggerated reports on social media of human trafficking syndicates snatching people in broad daylight legitimate xenophobia while deflecting from the real problems in society

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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'

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

Mental Health

During the pandemic there's been a dramatic increase in depression, anxiety and suicides, according to some of the surveys done

Expert financial advice still recommended – especially in uncertain times

A financial advisor is an expert who will help you to protect your wealth and make a realistic plan when unexpected events threaten your wellbeing

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