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Swazi king’s jet triggers turbulence

The origin of the costly "gift" -- a DC-9 aircraft -- is a mystery, but activists say it was bought for King Mswati III by Swaziland's government.

Protests in Swaziland amid govt crackdown

Swazi police fired tear gas to disperse activists who held anti-government protests for a second day on Wednesday, despite a call to stop the action.

Swaziland protests enter second day

Swazi activists vowed to stage new protests on Wednesday against King Mswati III, Africa's last absolute monarch, after a day of mass arrests.

Swazi king’s aides meet with unions on protests

King Mswati III sent his top advisers to meet with union leaders in a bid to avert anti-government protests next week in the monarch, a leader says.

Mystery surrounds award for Swazi prime minister

Swaziland says its prime minister is receiving an award, but the group apparently bestowing the honour appears to be little more than a phone number.

Swazi PM warns of punishment for dissidents

Swaziland's prime minister said his government will consider punishing political dissidents by beating their feet with spikes, state media said.

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Constitutional Court ruling on restructuring dispute is good for employers

A judgment from the apex court empowers employers to change their workers’ contracts — without consultation

KZN officials cash in on ‘danger pay for Covid-19’

Leadership failures at Umdoni local municipality in KwaZulu-Natal have caused a ‘very unhappy’ ANC PEC to fire the mayor and chief whip

The living nightmare of environmental activists who protest mine expansion

Last week Fikile Ntshangase was gunned down as activists fight mining company Tendele’s expansions. Community members tell the M&G about the ‘kill lists’ and the dread they live with every day

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Itec serves up high-tech integrated surveillance system for family food company

The system includes facial recognition software and a thermal screening solution that will provide instant temperature screening of all employees

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

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

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

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