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DA goes head-to-head with SABC over Ramaphosa broadcast

The Democratic Alliance says the SABC is in breach of broadcasting legislation and is being used by the ANC to forward its own cause

Be careful what you say on talk radio in future

The Broadcasting Complaints Commission has dealt a narrow-minded blow to free speech.

‘Islamist militants’ won’t be banned – BCCSA

After being asked to ban the term "Islamist militants" in the media since an SABC error, the BCCSA says such a ruling would "smack of censorship".

M-Net fined for showing adult content during the day

M-Net has been fined R20 000 for broadcasting a television show which contained adult conduct at a time when children were likely to be watching.

Long dong shocks DSTV viewers

Does the length of a penis determine its appropriateness and age restriction? Well the BCCSA has chosen a side and they seem to think yes it does.

M-Net misses the mark in BCCSA ruling

M-Net has been found guilty of the misrepresentation of a power-saving device that it featured on its current affairs programme, <i>Carte Blanche</i>.

Three strikes, SABC may be out

The SABC has lost yet another round in its campaign to avoid airing a scathing ruling against it by the BCCSA.

SABC’s obduracy hurts its editorial credibility

The refusal of the SABC to abide by a ruling of the BCCSA in favour of the <i>M&G</i> is unprecedented, says <b>Nic Dawes</b>.

SABC goes to Icasa to fight ruling in M&G’s favour

The SABC is appealing a ruling by the BCCSA in favour of the <i>M&G</i> all the way to communications authority Icasa.

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Locally built ventilators ready in two weeks as Covid cases rise

The companies making the non-invasive devices, which will create jobs and are cheaper than other types, include car and diving manufacturers

Demolition of hope in Hangberg

The City of Cape Town in June twice knocked down structures on land allocated for other purposes. The city says these were not evictions; residents ask why no police are available for rapes and murders

Corruption allegations: It’s a family affair at Dihlabeng municipality

The mayor, her relatives and their friends keep landing lucrative tenders and using state resources. Yet Lindiwe Makhalema has failed to declare the list of her relationships with people and companies benefiting from the municipality

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Balwin properties and Absa launch South Africa’s first green home loan

Balwin Properties’ Edge registration of over 16 000 units was a global first, covering more homes than any single property developer in the world to date

Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

SAICA makes ongoing efforts to encourage the professionalisation of financial offices in private and public sector organisations

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

Cheque value bundles – real value

Most people do not pay much attention to what bank account they have and whether or not it is suited to their daily realities

Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

In addition to the cash benefits, you will receive special offers and exclusive deals from selected Absa Rewards partners

Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector

Eleven ways to protect yourself against fraud

While financial services firms work continuously to improve security, fraudsters are always devising new plans to circumvent the latest safety measures

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