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Mboweni: Additional Eskom aid will hurt the fiscus and taxpayers

The additional R59-billion over two years for Eskom comes on top of slowing tax revenues and will require government to revise its funding plans

Media, patriarchy and society: Unpacking the 2018 women’s budget vote

'We also commended all members of society who have been vigilant in various ways to end violence and champion the cause towards gender transformation'

WATCH LIVE: President Ramaphosa delivers budget vote speech in Parliament

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s performance in the first months since assuming office will come under the spotlight during the budget vote debate

Maimane calls Zuma an ‘accused criminal’ in Parliament

In his speech in the presidency’s budget debate on Wednesday, the opposition leader called Zuma a thief and the ANC’s “looter in chief”, among others.

EFF forcibly removed from Parliament after violent altercation

This follows EFF leader Julius Malema's vow in March this year that he would not allow the president to speak in Parliament again.

Blade’s promises are educational

The minister's budget-vote speech traversed competing priorities.

Nzimande’s priority to be skills training

Higher education minister Blade Nzimande's budget vote next week has virtually become predictable -- for colleges and Setas.

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Gauteng responds to grave concern

The news of Gauteng’s grave site preparations raised alarm about the expected number of Covid-19-related deaths in the province

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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Full-time Johannesburg-based CEO required for HI HOPES

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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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