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What universities are doing in the fight against Covid-19

While teaching students during lockdown, institutions of higher learning are also using their expertise to make masks, develop vaccines and research labour abuses

President Jacob Zuma implements his 11th Cabinet reshuffle

This is the 12th Cabinet reshuffle Zuma has effected since he assumed office in 2009.

Budget constraints may limit bid to raise age of child support grants

A proposal to raise the age of child support grants to 21 was one of the toughest debates in the social transformation committee.

SACP rounds on its leaders who back Zuma

The agriculture minister, the presidency deputy minister, four premiers and Cosatu’s leader are in the sights of the anti-JZ faction

NYDA does not belong to any party – Manamela

The NYDA does not belong to any youth political party or organisation, deputy minister in the Presidency Buti Manamela said on Monday.

Buti Manamela to quit communist post

The SACP Young Communist League boss says his role in helping get President Jacob Zuma elected is a highlight of his career.

Parties agree that SA has come a long way since apartheid

Freedom Day has been celebrated across the country with some political parties saying South Africa has overcome many hurdles since democracy in 1994.

Mashatile calls for leadership change at Mangaung

Arts and Culture Minister Paul Mashatile has called for a "new generation of leadership" at the ANC's upcoming elective conference in Mangaung.

YCL call for Lonmin’s role in tragedy to be investigated fully

YCL secretary Buti Manamela has stressed the need for Lonmin's involvement in the strike that lead to the death of 44 people to be fully investigated.

YCL: Tenders are causing corruption in government

The YCL has said it will push for a special resolution for the complete banning of government tenders as they are the cause of "state shortfalls".

Jacob Zuma is confident of his innocence

Floyd Shivambu's call for charges to be reinstated against Jacob Zuma smacks of opportunism, says the Young Communist League's <b>Buti Manamela</b>.

Young Communist League calls for Mulder’s resignation

The Young Communist League has called for deputy agriculture minister Pieter Mulder to resign after comments he made about land reform redistribution.

Young communists plot mutiny in KZN

The Young Communist League in KwaZulu-Natal is leading a mutiny against the league's national secretary, Buti Manamela.

Communists ‘purging opposition’ in KwaZulu-Natal

Factions in the SACP and the Young Communist League claim the parties are trying to silence dissident members in the run-up to elect new leaders.

SACP celebrations disrupted by disgruntled crowd

A group of people have disrupted the SACP's 90th anniversary celebration after suspected sound problems.

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Hopefield: Brutal police vs brutalised citizens

The small town’s residents, who say they’ve been terrorised by rogue police officers for years, were unsurprised when Reginald Linnerd was found beaten to death in a holding cell

Western Cape warned not to be complacent about flat-lining Covid-19 cases

The Western Cape, which once had the highest number of Covid-19 cases in South Africa, is seeing a steady decline in active cases

Sisulu axes another water board

Umgeni Water’s board in KwaZulu-Natal was appointed irregularly by her predecessor, the water and sanitation minister claims

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Associate general accountant reveals why she chose to work in the public sector ­– and stayed

Rakshika Danilala is part of the team tasked with auditing the R500-billion fiscal package allocated by government to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic

Accounting for sustainability: A South African case study

The accountancy profession has been recognised and seen its models replicated as successful models for projects that contribute towards the SDGs

Debt management amid Covid-19 and beyond

This webinar on Debt Management, sponsored by Debt Rescue, had its experts share a practical approach to debt management amid this crisis and beyond

NSTF-South32 Awards

All of the awards are made for outstanding contributions to science, engineering, technology and innovation in South Africa

The benefits of being a GEMS member

The scheme offers comprehensive and affordable healthcare options to all public service employees and greater access to better healthcare

The evolution of South Africa’s savings culture

A common misconception is that you need a lot of money to start saving, but this is simply not true – you can start with R50

Tobacco producers welcome new research confirming that cigarette ban has failed

Every day that goes by shows the importance of getting rid of this ban and going back to producing and selling cigarettes as we were before

Cost increases sharing of cigarettes

Many people are questioning whether the ban on tobacco in South Africa is not in fact having the opposite effect of that intended

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