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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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Hawks swoop down with more arrests in R1.4-billion corruption blitz

The spate of arrests for corruption continues apace in Gauteng and the Eastern Cape.

SANDF hid R200m expenditure on ‘Covid’ drug it can’t use

Military health officials are puzzled by the defence department importing a drug that has not been approved for treating coronavirus symptoms from Cuba

Epic fail: Africa’s Fortnite battle

Forced onto the backfoot by poor ping and overseas servers, African gamers are getting creative in an attempt to play one of the biggest competitive games. In the second instalment of our gaming corner, we chat to some of the innovators

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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

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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