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Paul David stared down political Goliaths

The lawyer, whose sense of justice stayed with him till his death, was an unassuming but essential part of South Africa’s ongoing struggle for equality – and he never forgot his roots.

Businesses should use alternative energy sources, industry bodies advise

Business associations are urging companies to continue seeking alternative energy sources in light of Eskom’s court judgement which would allow the utility to bump up electricity prices up to 15% from next year April 2021.

South Africa’s Covid-19 economic stimulus plan — opportunity out of crisis

The president’s R500-billion economic package offers a new deal for desperate South Africans across the class divide

Moody’s axe likely to fall on ordinary South Africans

The ratings agency is scheduled to announce its decision on a possible downgrade of SA credit worthiness on March 27

Tito’s back in town

Mboweni, a former reserve bank governor and labour minister, was sworn in as finance minister on Tuesday

BASA says members willing to help out stressed parastatals

Banking Association of South Africa says its members are willing to help out SOEs such as Eskom and Transnet with "expertise and resources"

Land debate casts light on burning issue

Many agree that the failure to implement land reforms was the fault of the government rather than a weakness of the Constitution

Bank failure rocks battling municipalities

The West Rand’s plight could be a harbinger of problems for municipalities invested in VBS being placed under curatorship

Coovadia on VBS curatorship: SA cannot afford a bank collapse

The country cannot afford a a bank collapse while it is on the path of inclusive economic recovery

JSE shuts down for five minutes in honour of Mandela

The JSE has halted trade for five minutes as business leaders mourn Madiba's passing and analysts dismiss SA-economy doomsayers.

Wake-up call for banking sector

It is generally accepted that South African banks are well capitalised in terms of the Basel III requirements, which have to be phased in from 2013.

ANC Youth League moots state bank

African National Congress Youth League spokesperson Floyd Shivambu called for the creation of a state bank on Thursday.

‘We need to focus on agriculture finance’

Cas Coovadia, managing director of the Banking Association of South Africa, talks to the <i>Mail & Guardian</i> about the industry's progress.

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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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Introducing the new CSIR strategy and identity

This will guide the research, development and innovation organisation in its pursuit to conduct research that enables a capable state

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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