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​Child abuse can be curbed if the will to keep our children safe is tangibly realised

South Africa is on its way to being a pathfinder country in the realm of preventing violence towards children – but more can and needs to be done.

Say what? Presidency celebrates 16 years of ‘raising gender-based violence’

Is government committed to fighting for or against women? A mistake in a press release for 16 days of activism is revealing, writes Verashni Pillay.

Maharaj for minister of propaganda

A restructured Cabinet is on the cards, with a new information ministry to clean up Jacob Zuma's image and Baleka Mbete as second deputy president.

Comment: Rape, murder and indifference

The government must stop paying mere lip service to rooting out gender-based violence.

Opinion: Women’s Month and the department of woe

From bloated salaries to floods of statements once a year, Verashni Pillay despairs of the department of women, children and people with disabilities.

Report shows corruption within women and children department

Allegations of corruption and mismanagement have been highlighted in a secret report on the women, children and people with disabilities department.

Lulu Xingwana strikes out at SAA tirade claims

Women Minister Lulu Xingwana has dismissed a "sensational hot air" report that she demanded to be upgraded on a flight from Accra, Ghana.

Government backs miniskirt march against assault

Minister of Women Lulu Xingwana will participate in Friday's march to protest against assaults on women wearing miniskirts.

ANC Women’s League condemns taxi rank assault

A government department and ANC Women's League have added their voices to condemning the harassment of two teenagers at the Noord Street taxi rank.

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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

Press Releases

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

Security and Compliance Evolution in the Data Revolution

Organisations must adopt a risk-based approach to compliance and rely on technology to mitigate that risk and on people and process controls as well

Covid-19 vs Child Nutrition

Children are being impacted severely across the world because of things such as reduced immunisation as health services prioritise treating Covid-19 cases

MTN’s network innovation sees 5G launched at 100 sites countrywide

MTN South Africa has launched its widely accessible 5G network – the first of MTN’s 21 operations across Africa and the Middle East

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