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Cash-strapped SABC to receive momentary relief

The embattled public broadcaster will receive an interim benefit from the government within 10 days

Have faith, I have the power, says Muthambi on SABC

Communications Minister Faith Muthambi tried valiantly to educate the communications committee on the state of the public broadcaster.

Cabinet turf war causes TV delay

The ANC is losing patience with the turf war that has erupted over digital migration from the old analogue signal when watching television in SA.

How Motsoeneng forced SABC to appoint him

Hlaudi Motsoeneng forced the public broadcaster's hand into appointing him as the chief operations officer of the SABC on a permanent basis.

​Propaganda ministry is a go – without Mac

What used to be communications becomes good old post and telecommunications again – while what should be "new communications" is simply propaganda.

Selective memory keeps Carrim in the local loop

Being SA's communications minister takes up a lot of Yunus Carrim's time. But this is what he reads when he can.

Better Internet connectivity for South Africa?

New Communications Minister Yunus Carrim took reader questions on broadband, the SABC and more in our live M&G Hangout. Watch the highlights.

Yunus Carrim on life, love and communication

VIDEO: The man replacing Dina Pule tells us how a communist plans to fix the telecommunications sector and why his partner won't get any tenders.

Quick Carrim targets SABC turmoil

Urgent measures will be taken to turn around the communication sector, especially the SABC, says newly-appointed Communications Minister Yunus Carrim.

Pimples: Nice work – if you can get it

Dina Pule works tirelessly to ensure a decent wage for all. Her (ahem) partner Phosane Mngqibisa lives the same philosophy – from Pule's office.

Parliamentary committee announces interim SABC board

Parliament has disbanded the board following weeks of upheaval at the broadcaster and a slew of resignations over the past two weeks.

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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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