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Japan-style chain Miniso does a runner

After being in South Africa for almost three years, Miniso left without a trace late last year. This exit has now left a group of franchisees, who have invested millions of rands in its stores, with massive losses

Court victory for Ayo in PIC R4.3bn repayment case

The Pretoria high court ruled that the compliance notice issued by the CIPC in February to the PIC should be set aside

PIC given more time to recoup R4.3-bn Ayo investment

The CIPC has agreed on an extension of the time limit of that notice from 15 days to 60 days

PIC, Ayo and CIPC to meet in court

While Ayo and the PIC are seeking the same outcome, it is for different reasons

PIC required to recover R4.3-billion made to Ayo by March 13

The PIC has confirmed that it received a compliance notice from the CIPC ordering it to recover the R4.3-billion made to Ayo Technology Solutions

Sagarmatha and other fairy tales

Iqbal Survé says his unicorn was tripped up by the big bad wolf of procedure in its quest to become SA’s next tech giant

Survé’s Sagarmatha will not list on the JSE

Up until now, it was understood that Sagarmatha had the green light to list on the JSE

CIPC’s net should catch other big fish

An analyst welcomed the moves against firms linked to state capture, but says it shouldn’t stop there

Agency moves in on parastatals

With ‘political support’ and free of budget constraints, the companies registrar is making trouble for supposed untouchables

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Dr Thembi Mokgethi appointed as new health MEC as premier seeks to stop Covid-19 malfeasance

Hope grows on Durban beachfront

Ten homeless men who turned a vacant lot into an organic vegetable garden are now reaping the rewards of their toil

Zuma maintains his true colours at Zondo commission

The former president’s escapades at the commission of inquiry into state capture are a far cry from Nelson Mandela’s response when summonsed to testify in the high court

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Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story

Greening the Future

The awards are a way of encouraging progress and celebrating those who wake up every day and work to make this country a better more sustainable place

Failing to learn the lessons? The impact of Covid-19 on a Broken and Unequal Education System

If the president was serious about fixing basic education, he would appoint his most competent minister with a powerful mandate to start fixing it

National Science and Technology Forum

It's an independent SETI platform, an essential element of an active democracy and an important part of the collaboration process needed in SETI

Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

The organisation celebrates its Silver Jubilee as an established player in the NSI and as promoter and influencer of SET and innovation in South Africa

Huawei Cloud’s Year-End Sales Carnival

Massive discounts on hot cloud services are on offer along with special coupons and other privileges, but hurry, supplies are limited!