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Comrade Andrew Mlangeni was the embodiment of service

Kgalema Motlanthe paid tribute to ANC struggle stalwart Andrew Mlangeni, who died on Tuesday, at his 95th birthday celebrations last month

Objections will not suspend the election results

Smaller parties are threatening court action. But this does not automatically suspend the results of the election

Elections 2019: Over 4.9mil votes counted, Cope has hope

South Africans headed the polls on Wednesday to elect the country’s sixth democratic administration

Small parties are shrinking – except for Freedom Front Plus

​Over the past four elections the smaller political parties have been losing votes hand over fist

Maimane puts a spin on DA’s wide ball

The party leader jumps in to add some pace to the party’s underwhelming manifesto launch

COPE MP to ‘back up’ Agrizzi testimony at Zondo commission

Dennis Bloem was the chairperson of Parliament’s correctional services oversight committee

We colluded in our land dispossession

Like Lekota, Agrizzi has revealed a dreadful truth — we gave away the state for measly trinkets

Cope’s Lekota to introduce bill to allow independents to run for Parliament

The Electoral Laws Amendment Bill will seek to amend the Electoral Commission Act, 1996, to provide for and to regulate independent candidacy

Gigaba: ‘I’m gonna be alright’ as opposition parties react to his resignation

The ANC's alliance partner the SACP has applauded Malusi Gigaba for his decision

Lekota joins forces with AfriForum to ‘protect property rights’

​Cope leader Mosiuoa Lekota will join AfriForum in asking other countries to put pressure on South Africa not to amend the Constitution

Police portfolio committee calls for probe into Hawks

This follows revelations made by former deputy finance minister Mcebisi Jonas at the state capture inquiry on Friday

Changes to the Constitution may boost, not weaken property rights

Steven Friedman argues that the constitutional amendment is likely to clarify the Constitution’s current provisions on land expropriation

Premier hopeful: ‘Work the land’

The Tshwane metro’s DA speaker believes agriculture will stimulate the province’s economy and generate jobs

Hard day for Lekota at land hearings

Lekota endured a difficult day, getting stick from members of the public for his opposition to proposed amendments to Section 25 of the Constitution

Ramaphosa set to answer questions in Parliament

Most of the focus of the questions to President Ramaphosa is expected to be on the economy

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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

Durban city manager says NPA erred in his bail conditions

The corruption-fraught metro is coming to grips with having a municipal manager who is on bail for graft, yet has returned to work

SA justice delays extradition of paedophile to UK

Efforts to bring Lee Nigel Tucker to justice have spanned 16 years and his alleged victims have waited for 30 years

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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

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'

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