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Black construction businesses sidelined

When it comes to mega infrastructure projects, it is still the mega white-owned companies who score government contracts

Unethical businesses will face people’s protest

Companies must behave like model democratic citizens if they are to earn and retain society’s social licence to operate

South Africa’s economy is in a severe recession

StatsSa has dubbed Q2 of 2020 the “pandemic quarter” as a result of hard Covid-19 lockdown that saw most sectors of the economy plummeting

Is maths any of their beeswax?

The humble honeybee is catching up to humans in the arithmetic game, but there is quite literally nothing to worry about

​Frogs vs angels: Prophet Bushiri’s angel landing pad plan declared illegal

Shepherd Bushiri didn’t have an environmental permit to build on land zoned for agriculture.

Housing and jobs go hand in hand

Both are urgently required and the solutions to housing provision and job creation are relatively simple.

Attitudes hold SA workers hostage

Many employers seem to prefer hiring foreigners, who are seen as hard and diligent workers with "ambition".

Cheated clients to nail construction firms

A total of 15 construction companies found guilty of collusion by the competition authorities.

Editorial: Colluding at the expense of the poor

Was it a surprise that a half-built shopping mall collapsed in Tongaat? No. Could it have been avoided? Yes.

Workers trapped under roof of collapsed Tongaat mall

About 50 workers are feared trapped under rubble after the roof of a shopping mall collapsed in Tongaat, north of Durban, says paramedics.

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Madibeng has a ‘blatant disregard for the law’

The local municipality irregularly spent at least R443.8-million according to the auditor general’s latest report

Q&A Sessions: ‘I think I was born way before my time’ — Mamodupi Mohlala

The chief executive of the Estate Agency Affairs Board and the deputy chair of the SABC board, shares her take on retrenchments at the public broadcaster and reveals why she hates horror movies

Public protector’s ‘mistakes’ were made to nail the president, court hears

Busisiwe Mkhwebane discarded facts that were inconvenient to her when she investigated the CR17 campaign, Cyril Ramaphosa’s lawyers argued

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Western Cape SMBs look to technology to get them through pandemic

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Land reform still a hot potato

The land has got to belong to all the people of South Africa, and many believe that there’s no other mechanism for that except expropriation