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Crib notes: The arms deal commission

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Arms deal: A citizen’s guide to coughing up for con men

The commission of inquiry under Judge Willie Seriti is expected finally to get down to business on Monday. Will it succeed in uncovering corruption?

The beginners’ guide to the Guptas

Industrialists. Newspaper owners. And friends with the president and his family. Read our dummy's guide to the famous family.

Cosatu cheat sheet: All you need to know

Tuned out of the endless coverage of Cosatu's conference this week? No matter, here's everything you need to know in five snarky points.

A dummy’s guide: Making sense of COP17

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FAQ: Chief Justice Sandile Ncgobo

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Ramaphosa issues instruction on Western Cape Covid-19 numbers

President Cyril Ramaphosa has issued an instruction to the Western Cape government to recruit more staff to stem the Covid-19 tide

Capture claims plague new private-security bargaining council

Unhappy members of the National Bargaining Council for the Private Security Sector say corporate governance standards are being flouted

A lifeline for the homeless people in eThekwini

eThekwini plans to retain permanent and safe open spaces for people with nowhere to sleep

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Automotive Industry and Covid-19

Many rental fleets are no longer operational and their usually well-maintained cars are entering the market in big numbers

The fourth industrial revolution: It works for UJ

Huge advances in technology make training and the application of medical knowledge better, faster and more widely accessible

PPS Webinar 4: Asset Protection in Times of Uncertainty

The Covid-19 crisis means people are spending more time at home, so they expect different packages from their insurance companies

International Partnerships are key for Africa during Covid-19

Perhaps this pandemic is the jolt that we needed to strengthen intra-country collaboration and revive international friendships

Auditor-General of South Africa seeks request for information

Suitably qualified and experienced vendors are sought to supply tools to assist in the support of financial statement audits

Former bursary student hits a six and lands top job at WPCA

Thuthuka Bursary recipient Tennyson Botes decided to make a difference in his community — and he's doing exactly that

SANRAL to professionalise its finance division with world-class professional accounting designations

'It is about how I can get my staff to acquire more skills and sharpen those skills that they already have,' says SANRAL CFO Inge Mulder

Empowering his people to unleash their potential

'Being registered as an AGA(SA) means you are capable of engineering an idea and turning it into money,' says Raymond Mayekisa

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