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Red berets hit back at Gordhan with charges of their own

The EFF announced a criminal case will be opened against Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan

Gordhan lays criminal charges against Malema

Last week, the EFF leader launched a scathing attack on Pravin Gordhan outside the Zondo commission of inquiry into state capture

Retired KZN judge president awarded nearly R1m in damages claim

Chiman Patel has been awarded damages of R900 000 in his claim against provincial Director of Public Prosecutions Moipone Noko

Vicki Momberg refused leave to appeal conviction and prison sentence

Momberg was sentenced to three years in prison, of which one year was suspended, following her racist tirade in 2016.

‘Most hate speech complaints recorded in Gauteng’

​The SA Human Rights Commission received 486 racism complaints for the 2016/2017 period, most centred around hate speech and the use of the k-word

Jail time for South African woman using racist slur sets new precedent

In a landmark court ruling, a South African woman has been sentenced to three years in jail (one suspended) for using a racist and offensive word

Jail time for Vicki Momberg sets new precedent

Past cases indicate that verbal crimen injuria is not that serious. But a landmark sentence in South Africa has changed that

KZN mayor lays charge over Gupta slur

Newcastle's mayor Afzul Rehman has laid a complaint against a traffic official for calling him a Gupta.

Reitz Four to appeal sentencing

The four former University of the Free State students known as the "Reitz Four" will appeal their sentencing, their lawyer said on Monday.

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Ramaphosa asks all South Africans to help to avoid 50 000 Covid-19 deaths this year

Calling this ‘the gravest crisis in the history of our democracy’, the president said level three lockdown remains, but enforcement will be strengthened

Watch it again: Ramaphosa addresses the nation on risk-adjusted strategy to manage Covid-19 spread

The president's address comes after a number of meetings with Cabinet and the National Command Council

Court must declare Cape Town’s ‘inhuman’ demolitions, evictions illegal, says law centre

The city argues that it is not carrying out evictions, but is acting against land invasions

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Full-time Johannesburg-based CEO required for HI HOPES

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Balwin properties and Absa launch South Africa’s first green home loan

Balwin Properties’ Edge registration of over 16 000 units was a global first, covering more homes than any single property developer in the world to date

Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

SAICA makes ongoing efforts to encourage the professionalisation of financial offices in private and public sector organisations

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

Cheque value bundles – real value

Most people do not pay much attention to what bank account they have and whether or not it is suited to their daily realities

Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

In addition to the cash benefits, you will receive special offers and exclusive deals from selected Absa Rewards partners

Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector

Eleven ways to protect yourself against fraud

While financial services firms work continuously to improve security, fraudsters are always devising new plans to circumvent the latest safety measures

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