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What happened to the Covid-19 special grant?

The newly established grant intended to bring informal economy workers into South Africa’s social security net during the lockdown has had a disastrous start

Blanket scandal exposes potential for Covid-19 corruption

All of KwaZulu-Natal’s Covid-19 emergency spending has been centralised under the provincial treasury after the controversial purchase of R22-million of blankets by the social development department

Some children can now travel between parents — subject to conditions

The regulations have eased up but not for guardians and separated parents who do not have a court order or a parental agreement

We fail children living with disabilities

Despite commendable work and persistent battles, not enough is being done for these learners

Climate change and poverty go hand in hand

Crops allow the poor to provide for themselves, but they need support to do so during droughts

Through the eyes of a child convict

Children commit crimes and are sent to juvenile centres to await their trials or to serve their sentences

Dodgy official ‘parachuted’ into Sassa

Staff say Benedicta Monama knows little about the agency and highlight her controversial past

Striking PSA workers taken to labour court

The PSA received court papers on Monday to say that the department of social development would apply for an interdict to stop the strike

No social grant pay points have been closed ― Shabangu

Social development minister says the transition from CPS to Sapo will closely involve all beneficiaries

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Second SANDF report-back to court is silent on Khosa investigation

Despite a court-ordered deadline for the completion of the internal investigation, no explanation is given for Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula’s contradictory positions

Virus spreads like fire in the Cape

The Western province, which has 65% of all positive Covid-19 cases, is preparing additional health facilities for a July peak

Historic tobacconist decides to quit

The Cape Town institution, which has traded from the same location for 200 years, has been forced from its premises because of being unable to sell tobacco during the lockdown

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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

What is an AGA(SA) and AT(SA) and why do they matter?

If your company has these qualified professionals it will help improve efficiencies and accelerate progress by assisting your organisation to perform better

Mining company uses rich seam of technology to gear up for Covid-19

Itec Direct technology provides instant temperature screening of staff returniing to the workplace with no human contact

Covid-19 and Back to School Webinar

If our educators can take care of themselves, they can take care of the children they teach

5G technology is the future

Besides a healthcare problem Covid-19 is also a data issue and 5G technology, with its lightning speed, can help to curb its spread

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