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Basic income grant on the cards as Covid-19 threat intensifies

The pandemic has triggered a global economic crisis that will leave many South Africans without income security

Rid the infrastructure spend of patronage in the post-Covid-19 reconstruction

This can be done by making the project’s 30% of the budget for local broad-based black economic empowerment a separate budget to break the feedback loop that greases the wheels of patronage.

Lockdown level three brings waves of despair

Like all of us, Derek Davey is trying to put on a brave face as we live through a once-in-a-life-time disaster

We need more anger about racism in South Africa

Those who want a non-racial and equal society need to unite against both whites and blacks who collaborate to entrench a racist system

Ramaphosa: Find the ‘silver lining’ in Covid-19

President Cyril Ramaphosa tells MPs he expects tough economic times ahead for South Africans, but the crisis is a chance to ‘look at the way we’re doing things’

Ramaphosa — ‘We are still near the beginning of this epidemic’

President’s address covered the twin pandemics of Covid-19 and the murder and rape of women ‘who were killed by men'

Covid concerns have call centres closing doors — and opening new ones

The sector employs 60 000 people in the Western Cape alone. Whereas some centres have cut staff, others are reskilling and preparing for a different future

All South Africans can help build a sustainable digital infrastructure

Technology is key for youth to access economic opportunities, however many cannot afford devices or data

An emergency budget needs bold decisions, including a bigger public sector

Choosing this path would create work for many while also building the infrastructure that the country needs

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Basic income grant on the cards as Covid-19 threat intensifies

The pandemic has triggered a global economic crisis that will leave many South Africans without income security

Taxis and Covid-19: ‘The ideal doesn’t exist’

After months of complaining about the regulations imposed on the industry, taxi owners have been given a lifeline

Mask rules are not meant to ‘criminalise’ the public

Shop owners and taxi drivers can now refuse entry to people who defy mandatory mask-wearing regulations

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Yvonne Chetty: a passion for an efficient public sector and mentoring

'Being affiliated to a professional body such as SAICA makes providing expert guidance and support to my colleagues that much easier'

Full-time Johannesburg-based CEO required for HI HOPES

An entrepreneurial, business-minded, impact-driven individual is sought to lead the organisation as it looks to scale and grow

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

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