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Zambia votes: The ‘political contest has never been this fierce’ say analysts

With Zambia’s pre-election violence and economic woes, the ‘political contest has never been this fierce’ say analysts.

WATCH: Mmusi Maimane declares early DA election victory in the City of Tshwane

The results are yet to be finalised but the Democratic Alliance leader is certain Tshwane is blue.

ANC launches Countdown to Victory: ‘We’re the only party that’s liberated SA’

With less than a month before the local government elections, the ANC has pulled out all the stops to ensure it retains most of the big metros.

Voters’ drive draws young urbanites

Despite a good turnout, the numbers are still well below a 10th of the estimated nine million people thought eligible but unregistered.

Desperate and divided, SA is gatvol

The big question is: Will people vote for another party, or will it be protests and strikes as usual?

Why the ANC still rules the roost

The DA is completely out of touch with black voters, who are more likely to opt for the ANC or the Economic Freedom Fighters.

ANC remains a dirty word in Marikana

But the ruling party still has a core of ardent supporters in the town, who hope it will fulfil its promises.

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Vaccine trial results due in December

If successful, it will then have to be manufactured and distributed

White men still rule and earn more

Women and black people occupy only a few seats at the JSE table, the latest PwC report has found

The PPE scandal that the Treasury hasn’t touched

Many government officials have been talking tough about dealing with rampant corruption in PPE procurement but the majority won't even release names of who has benefited from the R10-billion spend

Press Releases

WiMSA shines a light on the future of women in mining

Men in mining must begin to take it upon themselves to support the development of women in the industry

Department of Public Works and Infrastructure reveals second gender-based violence advocacy artwork

The men and boys of South Africa are important role players in this mission to ensure that women are respected, protected and treated equally

Empowering the voice of women in leadership to enable full participation in their roles in leadership and decision making

Sibanye-Stillwater has 13% female representation in its workforce and is actively working to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

Surviving the tobacco ban

Nicotine is given as the ‘likely’ reason for lower Covid-19 infection rates but authorities still stress the health risk of smoking

Smokers hold thumbs for cigarette ban to be lifted

SATTA is worried about the impact of the ban on its own members activities and how the ban is helping black marketeers to make millions of rands illegally

Covid-19: Outlook on the economy, politics and labour

Old Mutual had experts unpack the effects of the pandemic and provide practical tips on how to deal with the financial impact of job losses and salary cuts

Opt-in to Popia

All business owners should take note: there is a lot of work ahead to ensure compliance with the POPI Act that has just come into effect

Capital Legacy talks life

The Covid-19 pandemic is revealing how few people actually sort their affairs to the benefit of their loved ones they leave behind when they pass on

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