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Pills and prisoners: Why governments trust Big Pharma more than their citizens

Italy has come up with a plan to slash the cost of medicines by May. For the plan to work, they need everyone to get on board.

Corruption charges withdrawn against Phahlane

The case was withdrawn after the magistrate dismissed the state’s application for a postponement

Former top cop Khomotso Phahlane and wife back in court

The disgraced former top cop, his wife and a car dealer are expected back in the Specialised Commercial Crimes Court in Pretoria

Police supplier’s offices closing, but business still running

In April FDA shut down the police's firearm permit system and property control and exhibit management

Battle between police and IT supplier heads to court

​The battle between the police and a supplier that switched off access to critical IT systems last week, has hit the courts

FDA threatens to ‘collapse criminal justice system’

The SAPS supplier threatened to shut down the justice system if the police didn't pay by midnight

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Finance probe into the Ingonyama Trust Board goes ahead

The threat of legal action from ITB chairperson Jerome Ngwenya fails to halt forensic audit ordered by the land reform minister

Fake trafficking news targets migrants

Exaggerated reports on social media of human trafficking syndicates snatching people in broad daylight legitimate xenophobia while deflecting from the real problems in society

Female cops sent for rape counselling

Brigadier Sifiso Cele denies the rape allegations, saying that they are part of a smear campaign and that criminal charges should have been opened if the accusations were true

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Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

Mental Health

During the pandemic there's been a dramatic increase in depression, anxiety and suicides, according to some of the surveys done

Expert financial advice still recommended – especially in uncertain times

A financial advisor is an expert who will help you to protect your wealth and make a realistic plan when unexpected events threaten your wellbeing

What is a virtual card, and how does it work?

A virtual card lets you pay online without ever having to take your card from your wallet or exposing your actual account information

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