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The art of flouting security

The Gauteng DOE has ticked all the boxes in terms of security for its schools. Yet,there has been a seeming increase in incidents at schools

Learning to find peace on the stage

artInsideOut launched an intensive three-week theatre course aimed at helping children use creativity to handle setbacks.

Who’s to blame for dying flamingos?

Drought or poor infrastructure — What is the cause of all the flamingo drama in the Northern Cape?

What’s next for Maria Ramos?

After leading Absa for a decade, Ramos is retiring from her post as chief executive at the end of February

Slice of life: Tapsula and the superhero

'It gave us a great vehicle to discover the conversation that can be had historically and today between tap and pantsula dance'

ANC stands by comrades implicated at Zondo commission

The party will wait for the findings of the Zondo commission before it takes action

Motshekga: We look to 2018 matriculants to solve problems

The pupils have been tasked to work towards the fourth industrial revolution

IEB matric results: 98.9% pass rate

More matric learners are writing and passing the IEB exams

Embattled Denel gets new CEO

Daniel Du Toit is expected to build on the turnaround strategy that was introduced at Denel earlier this year

SIU wants Eskom-Tegeta R3.7bn coal contract cancelled

The ten-year contract is expected to end in 2025

NPA to prosecute Marius Fransman over sexual harassment allegations

Marius Fransman is accused of sexually harassing his personal assistant during a work trip in 2016

Tuks appoints Kupe as new VC

The University of Pretoria council says Professor Tawana Kupe brings ‘considerable experience’ to the position

Sibanye-Lonmin deal one step closer, moratorium on job cuts

The South African Competition Tribunal approved Sibanye’s acquisition of Lonmin subject to agreed conditions between the two companies

Pattern of wasteful expenditure as audit regression increases

The Auditor General says over the last four years, more audit outcomes have regressed than improved

ConCourt judgment a step forward for activists, but Joburg still has ‘protest fees’

The White House is considering an ‘event management cost’ which is not that different from Joburg’s ‘planning costs’ for protests

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Hawks swoop down with more arrests in R1.4-billion corruption blitz

The spate of arrests for corruption continues apace in Gauteng and the Eastern Cape.

SANDF hid R200m expenditure on ‘Covid’ drug it can’t use

Military health officials are puzzled by the defence department importing a drug that has not been approved for treating coronavirus symptoms from Cuba

Epic fail: Africa’s Fortnite battle

Forced onto the backfoot by poor ping and overseas servers, African gamers are getting creative in an attempt to play one of the biggest competitive games. In the second instalment of our gaming corner, we chat to some of the innovators

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Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

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

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