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Eskom cancels dodgy R100m tender linked to Mabuza’s niece

An internal investigation revealed ‘irregularities’ in the process of awarding the contract

To fight Covid-19, we must fight intellectual property, trade and investment rules

These restrictions must be overturned or ignored because they are limiting the production and importing of essential medical equipment such as ventilators

Partner row hits Mabuza Eskom deal

Former business associate says Nomvula Mabuza was not authorised to use his firm’s credentials to win the R100-million maintenance contract

Mabuza’s ‘distant relative’ scored big

Eskom’s woes are often because of boiler problems at its power plants. R50-billion has been set aside to fix them, but some of the contracts are going to questionable entities

​Creating a sustainable future with technological innovation and skills development

General Electric looks back at the progress it has made in over 120 years in Africa

KPMG, under fire in SA, now faces US shareholder protests

The ​Financial Times reported on Tuesday that KPMG could face protests over its audits of major clients Wells Fargo and General Electric

BLAST FROMT THE PAST: General Electric to double Africa Revenue to $10bn

General Electric says it is seeking to target power, health and locomotive opportunities in the hopes of boosting economies in Africa.

SA embraces innovation, but education remains a concern

While innovation is crucial to a country’s competitiveness, it is not the only factor and the quality of education is still a concern, a survey found.

Transnet profits exceed R5bn for the first time

The state-owned freight and logistics company says that annual profit has risen by 25%.

World stocks dampened by dim earnings

Asian stocks tumbled on Monday followed by losses across European and United States markets on concern over company earnings and increasing gloom about prospects for the global economy, analysts said. Wall Street stocks opened lower as Wachovia bank, one of America's largest retail banking groups, announced a net loss of $350-million.

World markets continue to burden JSE

World markets were dampened by negative earnings reports from the United States on Monday, causing the JSE to pull back sharply. By midday, the JSE's broader all-share index had fallen 1,48%. The banking index pulled back 2,51% and financials retreated 1,41%.

US court gives hope to apartheid victims

Victims who filed suit for $400-billion against United States businesses allegedly complicit with the former South African apartheid regime have found new hope following a federal court ruling in the US. "The appeal court decision is a major victory," said Michael Hausfeld, a lawyer for the victims on the heels of Friday's decision by a Manhattan federal court.

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Zuma maintains his true colours at Zondo commission

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Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story

Greening the Future

The awards are a way of encouraging progress and celebrating those who wake up every day and work to make this country a better more sustainable place

Failing to learn the lessons? The impact of Covid-19 on a Broken and Unequal Education System

If the president was serious about fixing basic education, he would appoint his most competent minister with a powerful mandate to start fixing it

National Science and Technology Forum

It's an independent SETI platform, an essential element of an active democracy and an important part of the collaboration process needed in SETI

Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

The organisation celebrates its Silver Jubilee as an established player in the NSI and as promoter and influencer of SET and innovation in South Africa

Huawei Cloud’s Year-End Sales Carnival

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