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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

Electric vehicles rescue GM plant

The Michigan assembly line faced closure as part of General Motors restructuring scheme, which would have cost jobs

Figureheads won’t help women

It takes political mobilisation, education, laws and economic opportunities

Zuma banned from addressing Cosatu gatherings

The president can’t address the ANC alliance partner because his leadership can’t be trusted or supported, says the labour federation.

China reforms poise to reshape landscape

Chinese economic reforms, including allowing only-child parents to have more than one child, are poised to inject growth into much of the economy.

Naamsa: Strike in auto sector could affect investment

South Africa’s automotive industry will see less investment in manufacturing if labour disputes continue, according to the carmakers’ association.

US General Motors settles apartheid reparations claim

A US court has ratified a settlement between 25 South Africans who suffered at the hands of the apartheid security police.

Buyers baulk at cost of ‘green’ cars

A lot still needs to happen in the alternative fuels vehicle market before sales figures start to rise.

GM profit falls, shares tumble on weak outlook

General Motors has posted a 15% fall in profit for the third quarter after a loss in Europe and investors that closed the door to improvement.

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Gauteng responds to grave concern

The news of Gauteng’s grave site preparations raised alarm about the expected number of Covid-19-related deaths in the province

Demolition of hope in Hangberg

The City of Cape Town in June twice knocked down structures on land allocated for other purposes. The city says these were not evictions; residents ask why no police are available for rapes and murders

Corruption allegations: It’s a family affair at Dihlabeng municipality

The mayor, her relatives and their friends keep landing lucrative tenders and using state resources. Yet Lindiwe Makhalema has failed to declare the list of her relationships with people and companies benefiting from the municipality

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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

Eleven ways to protect yourself against fraud

While financial services firms work continuously to improve security, fraudsters are always devising new plans to circumvent the latest safety measures

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