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Police can smoke out dagga farmers

​Agriculture minister Senzeni Zokwana has told Eastern Cape cannabis farmers not to expect protection from his department

More irrigation, less migration

The effect of climate change in Africa’s semi-arid countries is driving young people out of rural areas into cities

Police commissioner tells cops to let the stoners blaze

In a directive seen by the M&G, police are advised to immediately cease the arrest of people found in possession of cannabis

Gareth Prince is still burning to be a lawyer

During his first court appearance Prince learnt that 'the disrespect and disgust for our indigenous people and our practices were quite apparent'

EFF spurns DA, woos ANC

The ruling party and Economic Freedom Fighters may cosy up after metro battles leave the Democratic Alliance bloodied

Initiation Bill trips over Contralesa

Amakhosi say they have not been consulted and have been insulted because women are involved

We’ll pay Eskom, not municipality

Businesses are hard hit by blackouts because local government owes the power utility billions of rand

Cosatu’s boss loses favour to his deputy

The NUM and Nehawu are leading Zingiswa Losi’s campaign to replace S’dumo Dlamini

Anxiety grows over party funding Bill

​Civil society groups fear President Cyril Ramaphosa is being lobbied about not signing the Political Party Funding Bill until after the 2019 election

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Ramaphosa issues instruction on Western Cape Covid-19 numbers

President Cyril Ramaphosa has issued an instruction to the Western Cape government to recruit more staff to stem the Covid-19 tide

Capture claims plague new private-security bargaining council

Unhappy members of the National Bargaining Council for the Private Security Sector say corporate governance standards are being flouted

A lifeline for the homeless people in eThekwini

eThekwini plans to retain permanent and safe open spaces for people with nowhere to sleep

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Automotive Industry and Covid-19

Many rental fleets are no longer operational and their usually well-maintained cars are entering the market in big numbers

The fourth industrial revolution: It works for UJ

Huge advances in technology make training and the application of medical knowledge better, faster and more widely accessible

PPS Webinar 4: Asset Protection in Times of Uncertainty

The Covid-19 crisis means people are spending more time at home, so they expect different packages from their insurance companies

International Partnerships are key for Africa during Covid-19

Perhaps this pandemic is the jolt that we needed to strengthen intra-country collaboration and revive international friendships

Auditor-General of South Africa seeks request for information

Suitably qualified and experienced vendors are sought to supply tools to assist in the support of financial statement audits

Former bursary student hits a six and lands top job at WPCA

Thuthuka Bursary recipient Tennyson Botes decided to make a difference in his community — and he's doing exactly that

SANRAL to professionalise its finance division with world-class professional accounting designations

'It is about how I can get my staff to acquire more skills and sharpen those skills that they already have,' says SANRAL CFO Inge Mulder

Empowering his people to unleash their potential

'Being registered as an AGA(SA) means you are capable of engineering an idea and turning it into money,' says Raymond Mayekisa

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