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Ward councillors are key players

The politicisation of such an important element of democracy leaves residents frustrated and angry

Progress in health, human settlements and education

Masuelle highlighted improvements in delivery of services for education

​The state must invest in rental stock for people earning less than R3 200 a month

Informal settlements, ‘bad’ buildings and overcrowding will increase without this government intervention.

Eldorado Park was built on dreams, many of them shattered by government ineptitude

Eldorado Park, south of Johannesburg, is a place where buildings like Hillbrow Flats once reflected people’s hopes. But that was a long time ago.

North West government spent R54m on abandoned housing project

Despite a housing shortage in the area, R54-million has gone missing in a project that provincial leaders cancelled before completion.

Know your rights, says new government programme

The justice department's Amarightza programme aims to educate the public and officials about the socioeconomic rights enshrined in the Bill of Rights.

SA’s ‘sad story of housing’ – Lindiwe Sisulu

The housing delivery rate fell by 25% in the past five years and the backlog stands at 2.3-million, said Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu.

Grootboom win a house of cards

This week, <b>Niren Tolsi<b>, looks at the transformative impact of Constitutional Court judgments in the communities which need it most.

Zuma teary-eyed over poverty

President Jacob Zuma said he was nearly reduced to tears when he saw a family's living conditions in a shack he visited in Orange Farm, Johannesburg.

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Gauteng responds to grave concern

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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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