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Anarchy rules at home affairs

It is unwise to entrust our fingerprints, biographical details and legislative authority to a syndicate of delinquent government officials

Mother challenges home affairs

A stateless woman in Durban is waging a court battle to receive identification documents so she can apply for birth certificates for her children

Immigration Act upended by legal chaos

Every foreigner, including investors, has to hurdle ignorant officials and a multiplicity of ‘laws’

SA’s contradictory laws discriminate against children of migrants

Proposed regulations for birth certificates will deny children of migrants the right to education

Chawla demanded a luxury flight to Gupta naturalisation inquiry

The Gupta lieutenant said his immediate return to South Africa would be subject to Parliament purchasing him a business-class flight

Gigaba rights queer affairs

Prejudiced officials in the department and transgender people’s IDs will be tackled

Gigaba, Apleni to testify on day two of Gupta naturalisation inquiry

Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba will testify under oath on his role in the Guptas’ alleged capture of his department

Parliament considers summoning Gupta lieutenant Ashu Chawla

Chawla is a citizen of South Africa, and the portfolio committee on home affairs wants him for questioning

Lesbian couple finally get a visa but it’s a ‘housewife’ permit

They regard it as a ‘milestone’ even if one of them is not allowed to work, but they’ll keep fighting

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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

Press Releases

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

Security and Compliance Evolution in the Data Revolution

Organisations must adopt a risk-based approach to compliance and rely on technology to mitigate that risk and on people and process controls as well

Covid-19 vs Child Nutrition

Children are being impacted severely across the world because of things such as reduced immunisation as health services prioritise treating Covid-19 cases

MTN’s network innovation sees 5G launched at 100 sites countrywide

MTN South Africa has launched its widely accessible 5G network – the first of MTN’s 21 operations across Africa and the Middle East

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