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‘People the same as pigs’ in the Vaal

The water and sanitation department has taken over the clean-up project while sewage continues to pollute the Vaal River and Emfuleni municipality

Hawks eye ANC politicians next

Top cop says more big players will be added to the list of accused as the state prepares to go to court

Hawks arrest Free State ‘asbestos project’ players

Businessman Edwin Sodi and senior civil servants are among those arrested over the R200-million theft of state funds

Housing activists want probe into City of Cape Town ‘spying’

The City of Cape Town admits it monitors the social-media pages of housing activists but denies that this is spying, as tensions surrounding land occupations increase

Amatola Water boss charged with organising protests

Amatola Water has charged its suspended chief executive, Vuyo Zitumane, for allegedly manipulating procurement processes and orchestrating protests against the board by the South African Municipal Workers Union (Samwu) to disrupt Amatola’s operations

More Sisulu appointments queried

The minister’s selection of an interim estate agency board was allegedly unlawful

State calls housing agency to order

Funding has been cut over a slew of problems at the body meant to ensure low-cost homes

‘Minister caused HDA board crisis’

Former chairperson Mavuso Msimang says Nomaindia Mfeketo was warned, but did nothing

Mfeketo wrestles with ombud services

The human settlements minister suspended the chief ombud over an 'investment' with the VBS Mutual Bank

How solving the Eldorado Park housing crisis could keep a family safe

Gauteng human settlements MEC Paul Mashatile says preference for housing will be given to those who applied in 1994.

Meet the woman replacing Tokyo Sexwale

We chat to newly appointed Human Settlements Minister Connie September about her life in politics and her task ahead.

The Govan Mbeki Awards 2013 winners

A list of those who were recognised for excellence in human settlements.

Meeting SA’s housing needs

The main focus of the department of human settlement's housing delivery strategy remains the poorest of the poor.

Building a better South Africa

Human settlements minister pays tribute to Govan Mbeki.

North West wins big

Province received three accolades for excellence in creating human settlements.

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Fake trafficking news targets migrants

Exaggerated reports on social media of human trafficking syndicates snatching people in broad daylight legitimate xenophobia while deflecting from the real problems in society

Female cops sent for rape counselling

Brigadier Sifiso Cele denies the rape allegations, saying that they are part of a smear campaign and that criminal charges should have been opened if the accusations were true

‘Lost’ PPE: Morar a ‘player and ref’

Roshan Morar, the auditor who supplied the KZN education department with sanitisers has also been tasked with investigating the “disappearance” of millions of rands worth of PPE

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The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

Mental Health

During the pandemic there's been a dramatic increase in depression, anxiety and suicides, according to some of the surveys done

Expert financial advice still recommended – especially in uncertain times

A financial advisor is an expert who will help you to protect your wealth and make a realistic plan when unexpected events threaten your wellbeing

What is a virtual card, and how does it work?

A virtual card lets you pay online without ever having to take your card from your wallet or exposing your actual account information

Expert grant writer vacancy

The role of the grant writer is to work collaboratively with the HST bid team to conceptualise and write proposals for upcoming grant calls

Investment outlook beyond Covid-19

Opportunities for local business growth needed to be identified and strategically capitalised on, and we have to be really deliberate about that

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