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IEC ready for elections despite budget and Covid setbacks

The Electoral Commission of South Africa said next year's local government elections will go ahead despite the pandemic as it has plans in place to keep employees and voters safe

IEC fields elections integrity queries

The IEC said it would be conducting an audit of votes cast at a sample of voting stations to establish whether double voting did, in fact, occur.

IEC upholds one list objection — against PAC candidate

The IEC announced on Tuesday that only one of the 52 objections it received was upheld

ANC rejects public’s list objections

The decision by the electoral commission will make or break the party’s voting trajectory

Mbalula says ANC lists can still change

The Electoral Commission will listen to objections to names on electoral lists in some circumstances

IEC stays calm in the face of chaos

The chief electoral officer’s years of experience  will help ensure citizens’ choices are honoured

Lists scandal will haunt Ramaphosa

Internal divisions and his focus on reviving the state have warped the selection of ANC candidates

Corruption allegations don’t count, says Magashule

Magashule said candidates who had been convicted of an offence for which the penalty was more than 12 months in jail had been removed from the list

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The city argues that it is not carrying out evictions, but is acting against land invasions

Back in time to meals on wheels

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People’s behaviour stoking Gauteng pandemic

The active case count of Gauteng surpasses that of whole countries. Workers at clinics report a ‘concerning’ relaxation of basic health protocols

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Full-time Johannesburg-based CEO required for HI HOPES

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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

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