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Cops take 12 years to take statement on former intelligence boss Mdluli dockets, court hears

Former crime intelligence head Richard Mdluli appeared in court today in relation to kidnapping and murder charges from 17 years ago.

Inspector-general of intelligence post on hold again

After fierce objections by opposition parties, a report recommending former ANC MP Cecil Burgess for appointment was referred back to the committee.

Black Brain, White Brain: The new wave of racist science

The last decade has seen a revival of a very old and long-discredited idea: that intelligence is influenced by racial origin.

SA spied on its government to get facts on Russian deal

SA's intelligence service relied on a spy close to Russia to find out details about its own government's involvement in a $100-million satellite deal.

Botswana cowed by Big Brother’s rule of fear

Concern is mounting over the lack of legislative accountability of Botswana's powerful intelligence directorate, which answers only to the president.

Why is no one watching the watchmen?

A long-awaited report reveals SA spooks’ endless battles with funds, efficacy and independence

Comment: Breast may be best, but bribing mothers to nurse is not

There are many advantages to breastfeeding but should mothers be bribed to do it?

Cwele announces new appointments in intelligence

Dennis Thokozani Dlomo has been appointed National Intelligence Coordination Committee head, announced State Security Minister Siyabonga Cwele.

Zimbabwe builds spooks academy

The government has started the construction of a $22-million school of intelligence that it will name after President Robert Mugabe.

Intelligence agencies have to place emphasis on transparency

The secrecy and tight restrictions on information give rise to suspicion and mistrust.

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Special Investigating Unit probes Covid-19 tenderpreneurs

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Vaccine trial results due in December

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WiMSA shines a light on the future of women in mining

Men in mining must begin to take it upon themselves to support the development of women in the industry

Department of Public Works and Infrastructure reveals second gender-based violence advocacy artwork

The men and boys of South Africa are important role players in this mission to ensure that women are respected, protected and treated equally

Empowering the voice of women in leadership to enable full participation in their roles in leadership and decision making

Sibanye-Stillwater has 13% female representation in its workforce and is actively working to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

Surviving the tobacco ban

Nicotine is given as the ‘likely’ reason for lower Covid-19 infection rates but authorities still stress the health risk of smoking

Smokers hold thumbs for cigarette ban to be lifted

SATTA is worried about the impact of the ban on its own members activities and how the ban is helping black marketeers to make millions of rands illegally

Covid-19: Outlook on the economy, politics and labour

Old Mutual had experts unpack the effects of the pandemic and provide practical tips on how to deal with the financial impact of job losses and salary cuts

Opt-in to Popia

All business owners should take note: there is a lot of work ahead to ensure compliance with the POPI Act that has just come into effect

Capital Legacy talks life

The Covid-19 pandemic is revealing how few people actually sort their affairs to the benefit of their loved ones they leave behind when they pass on

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