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Zuma takes Soweto to church as he compares the ANC to Jesus Christ

The president urged the ruling party's supporters to flock to Orlando Stadium this coming Sunday for its 105th anniversary celebration.

Editorial: ​Loot continua. Let’s party

The ANC cannot yet disentangle its ideals and its promises from the internal realpolitik of its leadership battles, such as the clash looming now.

ANC kicks off build-up to 105th anniversary celebration in Gauteng

The rally is expected to give the party an opportunity to set the tone and direction for the year ahead.

Big business coughs up for ANC birthday celebrations

Companies will spend a small fortune to mingle with the ruling party’s bigwigs at its birthday bash in the Western Cape next week.

January 8: Predictable ANC manifesto and Zuma’s boo situation

Gwede Mantashe says the ANC's 2014 manifesto will surprise no one. But will Jacob Zuma survive the boos as the party campaigns for election support?

Khaya Dlanga: What happened to ANC’s ‘first principle’?

It's time the ANC did some soul-searching. It's time the party returned to its "first principle": justice and equality for all, writes Khaya Dlanga.

ANC backtracks on media tribunal

The ANC has temporarily backed down from its call to establish a media appeals tribunal, but is adamant the press council must reform its rules.

No cheap seats at ANC’s ‘people’s dinner’

For this election year the ANC planned to show itself to be a party which cared about people and that valued relationships for their own sake.

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Sisulu axes another water board

Umgeni Water’s board in KwaZulu-Natal was appointed irregularly by her predecessor, the water and sanitation minister claims

Scores die in Western Cape’s deadly taxi tit-for-tat

Forty-three people were shot dead in the first six months of this year in the Western Cape’s intractable taxi violence, while close to 100 have been arrested and 40 are on court rolls in connection with the conflict

Ingonyama Trust Board moves to retrench staff

More than 50 workers at the Ingonyama Trust Board have been issued section 189 notices

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Debt management amid Covid-19 and beyond

This webinar on Debt Management, sponsored by Debt Rescue, had its experts share a practical approach to debt management amid this crisis and beyond

NSTF-South32 Awards

All of the awards are made for outstanding contributions to science, engineering, technology and innovation in South Africa

The benefits of being a GEMS member

The scheme offers comprehensive and affordable healthcare options to all public service employees and greater access to better healthcare

The evolution of South Africa’s savings culture

A common misconception is that you need a lot of money to start saving, but this is simply not true – you can start with R50

Tobacco producers welcome new research confirming that cigarette ban has failed

Every day that goes by shows the importance of getting rid of this ban and going back to producing and selling cigarettes as we were before

Cost increases sharing of cigarettes

Many people are questioning whether the ban on tobacco in South Africa is not in fact having the opposite effect of that intended

How to tell if you have a hidden contact centre in your business

The important thing to remember is that a contact centre is defined less by the physical space it occupies and more by the customer experience it delivers

Accessing health and justice in a time of Covid-19

The similarities between the HIV epidemic and the Covid-19 pandemic are hard to ignore – the most obvious is the level of premature deaths caused by both

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