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Recall unheard voices in South Africa’s history

Adelaide Tantsi Dube’s poem was published in 1913, the year Africans were stripped of their land

Expropriating land won’t rid us of red tape

Current land reform policy is so bogged down by bureaucracy that there’ll be no quick-fix solution

A township obliterates a rural life bulldozed by apartheid

This week the Mail & Guardian is proud to publish a story that is a continuation of a new, specialised reporting genre,

No one will be left out of land claims process, says Zuma

President Jacob Zuma has asked traditional leaders to use their resources and help their communities reclaim land - with the help of a good lawyer.

ANC fast forwards vote-catching Bills

The ANC has pushed a number of high-profile amendments to a number of laws ahead of the upcoming elections.

Reviled Land Act is being re-enacted

The irony of two "tribal" Bills that serve the interests of chiefs over ordinary citizens appears to be lost on the ANC, writes Aninka Claassens.

ANC land policies: Talk left, walk right?

It's good election rhetoric but the main problems dogging farm redistribution are not being addressed, say Ben Cousins and Ruth Hall.

Up to 21% of land is state owned, says surveyor general

An audit of state-owned land has found at least 14% of the area of South Africa - and perhaps as much as a fifth - is owned by the government.

Modise returns R60m worth of ‘stolen’ land

North West Premier Thandi Modise has returned six farms in the Ratlou municipality after they were taken from the community through the 1913 Land Act.

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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

Sassa disses disability grant applicants

Towards the end of level four of the lockdown, Sassa offices reopened for applications for old age pensions and childcare and foster care grants, but not for disability grants

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

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Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

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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

Economic ramifications of Covid-19

There is an opportunity for business and government in collaboration to galvanise and work together, and present ourselves as a viable destination for investment

BCX empowers its finance staff with professional accounting qualifications

'For the finance function to go beyond the numbers we need to be professional and we cannot leave out the financial control experts'

Ensuring no prospective CA(SA) is left behind

Sizwe Nxasana talks about the macro-economic impact our country will suffer if the accountancy profession fails to transform its pipeline in the pandemic

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