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Dirco: No Mugabe asylum request, yet

Addressing MPs following Mugabe's historic resignation, Dirco dismissed social media rumours that the Mugabe family had applied for asylum in SA.

SA government condemns Egyptian media suppression

In a departure from its usual 'quiet diplomacy', the South African government has condemned the increased suppression of media freedom in Egypt.

Debate on Info Bill delayed

ANC MP Luwellyn Landers says the scheduled debate on the Protection of State Information Bill will be delayed by a week to next Wednesday.

ANC steamrolls info Bill through to next round

The ANC has used its majority in a parliamentary committee to finalise the controversial information Bill, which critics vowed to challenge in court.

Right 2 Know calls to scrap secrecy Bill

The Right 2 Know campaign says the Protection of Information Bill remains a threat to freedom and transparency, and should be scrapped and redrafted.

No public interest defence? ‘Info Bill is anti-democratic’

The ANC's refusal to allow a public interest defence in the Protection of Information Bill has been denounced as "anti-democratic".

‘Good news indeed’ as ANC backs down on info Bill

The African National Congress has bowed to pressure on the Protection of Information Bill on Friday and promised major concessions.

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The PPE scandal that the Treasury hasn’t touched

Many government officials have been talking tough about dealing with rampant corruption in PPE procurement but the majority won't even release names of who has benefited from the R10-billion spend

Health workers afraid of passing Covid to family

While nurses bear the brunt of the most psychologically affected of health workers, most are concerned about access to protective supplies

Treasury presents Covid-19 corruption action plan

Reports of corruption, over-pricing and the delivery of sub-standard PPE have become the norm over the past five months as the country grapples with the Covid-19 pandemic

Press Releases

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

Accounting technician beats the odds to obtain a professional qualification

'Being an AT(SA) offers lifelong learning and professional development opportunities because you never get to stop learning'

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