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Right of reply: Lindinkosi Ndibongo

The M&G would like to apologise to Ndibongo, a former MDDA manager, for not allowing him adequate time to respond to our questions

Govin Reddy fought for the freedom of people and the media

He was an activist not only during apartheid but also after the elections that ushered in democracy

Forensic probe into media body

The probe into the state-funded Media Development and Diversity Agency comes a few weeks after employees asked the agency's board to conduct an audit.

Manyi’s one-stop advert shop

Jimmy Manyi has sought to have all of governments advertising centralised under the Government Communication and Information System, which he runs.

KZN’s Witness acquisition probed

Media24's proposed purchase of KwaZulu-Natal's <em>The Witness</em> is being scrutinised for anticompetitive effects by the Competition Commission.

Owning the spectrum

The ANC has proposed to merge certain state entities in order to improve access to modern communication tools and services.

DA to challenge Manyi’s appointment to media board

The DA will begin a probe into the fitness of government spokesperson Jimmy Manyi to be a member of the Media Development and Diversity Agency board.

Manyi scoops up another portfolio

President Jacob Zuma has appointed government spokesperson Jimmy Manyi to the Media Development and Diversity Agency board.

The conundrum that is Lumko Mtimde

Lumko Mtimde, chief executive of the MDDA, has been consistently outspoken in his support for a media appeals tribunal.

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Gauteng responds to grave concern

The news of Gauteng’s grave site preparations raised alarm about the expected number of Covid-19-related deaths in the province

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

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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Full-time Johannesburg-based CEO required for HI HOPES

An entrepreneurial, business-minded, impact-driven individual is sought to lead the organisation as it looks to scale and grow

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

Eleven ways to protect yourself against fraud

While financial services firms work continuously to improve security, fraudsters are always devising new plans to circumvent the latest safety measures

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