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Bring ‘empathy’ back to Nedlac

Lisa Seftel started out in the labour movement before she took up positions in government. Now, as the head of Nedlac, she has to create a space where both sides can meet to discuss and debate important policy issues

Training the NPA’s next prosecutors

The aspirant prosecutors programme, on hold for years because of lack of funds, has started up again, creating a pool of future prosecutors

Volunteers fill municipal-sized hole

Athandiwe Saba continues her reporting with a story about the people of Standerton who have taken it on themselves to fix things

The time to care for older people

One man is pushing for a change to labour legislation that will allow workers to take paid time off to look after their parents

Dance to diagnosis: The app that can diagnose Parkinson’s

By seeing how people move, the app can tell if they are in the first stages of the neurological disorder

Health department confirms South Africa’s first Covid-19 case

A Durban man reported symptoms after returning from a trip to Italy this week

The pride in African languages

Whether in comic books, novels or academic work, African languages are increasingly becoming the norm

Divided appeal court is healing

Working at the SCA was so ‘bad’ that people would get sick. That has changed, thanks to honest conversations and workshops on diversity and inclusion

A space to grow for Westbury youth

The volatile Jo’burg suburb’s youth centre provides respite from the harsh realities of crime, gang-related violence and unemployment

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Court must declare Cape Town’s ‘inhuman’ demolitions, evictions illegal, says law centre

The city argues that it is not carrying out evictions, but is acting against land invasions

Ebrahim Patel MIA as the South African National Accreditation System battles its board

Trade and Industry Minister Ebrahim Patel has failed to intervene at the South African National Accreditation System since being made aware of alleged board inteference last November

Back in time to meals on wheels

Cape Town’s oldest roadhouse is hoping to make a comeback during the coronavirus lockdown. Nostalgia is the biggest seller

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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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