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Moz miners’ misery unveiled

Migrant workers faced many depredations on their railway trips to and from Mozambique

Despite legislation, workers’s rights are still abused

The Constitution enshrines the right to dignity, but it should also include the right to work

Leaving home means leaving family – and could have health implications

Leaving home means leaving your friends, family and social support. But it's worse than that.

Plant, pick, pack: Finding Mpumalanga’s missing fruit pickers

In this province, the agricultural and mining sectors draw thousands of workers each year – and then they disappear. Here’s why we need to find them.

Uganda bans deployment of workers to Saudi Arabia

The country has placed a ban on the deployment of workers to Saudi Arabia amid allegations of sexual abuse and ill-treatment.

Migrant workers: The human right to access health care

Although migrant farmworkers don't have much of a chance at accessing social security their access to healthcare in South Africa has improved.

Security doesn’t flow across the river

This is the second in a series of four articles about the cross-border portability of social benefits for migrant workers.

Migrants flee Italian town as pope condemns violence

More than 1 000 Africans fled a southern Italian town over the weekend after a wave of violence against migrant farm workers.

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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

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

People’s behaviour stoking Gauteng pandemic

The active case count of Gauteng surpasses that of whole countries. Workers at clinics report a ‘concerning’ relaxation of basic health protocols

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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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