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Municipalities need to be reminded of their role in the country

It is usually the most vulnerable in society who are most dependent on local authorities, yet they are the ones stealing from the poor

Very few believe provincial education departments are suddenly efficient

Ordinary citizens have not forgotten that schools were failing before the virus crisis

Luthuli House stands aside as racist Free State mayor carries on in role

Welkom mayor Nkosinjani Speelman has allegedly been continuing to perform his duties, despite his ‘suspension’

Locked up or lazy? Local and provincial representatives are nowhere to be seen

Oversight is crucial, and more so during a state of disaster, yet the Parliament seems to prefer deferring this function until the Covid-19 crisis is over

Municipalities need youthful leaders

Midvaal mayor Bongani Baloyi shows the value of competent young leaders who prioritise accountability and challenge the status quo

Editorial: Corrupt, negligent municipalities kill

Local government has long been the site of gross mismanagement and corruption. Both of these deny people their hopes and dreams and can lead to them also losing their lives.

Hawk eyes for municipal crimes

A report by the auditor general said most municipalities, which are supposed to be on the front line of service delivery, were in financial difficulty

Urgent measures needed to address the poor state of municipalities

Local government officials must work together with citizens to ensure communities participate in decision-making that affects them

Billions lost in disorganised municipalities

The AG has called for more leadership from municipalities and local government, as his office prepares to get more power to force accountability

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Lockdown set to move to level three countrywide from June 1

President Cyril Ramaphosa notes that the behaviour of citizens during level 3 will determine the fate of the nation

Watch it again: Ramaphosa on risk-adjusted Covid-19 strategy

President Cyril Ramaphosa is set to address his fellow South Africans on developments in the risk-adjusted strategy to manage the spread of the coronavirus

Engineering slips out of gear at varsity

Walter Sisulu University wants to reprioritise R178-million that it stands to give back to treasury after failing to spend it

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PPS webinar Part 2: Small business, big risk

The risks that businesses face and how they can be dealt with are something all business owners should be well acquainted with

Call for applications for the position of GCRO executive director

The Gauteng City-Region Observatory is seeking to appoint a high-calibre researcher and manager to be the executive director and to lead it

DriveRisk stays safe with high-tech thermal camera solution

Itec Evolve installed the screening device within a few days to help the driver behaviour company become compliant with health and safety regulations

Senwes launches Agri Value Chain Food Umbrella

South African farmers can now help to feed the needy by donating part of their bumper maize crop to delivery number 418668

Ethics and internal financial controls add value to the public sector

National treasury is rolling out accounting technician training programmes to upskill those who work in its finance units in public sector accounting principles

Lessons from South Korea for Africa’s development

'Leaders can push people through, through their vision and inspiration, based on their exemplary actions'

Old Mutual announces digital AGM

An ambitious plan to create Africa’s biggest digital classroom is intended to address one of the continent’s biggest challenges — access to education

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