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Call for provinces to stay, but not in current form

The need and usefulness of the provinces has been debated endlessly without reaching a conclusion.

What’s still wrong with the Secrecy Bill

The Right2Know Campaign (R2K) and the South African National Editors' Forum (Sanef)'s submissions to the National Council of Provinces.

Public hearings on secrecy Bill veer off topic

Service delivery woes took prevalence in Mamelodi at a public hearing on the Protection of State Information Bill, as residents became side-tracked.

Parliament’s ‘bias’ stirs storm over secrecy Bill hearings

A biased report on the secrecy Bill hearings from Parliament's press office has sparked doubts over the service's ability to remain impartial.

ANC accused of misleading the public on secrecy Bill

Opposition politicians and activists have accused the ANC of manipulating hearings on the Protection of State Information Bill.

Politicians put in the spotlight during info Bill hearings

Politicians have been roasted during public hearings on the info Bill with some saying poor communication shows a gap between people and politicians.

NCOP won’t rush through secrecy Bill hearings

The chairperson for the committee scrutinising the secrecy Bill says the April 8 deadline to finalise work on the Bill is not cast in stone.

Secrecy Bill committee vows to hear all concerns

The committee tasked with scrutinising the controversial Secrecy Bill has pledged to ensure that all contributions to the Bill will be heard.

The only guarantee of freedom is freedom

Last week's parliamentary vote for the Protection of State Information Bill shows us the country we could become.

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Ramaphosa issues instruction on Western Cape Covid-19 numbers

President Cyril Ramaphosa has issued an instruction to the Western Cape government to recruit more staff to stem the Covid-19 tide

Capture claims plague new private-security bargaining council

Unhappy members of the National Bargaining Council for the Private Security Sector say corporate governance standards are being flouted

A lifeline for the homeless people in eThekwini

eThekwini plans to retain permanent and safe open spaces for people with nowhere to sleep

Press Releases

Automotive Industry and Covid-19

Many rental fleets are no longer operational and their usually well-maintained cars are entering the market in big numbers

The fourth industrial revolution: It works for UJ

Huge advances in technology make training and the application of medical knowledge better, faster and more widely accessible

PPS Webinar 4: Asset Protection in Times of Uncertainty

The Covid-19 crisis means people are spending more time at home, so they expect different packages from their insurance companies

International Partnerships are key for Africa during Covid-19

Perhaps this pandemic is the jolt that we needed to strengthen intra-country collaboration and revive international friendships

Auditor-General of South Africa seeks request for information

Suitably qualified and experienced vendors are sought to supply tools to assist in the support of financial statement audits

Former bursary student hits a six and lands top job at WPCA

Thuthuka Bursary recipient Tennyson Botes decided to make a difference in his community — and he's doing exactly that

SANRAL to professionalise its finance division with world-class professional accounting designations

'It is about how I can get my staff to acquire more skills and sharpen those skills that they already have,' says SANRAL CFO Inge Mulder

Empowering his people to unleash their potential

'Being registered as an AGA(SA) means you are capable of engineering an idea and turning it into money,' says Raymond Mayekisa

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