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Water services worse than in 1994 

More than 5.3-million households and 21-million people don’t have clean water, despite money being spent on dams and pipelines to deliver water to 95% of the population. Sipho Kings looks at how R1.3-trillion worth of infrastructure has been subject to so much corruption and mismanagement that many places are worse off than in 1994, leaving the state with a R898-billion bill this decade

Radebe sticks to his NDP guns

The ANC’s head of policy has announced the updated achievements of the first phase of the National Development Plan's implementation.

Wanted: One vision for a better future

The new commission can plan but public servants must do their jobs to make it work.

Keeping youth unemployment on top of the political agenda

Regardless of the perspective that one takes, South Africa’s youth unemployment statistics make for scary reading.

Lack of employment security affects youth’s social protection

As we commemorate youth month, the challenge of youth unemployment dominates discussion.

The battle for “youth” working environments

The Glenhove Conference Centre was the unlikely venue for a wrestling match featuring the Provocateur, Policymaker, Lawyer and Sociologist.

SA’s poverty levels are decreasing, shows new study

A first-time study by the National Planning Commission and UCT has shown poverty in SA is decreasing and that we're still a nation of labour migrants.

Energy: Choices made in government’s IRP2010 need to be revisited

It is difficult to understand why the department of energy is dragging its feet with the review of the integrated resource plan of 2010.

Call for commission to remap judicial appointment process

KwaZulu-Natal state attorney Krish ­Govender on Thursday called for the formation of a "judicial planning commission".

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High Court strikes down ‘paternalistic’ lockdown regulations

The order of unconstitutionality has been suspended for two weeks

Early-morning exercise: Jo’burg’s three golden hours

Under level four of the Covid-19 lockdown, the hours from 6am to 9am became the time when inner-city residents could use local parks to escape the nightmare around them

Pharmacists, denied frontline status, get PPE late

Pharmacists at one of the major public hospitals in Gauteng say they only received sufficient protective gear after several of their colleagues contracted Covid-19.

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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

What is an AGA(SA) and AT(SA) and why do they matter?

If your company has these qualified professionals it will help improve efficiencies and accelerate progress by assisting your organisation to perform better

Mining company uses rich seam of technology to gear up for Covid-19

Itec Direct technology provides instant temperature screening of staff returniing to the workplace with no human contact

Covid-19 and Back to School Webinar

If our educators can take care of themselves, they can take care of the children they teach

5G technology is the future

Besides a healthcare problem Covid-19 is also a data issue and 5G technology, with its lightning speed, can help to curb its spread

JTI off to court for tobacco ban: Government not listening to industry or consumers

The tobacco ban places 109 000 jobs and 179 000 wholesalers and retailers at risk — including the livelihood of emerging farmers

Holistic Financial Planning for Professionals Webinar

Our lives are constantly in flux, so it makes sense that your financial planning must be reviewed frequently — preferably on an annual basis

Undeterred by Covid-19 pandemic, China and Africa hold hands, building a community of a shared future for mankind

It is clear that building a community with a shared future for all mankind has become a more pressing task than ever before

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