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#ForBlackGirlsOnly event promotes sisterhood in Jo’burg

It was energising to be in a room where female bonding strips away the social masks we wear, writes Nelly Shamase.

Media denied access to Krejcir refugee appeal

Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir's appeal to be granted permanent refugee status in South Africa will be heard behind closed doors.

Multiple homes for many MPs

They may be humble servants of the people but some of SA's MPs have become wealthy property moguls, with holdings in some desirable areas.

China’s intentions gift-wrapped

Presents come at a price -- and not at the prices declared by the politicians who received them, writes Nelly Shamase.

Mapisa-Nqakula shoots down aircraft deal

Minister of Defence Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula has spelt out why she believes the AdoAir jet leasing agreement is full of holes.

Minister shoots down aircraft deal

Mapisa-Nqakula spells out why she believes the AdoAir jet leasing agreement is full of holes.

On-Point accused gets lifeline

Man in the dock with Julius Malema ‘overcharges’ department for ‘grunt work’

M&G fights to access Krejcir hearing

COMMENT: In the public interest, the media is battling to override the fugitive's confidentiality status.

Lesotho convict fights to stay in SA

Katse Dam delegate is fighting extradition from South Africa to serve a 10-year sentence for fraud.

Aggett’s tormentor does work for state

Meet the apartheid cop linked to unionist's death.

Molewa accused of meddling

The water affairs minister denies that she prevented connected mines from being sued for water infringements.

Saving Cyril: Molewa accused of meddling

Water Affairs Minister Edna Molewa allegedly intervened to prevent action and possible prosecution of mining companies linked to Cyril Ramaphosa.

Legality of operations a grey area if old-order rights exist

Forty-six mines are operating without water licences in SA in violation of the National Water Act, water affairs department documents reveal.

Richard Mdluli ‘anxious’ to return to work again

Now that suspended crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli won't be prosecuted for the murder of Oupa Ramogibe, he is ready to go back to work.

‘Proud intellectual’ Mdluli professes his innocence

Suspended crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli made a show-stopping arrival at a Boksburg murder inquest.

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Scores die in Western Cape’s deadly taxi tit-for-tat

Forty-three people were shot dead in the first six months of this year in the Western Cape’s intractable taxi violence, while close to 100 have been arrested and 40 are on court rolls in connection with the conflict

Ingonyama Trust Board moves to retrench staff

More than 50 workers at the Ingonyama Trust Board have been issued section 189 notices

Solar stuck where sun don’t shine: State spends R289m to store solar water heaters

The national solar water heater programme is set to take off once again this year, but meanwhile the government is spending millions on storing heaters that have yet to be installed

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Debt management amid Covid-19 and beyond

This webinar on Debt Management, sponsored by Debt Rescue, had its experts share a practical approach to debt management amid this crisis and beyond

NSTF-South32 Awards

All of the awards are made for outstanding contributions to science, engineering, technology and innovation in South Africa

The benefits of being a GEMS member

The scheme offers comprehensive and affordable healthcare options to all public service employees and greater access to better healthcare

The evolution of South Africa’s savings culture

A common misconception is that you need a lot of money to start saving, but this is simply not true – you can start with R50

Tobacco producers welcome new research confirming that cigarette ban has failed

Every day that goes by shows the importance of getting rid of this ban and going back to producing and selling cigarettes as we were before

Cost increases sharing of cigarettes

Many people are questioning whether the ban on tobacco in South Africa is not in fact having the opposite effect of that intended

How to tell if you have a hidden contact centre in your business

The important thing to remember is that a contact centre is defined less by the physical space it occupies and more by the customer experience it delivers

Accessing health and justice in a time of Covid-19

The similarities between the HIV epidemic and the Covid-19 pandemic are hard to ignore – the most obvious is the level of premature deaths caused by both

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