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Maimane stands uncontested for re-election as DA leader

The Federal Congress will take place on April 7 and 8, when the party leader, federal chairperson and deputy federal chairpersons will be elected

Former public enterprises minister Lynne Brown resigns as ANC MP

Brown was removed from her position in Cabinet in President Cyril Ramaphosa's reshuffle on Monday night

US Embassy must explain ‘shithole’ comment, says Dirco

Trump allegedly made his controversial statement when he met US legislators who came to see him about a bipartisan bill on immigration.

Saint-Denis raid one of 118 French anti-terror searches

Police carried out 118 searches overnight as part of increased efforts to combat terrorism and locate the alleged mastermind of the Paris attacks.

SA soldiers worst sex offenders on UN missions

A new report puts South African soldiers on United Nations peacekeeping missions at the top of a list of offending nations.

Justice department wants to give offenders a second chance

A proposed amendment to the Criminal Procedures Act might pave the way for former offenders to apply to have their criminal records expunged.

China, UK, Australia issue travel warnings for SA

China has become the latest country to issue a travel advisory for South Africa over the xenophobic violence, which started more than two weeks ago.

Mugabe “shocked and disgusted” by xenophobic attacks in SA

Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe says the wave of violence against foreign nationals in SA should never happen again elsewhere on the continent.

Expect winter load shedding, says Lynne Brown

South Africans can expect load shedding to continue during the cold months as Eskom plans to forge ahead with maintenance at its power plants.

MK Vet leader: I will kill Vavi for betraying Cosatu

Lulamile Jack, leader of Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans Association in Limpopo, has threatened to kill Zwelinzima Vavi for tearing Cosatu apart.

EFF wins Marikana fair comment case

The Cape Town high court has ruled that the Economic Freedom Fighters was within its rights to say the ANC government had killed people in Marikana.

SA, Zim to sign bilateral agreements

Zimbabwe is to sign various bilateral agreements with South Africa and its relevant departments, including co-operation on water resource management.

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The PPE scandal that the Treasury hasn’t touched

Many government officials have been talking tough about dealing with rampant corruption in PPE procurement but the majority won't even release names of who has benefited from the R10-billion spend

Health workers afraid of passing Covid to family

While nurses bear the brunt of the most psychologically affected of health workers, most are concerned about access to protective supplies

Treasury presents Covid-19 corruption action plan

Reports of corruption, over-pricing and the delivery of sub-standard PPE have become the norm over the past five months as the country grapples with the Covid-19 pandemic

Press Releases

Covid-19: Outlook on the economy, politics and labour

Old Mutual had experts unpack the effects of the pandemic and provide practical tips on how to deal with the financial impact of job losses and salary cuts

Opt-in to Popia

All business owners should take note: there is a lot of work ahead to ensure compliance with the POPI Act that has just come into effect

Capital Legacy talks life

The Covid-19 pandemic is revealing how few people actually sort their affairs to the benefit of their loved ones they leave behind when they pass on

Accounting technician beats the odds to obtain a professional qualification

'Being an AT(SA) offers lifelong learning and professional development opportunities because you never get to stop learning'

Associate general accountant reveals why she chose to work in the public sector ­– and stayed

Rakshika Danilala is part of the team tasked with auditing the R500-billion fiscal package allocated by government to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic

Accounting for sustainability: A South African case study

The accountancy profession has been recognised and seen its models replicated as successful models for projects that contribute towards the SDGs

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

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