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ANC’s North West troika clean-up flops

ANC regions in the province have ordered their mayors, chief whips and speakers to stay in office

Farmworkers’ children forgotten

They have been unable to return to their school in North West because the hostel is closed

The ANC’s clean-up mission is causing a standoff

ANC factions in several provinces are failing to abide by the dictates of the NEC’s decision that leaders who face corruption charges step aside from state and party posts

The tender that keeps on giving

A battle between three North West departments has exposed how a firm was paid half a billion rand (and counting) for a R122-million contract

More North West mayors face recall

The ANC is wielding its axe to clear out ineffective councillors and those facing criminal charges

AG’s report reveals the municipalities where money goes to waste

Municipalities are in complete disarray, with many of them flagged by the auditor-general for deliberate lack of accountability and tolerance for transgressions by political and administrative leadership while billions are squandered.

No back to school for teachers just yet

Last week the basic education minister was adamant that teachers will return to school on May 25, but some provinces say not all Covid-19 measures are in place to prevent its spread

Lawfare hits North West ANC regions

A flurry of legal cases before the party’s regional and provincial conferences are central to Supra’s fightback

Can-do people achieve despite the odds

Our final freedom is the choice we make in our attitude to difficult circumstances — as the stories of 16 exceptional teachers show

Zuma-ists hope to ace provinces

Acolytes of the ex-president gear up take-back regions in Mpumalanga, KwaZulu-Natal and North West before the ANC mid-term meeting

Changes to mining Act need work

Proposed amendments to the legislation mandate meaningful consultation with communities but critics say there are loopholes

The Aurum Institute partners with Pelebox to deliver new approaches to healthcare

Collection times for chronic medication have been hugely reduced

Tens of millions spent on repairs but sewage still flows in the Vaal

The Vaal River is the lifeblood for almost 50% of the South African population yet at its banks around the Lekwa municipality, sewage flows into it

Kgosi’s role in vanishing billions

An inquiry reveals that mining houses, auditors, lawyers, the traditional authority and the North West government watched as the law was ignored

The power, the purse strings and the NHI

The NHI Bill proposes major shifts in who controls our national and provincial health budgets. Will the draft legislation rob provinces of control?

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Q&A Sessions: ‘My north star is the patient’

Rhulani Nhlaniki is Pfizer’s cluster lead for sub-Saharan Africa. As Pfizer starts phase III of the clinical trial of their Covid-19 vaccine candidate, he tells Malaikah Bophela that if it is successful, the company will ensure the vaccine will be available to everyone who needs it

Murder of anti-mining activist emboldens KZN community

Mam’Ntshangase was described as a fierce critic of mining and ambassador for land rights.

Hawks swoop down with more arrests in R1.4-billion corruption blitz

The spate of arrests for corruption continues apace in Gauteng and the Eastern Cape.

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Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

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In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

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Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

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