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Saving southern Africa’s oldest languages

The decline of N|uu dates all the way back to 1652, when the first Europeans arrived by ship at the Cape of Good Hope.

Northern Cape worried about rise in cases

Premier Zamani Saul blames the doubling of Covid-19 case numbers a week after level three restrictions were implemented – on people travelling from neighbouring provinces

Bad blood fuels a divided ANC caucus in Kimberley council

“There’s still a lot of bad blood between the former mayor and the new mayor."

Not enough Covid-19 food parcels

Northern Cape residents who receive social grants say they’re being excluding from receiving food assistance packages

Seven lean years in the Northern Cape

As the Karoo hopes for an end to its worst drought in a generation, the region’s history may hold important lessons for its future

South Africa treats special needs children as an aside

Many children with special needs have never seen the inside of a classroom, as there are no schools where they live that cater to them. It’s extremely disheartening, particularly as access to education is a constitutional right

Read a story to children in their home language

Download a story in an indigenous South African language for World Read Aloud Day

‘Be bold, take risks’ to fix economy

Everyone has different solutions, but they all agree that time is running out — and Eskom is the priority

Weak matrics culled for better results

Just 7% of learners writing a two-year matric programme created to help them passed and a mere 0.003% got distinctions

Thousands of students still fail to take up Nsfas funding

The financial scheme assisting those in higher learning institutions says it is ready for the year ahead, but many don’t know that they qualify

Forgotten people of Platfontein

Public consultations for the country’s new health Bill show how language barriers can keep healthcare away from those who need it

The real water crisis: Not understanding what’s needed

The real crisis with water supply is that South Africa doesn't know what it doesn't know

SKA could add time to flight path

The aviation sector is worried that rules about the radio spectrum in the skies above the project could affect the Jo’burg to Cape Town route

Child offender closes the circle

Children commit crimes. The reasons they do are rarely simple and the solution is not a criminal record

Saul’s bold last stand for the ANC

The fate of the ANC is on the line as the next generation of party leaders fight to ‘reinvent the future’ in contested provinces

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Finance probe into the Ingonyama Trust Board goes ahead

The threat of legal action from ITB chairperson Jerome Ngwenya fails to halt forensic audit ordered by the land reform minister

Fake trafficking news targets migrants

Exaggerated reports on social media of human trafficking syndicates snatching people in broad daylight legitimate xenophobia while deflecting from the real problems in society

Female cops sent for rape counselling

Brigadier Sifiso Cele denies the rape allegations, saying that they are part of a smear campaign and that criminal charges should have been opened if the accusations were true

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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

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

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

Mental Health

During the pandemic there's been a dramatic increase in depression, anxiety and suicides, according to some of the surveys done

Expert financial advice still recommended – especially in uncertain times

A financial advisor is an expert who will help you to protect your wealth and make a realistic plan when unexpected events threaten your wellbeing

What is a virtual card, and how does it work?

A virtual card lets you pay online without ever having to take your card from your wallet or exposing your actual account information

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