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Shake up institutions controlling the economy to dislodge inequality

The state uses policies and regulations to drive socioeconomic change, but market bias dominates

More than 1 000 dead in DRC Ebola epidemic

The current outbreak is the second deadliest on record, after an epidemic killed more than 11 300 people in West Africa in 2014-2016

The human cost of fast fashion

Oxfam report reveals 100% of workers surveyed at Bangladeshi factories which make clothes for H&M and Cotton On are unable to make ends meet.

Editorial: Wealthy must pay their taxes and cut the crap

'We are trapped in a vortex in which nothing really changes'

World’s 26 richest own same as poorest half of humanity — Oxfam

A new report from the charity was published ahead of the World Economic Forum in Davos

NGOs launch legal action against France over climate

The NGOs allege that France, where greenhouse gas emissions rose again in 2015, has not met its short-term climate objectives

Scramble for minerals leaves rural families homeless

Rural dwellers displaced in the pursuit of corporate profits lose far more than just their land

Would-be Xolobeni miner has ‘broken’ West Coast promises

A new report by Oxfam shows how the mine allegedly breached the terms of its mining rights agreement

It’s not just Xolobeni: What the Australian mining company did in the Western Cape

A new report by Oxfam reveals the company’s poor track record in a South African community

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Ebrahim Patel MIA as the South African National Accreditation System battles its board

Trade and Industry Minister Ebrahim Patel has failed to intervene at the South African National Accreditation System since being made aware of alleged board inteference last November

Back in time to meals on wheels

Cape Town’s oldest roadhouse is hoping to make a comeback during the coronavirus lockdown. Nostalgia is the biggest seller

Gauteng responds to grave concern

The news of Gauteng’s grave site preparations raised alarm about the expected number of Covid-19-related deaths in the province

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Full-time Johannesburg-based CEO required for HI HOPES

An entrepreneurial, business-minded, impact-driven individual is sought to lead the organisation as it looks to scale and grow

Balwin properties and Absa launch South Africa’s first green home loan

Balwin Properties’ Edge registration of over 16 000 units was a global first, covering more homes than any single property developer in the world to date

Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

SAICA makes ongoing efforts to encourage the professionalisation of financial offices in private and public sector organisations

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

Cheque value bundles – real value

Most people do not pay much attention to what bank account they have and whether or not it is suited to their daily realities

Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

In addition to the cash benefits, you will receive special offers and exclusive deals from selected Absa Rewards partners

Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector

Eleven ways to protect yourself against fraud

While financial services firms work continuously to improve security, fraudsters are always devising new plans to circumvent the latest safety measures

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