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State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Waiting for Autopax: the state-owned bus company is running on empty

The Prasa subsidiary has been unprofitable for years. And although its fleet contains broken and poorly maintained buses, it plans as if 100% of its fleet is operational. This means a lot of waiting

Mkhwebane hauled to court again

The public protector’s report on Prasa is irrational, according to NGO coalition #UniteBehind

Women train drivers are under attack

For Prasa’s 293 female drivers, the job isn’t as simple as getting from point A to B. They also have to contend with frustrated commuters

Prasa eyes iced company for its billions

The state’s rail agency is pursuing a liquidated company, Swifambo, but it can also go after the billions owed to it by a Spanish company

Former acting Prasa CEO claims his life is in danger over ‘hidden’ corruption

The Prasa board voted to dismiss Letsoalo after the Sunday Times revealed that he allegedly increased his salary from R1.7-million to R5.9-million

Former VBS CEO wants to challenge ‘bank heist’ report findings at ConCourt

The '​Great Bank Heist' report found that R1.9-billion had been looted from the mutual bank, implicating him along with at least 50 other individuals

The curious case of Prasa’s ‘simulated’ robbery

Security guards released on bail after allegedly tying up fellow guards and attempting to steal vehicles

Editorial: If we don’t fix it, IMF may

'We should fully expect that the IMF’s main focus would be our costly civil service and bloated, indebted and dysfunctional state-owned enterprises'

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The battle for Denel: Row over Zuma and Mandla's Qatar visit and how the South African arms company is caught in the crossfire of Saudi-Qatar conflict

Prasa battles to get back on track

The rail agency needs court supervision to comply with safety directives, as it faces mounting problems

AG questions Prasa’s future as mismanagement, burnt trains take a toll

Besides recovering from instances of past mismanagement, Prasa is also facing incidences of damaged carriages and passenger infrastructure

Prasa is still operating for now

The high court has held over the suspension of Prasa's operating permit

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Ithala backs its embattled chairperson

Roshan Morar is being investigated in connection with KwaZulu-Natal education department backpack sanitiser tender worth R4-million and a batch of face masks that vanished

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.

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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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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

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