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Labour regroups after damp-squib jobs summit

The presidential jobs summit failed to yield a moratorium from big business on job cuts, sending labour back to the drawing board

Nene open to partners for Eskom plants

Treasury will consider partnerships with the private sector to extend some of SA's infrastructure build despite it being politically impossible.

Real jobs will end protests, says Cosatu

The trade union federation has pinpointed transformation of South Africa's economy as the long-term solution to curbing violent strikes and protests.

Cosatu denies leaking Vavi charge sheet

Cosatu has denied any involvement in leaking suspended general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi's charge sheet to the media.

Cosatu hands Vavi his charge sheet

The suspended Cosatu general secretary has received a charge sheet from the trade union federation, five months after being put on special leave.

South Africa ideal for call centres, accent ‘sounds British’

Major companies like Amazon are looking to outsource their call centres to SA, listing South Africans' "English premium voice quality" as ideal.

Petrol attendant strike: Cosatu ‘angry’ at delays

Cosatu says it is "shocked and angry" over the lengthy strike by petrol attendants and vehicle industry workers.

‘Phansi e-toll phansi’

Cosatu gathered hundreds of people to march through the streets of the Jo'burg city centre against e-tolling.

March on Cosatu: Stay home today, ANC tells DA

The ANC has asked the Democratic Alliance to abandon its "mind-boggling" decision to march on Cosatu's head office in the Johannesburg city centre.

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Demolition of hope in Hangberg

The City of Cape Town in June twice knocked down structures on land allocated for other purposes. The city says these were not evictions; residents ask why no police are available for rapes and murders

Corruption allegations: It’s a family affair at Dihlabeng municipality

The mayor, her relatives and their friends keep landing lucrative tenders and using state resources. Yet Lindiwe Makhalema has failed to declare the list of her relationships with people and companies benefiting from the municipality

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.

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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

Security and Compliance Evolution in the Data Revolution

Organisations must adopt a risk-based approach to compliance and rely on technology to mitigate that risk and on people and process controls as well

Covid-19 vs Child Nutrition

Children are being impacted severely across the world because of things such as reduced immunisation as health services prioritise treating Covid-19 cases

MTN’s network innovation sees 5G launched at 100 sites countrywide

MTN South Africa has launched its widely accessible 5G network – the first of MTN’s 21 operations across Africa and the Middle East

Economic ramifications of Covid-19

There is an opportunity for business and government in collaboration to galvanise and work together, and present ourselves as a viable destination for investment

BCX empowers its finance staff with professional accounting qualifications

'For the finance function to go beyond the numbers we need to be professional and we cannot leave out the financial control experts'

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