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Focus on digital content for teachers and schoolchildren

Education policy has always been, and will continue to be, closely related to South Africans’ social conditions

Wake up, there is no Planet B

The environmental threat to humanity means world leaders must finish what they started

Technology can uplift world’s ‘bottom billion’

Technology is often oversold as either a panacea for the world’s problems or a curse inflicting disruption and displacement on the most vulnerable

South Africa’s new higher education disability policy is important, but flawed

South Africa has a new policy framework for students with disabilities but will it bring real change?

Foreign doctorates are attractive ― but don’t write off homegrown PhDs

There's strong evidence that, all things being equal, leading South African universities provide “world class” training at PhD level

Dlamini-Zuma: SA needs credible stats for a better life for all

Dlamini-Zuma says it is important to ensure the work of StatsSA remains relevant, and that policymakers and implementers use the data

South Africa’s economy is badly skewed to the big guys: How it can be changed

South Africa needs a robust economic policy agenda to make it more open, productive and inclusive

ANC wants Brics ratings agency as policy

​The ANC’s international relations subcommittee plans to push for the establishment of a Brics ratings agency to be official party policy.

​Will Trump trash Brand America?

US President Donald Trump could tip his country’s global image back into the negative if he continues to spout his campaign rhetoric.

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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

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

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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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