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Eastern Cape university goes all in to assist provincial health-care efforts

A special steering committee seeks to fill urgent gaps in the system in order to fight the coronavirus

Coronavirus uncertainty affects asylum seekers

Some refugee reception offices in South Africa have stopped accepting new asylum applications as the government enforces stricter measures to deal with the Covid-19 crisis

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories

Coding without computers reaches thousands of learners

“It was the opportunity of a lifetime for some of our kids … allowing them to explore a world of programming and the creative use of technology.”

New medical school to open in 2021

Mandela University’s medical degree will contain some of the best elements from the Cuban model

Programme multiplies pupils’ success

A maths and science incubator run by Nelson Mandela University is producing promising results

‘The Lost Boys’ speaks to us all

In many ways the book exposes the psychosocial trauma that has been inherent since the founding of our country

PE homeowners complain about land occupiers

A resident, who said she feared reprisals if named, said: 'Ever since the 'squatters' came... we are facing a torrid time...'

Suspect arrested in NMU rape case

After a Facebook post called attention to the plight of two students, CCTV footage circulated online is helping police in the investigation.

Nelson Mandela University students threaten shutdown after rape, stabbing on campus

A female student was raped and another stabbed last night at a computer lab at the Second Avenue campus in Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth.

Urban pig co-operative needs land to stay in business

15 Port Elizabeth residents are farming, but they want to keep their piglets safe from traffic and dirty water.

DA’s Trollip: Axing UDM councillor won’t jeopardise coalition

The Democratic Alliance says it's committed to working with the United Democratic Movement but not with the deputy mayor ousted in no-confidence vote.

Ramaphosa: SA progress means free higher education for the poor

The deputy president believes that the country will only know that it has made progress once it is able to provide free higher education to the poor.

The architect as an activist

By recycling items such as wine bottles, practical yet beautiful spaces are created that can change people’s lives.

​Voters in Nelson Mandela Bay celebrate but vow to watch Athol Trollip

The poor of the town are not immediately taken by the likely new regime and want to see first what will actually change in their lives.

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The living nightmare of environmental activists who protest mine expansion

Last week Fikile Ntshangase was gunned down as activists fight mining company Tendele’s expansions. Community members tell the M&G about the ‘kill lists’ and the dread they live with every day

Durban city manager says NPA erred in his bail conditions

The corruption-fraught metro is coming to grips with having a municipal manager who is on bail for graft, yet has returned to work

SA justice delays extradition of paedophile to UK

Efforts to bring Lee Nigel Tucker to justice have spanned 16 years and his alleged victims have waited for 30 years

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Itec serves up high-tech integrated surveillance system for family food company

The system includes facial recognition software and a thermal screening solution that will provide instant temperature screening of all employees

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

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

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'

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