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Covidpreneurship: From corruption to rebuilding legitimacy and trust in our political leadership

High levels of corruption and low levels of trust go together; citizens need to use every available resource to hold government to account

ANC still at odds over how to tackle leaders facing serious graft allegations

The ANC’s top six has been mandated to work closely with its integrity committee to tackle claims of corruption against senior party members

Cosatu proposes interventions to tackle Covid-19 procurement graft

In light of irregular spending on Covid-19 procurement, Cosatu recommends that politically connected people be barred from doing business with the state

AG targets tender deviations

In part three of a series on how government entities get around procurement processes, the M&G looks at why this is a big problem for the AG's office

Modernising the government’s procurement system needs to address service delivery

It is about time that the government looked at its core functions and built strong internal capacity to fulfil those functions.

Decentralised procurement fails the state

The problem facing government departments is not simply an issue of poor leadership or unskilled officials; it is structural.

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Epic fail: Africa’s Fortnite battle

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Disrupt the corrupt

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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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