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We fail children living with disabilities

Despite commendable work and persistent battles, not enough is being done for these learners

Slice of life: How my mom taught me to save

In high school I used to be that guy who put together events such as the Valentine’s Day bash, as well...

No crèche or preschool for 1.1m children

Poverty means more than a million youngsters are missing out on the benefits of early learning

Dispute over the occupation of RDP houses

Those involved in the distribution of government houses in Gauteng fear for their lives

Silver Town: The picture of devastation

A single image of the aftermath of the blaze cannot tell the whole story

The essential key to SA’s liberation

As Mandela said, education is the most potent weapon we have to create a truly free and equal South Africa

Land expropriation without compensation? On these conditions

If government can spend money on RDP houses, it makes sense to shift some of that money to setting up costs of protected environmental economic zones

Funding focus should be lower-cost urban housing

Increasing housing delivery to address the demand is unlikely to be achieved any time soon given low economic growth and fiscal consolidation

Answer our dreams, Mr President

Cyril Ramaphosa has ushered in a new dawn but poverty and inequality trip up our hopes

The ANC will need to rise from the ashes

The tensions within the party itself must be overcome if it is to succeed in reinventing itself

Set South Africa’s RDP houses free

The state’s eight-year embargo on owners selling RDP houses hurts the poor and the economy

East Rand RDP houses sold illegally

Ekurhuleni metro admits in court papers that there has been ‘corruption, fraud and/or bribery’

How solving the Eldorado Park housing crisis could keep a family safe

Gauteng human settlements MEC Paul Mashatile says preference for housing will be given to those who applied in 1994.

The long wait for service delivery in Mabopane

Gauteng Premier David Makhura has visited Tshwane’s townships to check on service delivery, in places where the acronym RDP means “we have to fix it”.

Public service efficiency is key to a developmental state

The government isn't doing enough to meet its goals and constitutional responsibility to provide services "efficiently, effectively and economically".

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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

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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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