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Hermanus protests: ‘We have been waiting for houses for 20 years’

Residents, tired of not being heard, have taken to occupying vacant land, demanding the council supply them with water and lights

‘Is fokol is nex’: The South Western side of life

A week in the life of a Soweto flâneur and the characters of the township he encounters

Evictees: Fattis was not a hijacked building, we owned property and rented legally

The City has until Thursday to file a report on the alternative accommodation for Fattis residents.

Metros pay millions to ‘Red Ants’

NGOs highlight the major legal issues that are disregarded when evictions take place

Judges can no longer lawfully order evictions that leave people homeless

In a landmark judgement, the Constitutional Court said that judges have an obligation to ensure that evictions will not leave people homeless

This land was veld, now it’s ours, declare Hammanskraal residents

Residents of Hammanskraal, near Pretoria, stood their ground against forced evictions that left two people dead and thousands more destitute.

When good property turns bad

An increase in illegal occupations of buildings is hampering inner city rejuvenation in Johannesburg.

Jo’burg residents battle Red Ant evictions

Costly "compassion training" doesn't seem to be working on the infamous eviction crew, who are seen to have little regard for people or possessions.

Cast out into Jozi’s streets

People illegally occupying an inner-city building were evicted in an unconstitutional Red Ants operation, leaving them homeless on the streets of Jo'burg.

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The companies making the non-invasive devices, which will create jobs and are cheaper than other types, include car and diving manufacturers

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

Sassa disses disability grant applicants

Towards the end of level four of the lockdown, Sassa offices reopened for applications for old age pensions and childcare and foster care grants, but not for disability grants

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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

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

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