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Design a railway system to prevent carnage on the N1

The state should use funds to build an alternative transport system that is safe and reliable

Eish, robot: The road to mecha

Lately our worst AI dreams have entered a realm much closer to home

Students out in the cold as Cida forced to close

The private, no-fee university has been deregistered by the education authorities after falling into the red to the tune of some R30m.

Letters to the editor: May 30 to June 5 2014

M&G readers speak their minds about policies against European culture in the arts and EFF commissar Andile Mngxitama's open letter to Richard Branson.

You’re buying stolen land, Mr Branson

The EFF has a message for all who continue to trade on the spoils of colonial battles.

Uganda punished in currency market for anti-gay law

Aid for Uganda has been pulled and its currecy has slumped following a bill which prescribes life imprisonment for some homsexual acts.

Weekend 101: US shutdown and Guptagate continues

The US government shuts down nonessential services and Jacob Zuma is named as ‘Number One’ in Guptagate saga.

Richard Branson the guest of honour as SA breaks Mini-cramming record

Twenty-five women crammed into an old-school Mini to break the Guinness World Record of 23, previously held by the UK.

Virgin threatens to pull out of projected spaceport

Richard Branson's plan is in the balance as Virgin Galactic argues with New Mexico over $200-million spaceport.

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The city argues that it is not carrying out evictions, but is acting against land invasions

Back in time to meals on wheels

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People’s behaviour stoking Gauteng pandemic

The active case count of Gauteng surpasses that of whole countries. Workers at clinics report a ‘concerning’ relaxation of basic health protocols

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Full-time Johannesburg-based CEO required for HI HOPES

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Balwin properties and Absa launch South Africa’s first green home loan

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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

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Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

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Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

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Eleven ways to protect yourself against fraud

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