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De Klerk’s paradoxical presence

Although leaders of the reconciliation era accept South Africa's last white president, younger politicians are not as forgiving

Robben Island joins list of 20 new protected marine sites in South Africa

A new network of 20 sites have been declared as marine protected areas in South Africa

Motsamai journeys from prison to Parliament

The newly sworn-in delegate was only recently released from Boksburg prison and is on parole after serving almost 28 years behind bars

Top 10 things to do in Cape Town in just 24 hours

"Cape Town is a charming but tumultuous melting pot of culture, people and weather."

Veronica Sobukwe’s guiding ethos

Robert Sobukwe's wife was an activist, and she looked after the children while he was incarcerated

Robben Island bones require a deeper dig

It has more than a 500-year history as a trading post, a leper colony and an island had also been used to house banished religious leaders.

SA needs a leader of Sobukwe’s calibre

He had moral authority and integrity, and believed that land was at the heart of his fight for liberation

100 Years of the Mandela effect

Panel concludes we must learn from Madiba, instead of blaming him for our shortcomings

The doctor and his ‘subversive surgery’

'Chota Motala: A Biography of Political Activism in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands' recounts the doctor’s role in shaping politics

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Gauteng responds to grave concern

The news of Gauteng’s grave site preparations raised alarm about the expected number of Covid-19-related deaths in the province

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

Corruption allegations: It’s a family affair at Dihlabeng municipality

The mayor, her relatives and their friends keep landing lucrative tenders and using state resources. Yet Lindiwe Makhalema has failed to declare the list of her relationships with people and companies benefiting from the municipality

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Full-time Johannesburg-based CEO required for HI HOPES

An entrepreneurial, business-minded, impact-driven individual is sought to lead the organisation as it looks to scale and grow

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

Balwin Properties’ Edge registration of over 16 000 units was a global first, covering more homes than any single property developer in the world to date

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

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

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