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Kasrils says he warned ANC about factions using spooks

The report, released on Saturday by President Cyril Ramaphosa, details how the intelligence services were used to advance Jacob Zuma's interests

Ramaphosa announces special SIU tribunal to fast-track recovery of state funds

​President Ramaphosa has established a Special Investigating Unit Special Tribunal, in an effort to fast track the recovery of funds lost to the state

City of CT to act against security company, #ReclaimClifton protesters

Beach-goers were told to leave Clifton beach by PPA guards last Sunday, two days before Christmas

Elections set for May, final registration weekend in January — IEC

The 2019 elections will take place in May 8, 15, 22, or 29 while the final voter registration weekend is set for the end of January, the IEC says

EFF denies AfriForum asset forfeiture claims

On Sunday, AfriForum said it had obtained a warrant from the high court to seize the moveable assets of EFF CIC Julius Malema and his party

Gigaba says tape of ‘sexual nature’ used in blackmail attempts against him

The minister has apologised to his family and the South African public for the 'pain and embarrassment' that the circulation of the video will cause

M&G interviews David van Rooyen’s Twitter imposter

Van Rooyen’s only act as finance minister was to have a go at his imposter on social media. Sarah Evans chats to "David".

Van Rooyen: No deals signed while I was finance chief

David van Rooyen has dismissed cynical speculation that he approved any deals, particularly with regards to SAA, while serving as finance minister.

Pravin Gordhan: We will win the trust of South Africans

In his first press conference since being reappointed finance minister, Gordhan has pledged to ensure "sound fiscal management".

‘You can’t pin silicosis on all of us’

This week it was the mining companies' turn to tell the court why they can't be held responsible for the suffering of thousands of former mineworkers.

A permanent job is hard to find

Precarious work is becoming the norm as bosses increase their levels of exploitation.

Sources of party funding to remain private – court rules

But a minority judgment would have granted My Vote Counts's wish to see Parliament pass legislation giving citizens fair access to party funding info.

Government to meet steel industry players

A task team formed to curb job losses in the steel industry is expected to meet with government in the next two weeks.

Public sector unions on a carousel

Two splinter groups have parted ways with the South African Municipal Workers' Union, claiming abuse of funds.

Mudukuti vs the world’s war criminals

Taking on Al-Bashir drew fire from political quarters unfazed by his human rights abuses

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Forty-three people were shot dead in the first six months of this year in the Western Cape’s intractable taxi violence, while close to 100 have been arrested and 40 are on court rolls in connection with the conflict

Ingonyama Trust Board moves to retrench staff

More than 50 workers at the Ingonyama Trust Board have been issued section 189 notices

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The national solar water heater programme is set to take off once again this year, but meanwhile the government is spending millions on storing heaters that have yet to be installed

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The evolution of South Africa’s savings culture

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Tobacco producers welcome new research confirming that cigarette ban has failed

Every day that goes by shows the importance of getting rid of this ban and going back to producing and selling cigarettes as we were before

Cost increases sharing of cigarettes

Many people are questioning whether the ban on tobacco in South Africa is not in fact having the opposite effect of that intended

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The important thing to remember is that a contact centre is defined less by the physical space it occupies and more by the customer experience it delivers

Accessing health and justice in a time of Covid-19

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