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Summing up the legal battles fought for better schools

We summarise the legal battles fought to improve the quality of education in South Africa.

From shacks to shops – new uses for abandoned state schools

People are living in some of the many schools that have been closed because of low enrolment numbers. Others are used as business premises

Motshekga airs basic education’s infrastructure budget woes

During the department's budget vote speech, the minister emphasised that budget cuts will make it difficult to deliver safe infrastructure

Equal Education must get its facts straight

'The article’s unsubstantiated information is best described as an attack on the CDC’s integrity'

Motshekga denies responsibility in toilet death

The state said they should not have known that the toilet Michael Komape drowned in was unsafe for use.

How much longer for better school infrastructure?

Equal Education and pupils frustrated by the long wait for better school infrastructure picketed outside the basic education department's office.

Dodgy data leads to flawed plans

Provincial plans for school infrastructure should be made public to ensure correct needs are met.

Pupils lift lid on Tembisa toilets

Residents are auditing sanitation at schools to ensure the government keeps its promises.

New Mpumalanga schools sweep the board

Mpumalanga has replaced 14 substandard rural schools with two state-of-the-art institutions.

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Basic income grant on the cards as Covid-19 threat intensifies

The pandemic has triggered a global economic crisis that will leave many South Africans without income security

Taxis and Covid-19: ‘The ideal doesn’t exist’

After months of complaining about the regulations imposed on the industry, taxi owners have been given a lifeline

Mask rules are not meant to ‘criminalise’ the public

Shop owners and taxi drivers can now refuse entry to people who defy mandatory mask-wearing regulations

Press Releases

Yvonne Chetty: a passion for an efficient public sector and mentoring

'Being affiliated to a professional body such as SAICA makes providing expert guidance and support to my colleagues that much easier'

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

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