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Sell assets or create a new airline? Tussle over SAA future intensifies

The department of public enterprises is concerned that the proposed sale of assets threatens its plans to engineer SAA 2.0

Scopa: No money for a bailout so pay your bills

Eskom is stuck in a tricky situation and doesn’t have the wholehearted support of MPs when it comes to recouping its money

VBS and Steinhoff investigations at “advanced stage” — NPA and SIU

Crime-fighting bodies update MPs on why high-profile investigations into VBS Mutual Bank and Steinhoff have not yielded results

Hawk eyes for municipal crimes

A report by the auditor general said most municipalities, which are supposed to be on the front line of service delivery, were in financial difficulty

Scopa’s new chairperson promises to kick butt on public spending

Mkhuleko Hlengwa warns that Scopa will use its new far-reaching powers

New Scopa chair wants parly watchdog to have more ‘bite’

The head of parliament’s watchdog says he is going to get more power to dig into graft and corruption, and ensure there are consequences

IFP confirms its man as new Scopa chair

The M&G understands the ANC offered the position to the IFP in exchange for support in metros lost during 2016 local government elections

PIC failed to act on AYO Technology report, inquiry hears

The state asset manager sat on non-compliance report in the Ayo Technology transaction for five months before taking action

‘Bad financial management’ behind govt’s delayed IT system — Mogajane

According to the findings of the Nexus report, contracts were irregularly awarded to several service providers

SIU wont relent as Lepelle Northern Water pushback against corruption probe

The SIU is investigating a water project in Giyani which was cost between R1.2-million and R1.4-million to drill a borehole

Municipalities return millions to the fiscus, while drowning in Eskom debt

In a meeting with Parliament's Standing Committee on Public Accounts, councils blamed the growing debt on ineffective revenue collection systems

Corruption claims rock mining Seta

It’s alleged that large sums of money were allocated to firms without following due process

Fleece the state, face the music

Public officials who routinely find loopholes to siphon money out of government coffers may soon find themselves in the dock

DA wants Scopa probe into alleged Mkhize kickback

​The DA wants Scopa to probe allegations that Cogta Minister Zweli Mkhize received a R4.5-million 'kickback' in return for facilitating a PIC loan

Court to decide if Steinhoff’s ex-CEO will testify in Parly

The court may need to rule on whether or not Markus Jooste can testify in parliament, as MP's agree to subpoena him

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Constitutional Court ruling on restructuring dispute is good for employers

A judgment from the apex court empowers employers to change their workers’ contracts — without consultation

KZN officials cash in on ‘danger pay for Covid-19’

Leadership failures at Umdoni local municipality in KwaZulu-Natal have caused a ‘very unhappy’ ANC PEC to fire the mayor and chief whip

The living nightmare of environmental activists who protest mine expansion

Last week Fikile Ntshangase was gunned down as activists fight mining company Tendele’s expansions. Community members tell the M&G about the ‘kill lists’ and the dread they live with every day

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Introducing the new CSIR strategy and identity

This will guide the research, development and innovation organisation in its pursuit to conduct research that enables a capable state

Itec serves up high-tech integrated surveillance system for family food company

The system includes facial recognition software and a thermal screening solution that will provide instant temperature screening of all employees

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

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The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

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