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Prasa leaves guards in the cold

Security guards, who face danger while protecting the rail system, will lose their jobs because the agency is ending contracts with providers

Soweto school guard accused of sexual assault abandons bail

​A security guard who allegedly sexually assaulted at least 87 school girls at a Soweto primary school will not be applying for bail

Gautrain security guards face retrenchment after a fare hike, unless they waive bonuses

But more than half the guards are standing firm, refusing to sign the waiver.

[Archives] What the Gupta guards saw: VIPs and bags of cash

They used to provide muscle for the family. Now they've opened up about trips to Zuma's guesthouse, visiting dignitaries and bags of cash.

Pikitup approaches private security for protection

Pikitup has enlisted the help of security guards to protect contract workers who are clearing a backlog of refuse as the four-week strike continues.

Zuma condemns security guards’ assault of woman

President Zuma has condemned a filmed attack by security guards on a woman accused of stealing, saying that all citizens have a right to dignity.

Mine security forces ready to open fire

Mine security forces say they will be relying less on police than they would have before Marikana and be more ready to use deadly force themselves.

Police fire stun grenade at World Cup guard protest

South African police fired a stun grenade and rubber bullets on Thursday to break up a protest by security guards demanding payment.

Security firms make killing from World Cup

As the Soccer World Cup nears, tourists and foreign businessmen spooked by South Africa's crime rate are hiring bodyguards.

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

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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

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