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Embattled Denel can’t pay full salaries for June

The embattled arms manufacturer says it has alternative but to cut back on salaries

Solidarity tackles sports quotas in labour court

Trade union has entered the transformation conversation with attempts to stop what it terms ‘unconstitutional’ race quotas in SA sports teams

SAA vows to seek equity partner immediately amid funding crunch

Vuyani Jarana says funding pressures dictated that ​South African Airways start looking for a strategic equity partner immediately

Criminal charges laid against Molefe over pension payout fiasco

In January 2018, a full bench of judges found that Molefe’s declaration that he had not resigned from the power utility was false.

Racial bias alleged in bursary court case

"In court papers Solidarity argues that the selection criteria exclude white students from receiving a bursary."

Numsa flirts with Solidarity

Numsa may find a home at the other end of the political spectrum.

Is a child raped every three minutes in South Africa?

The claim that a child is raped every three minutes in SA has been doing the rounds since 2009. Africa Check investigates if this claim is flawed.

No apologies for affirmative action, says Phiyega

Government and business should never be apologetic about implementing affirmative action, according to National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega.

De Klerk Foundation welcomes Labour Court ruling

The ruling that it is unfair to use only national demographics to implement affirmative action was a victory for equality, the Foundation said.

Survey shows white beggars earn between R50 and R500 a day

According to a survey done by trade union Solidarity, white beggars in South Africa earn between R50 and R500 a day.

Denel Aviation to lay off more than 500 workers

A total of 523 Denel workers are to be laid off, a claim the company denies, trade union Solidarity has stated.

Ministry welcomes porn channel decision

The Ministry for Women, Children and Persons with Disabilities has welcomed Multichoice's decision to cancel the launch of a pornographic channel.

Solidarity starts anti-crime letters initiative

Solidarity union launched an anti-crime campaign at the weekend aimed at sending at least 10

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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

Durban city manager says NPA erred in his bail conditions

The corruption-fraught metro is coming to grips with having a municipal manager who is on bail for graft, yet has returned to work

SA justice delays extradition of paedophile to UK

Efforts to bring Lee Nigel Tucker to justice have spanned 16 years and his alleged victims have waited for 30 years

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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

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

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

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

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