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Black liberalism is an apology for capitalism 

Despite McKaiser’s best attempts, he can’t shrug off the core elements of exploitative capitalism

SA beats global average on ‘economic freedom’ index

South Africa was ranked 75 out of 178 countries in the 2014 index of economic freedom, outdoing other sub-Saharan countries and the global average.

SAIRR: Wasteful expenditure could have been used better

Wasteful government spending of R24.8-billion could have been used for numerous beneficial projects, the SA Institute of Race Relations said.

Most SA students choose English at school

More than 60% of South African pupils choose English for learning and teaching, the South African Institute of Race Relations has revealed.

SA adults lag behind in global literacy stakes

South Africa's adult literacy level is lagging behind other emerging markets even though it spends more on it, the Institute of Race Relations says.

Job creation needs radical turnaround to reach target

South Africa aims to create five million jobs by 2020 but has only created 624 000 in the last decade, according to a survey released on Monday.

Government can’t continue driving job growth

Researchers say an increase in public sector jobs is not sustainable to drive job growth in SA, adding a 40% growth is needed to reach the target.

Zuma’s arms deal probe: A ‘tactical manoeuvre’?

Was Zuma's ordering of the inquiry into the arms deal the start of a serious investigation or a move to avoid judicial scrutiny?

New index shows SA development improving

South Africa's overall development has improved, according to a new index released by the South African Institute of Race Relations.

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People’s behaviour stoking Gauteng pandemic

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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

Eleven ways to protect yourself against fraud

While financial services firms work continuously to improve security, fraudsters are always devising new plans to circumvent the latest safety measures

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