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Disaster vs separation of powers

The Democratic Alliance’s court case is about much more than an esoteric question of constitutional law

Domestic workers are hit hard by lockdown

According to UIF data, only 15 888 domestic workers, of a possible 673 940, have been paid from the Covid-19 Temporary employer-employee relief scheme

No annual R22-million for Ingonyama Trust Board

The submission of the ITB’s budget is understood to have been delayed by the de facto suspension of its top management

Can democracy be distance friendly?

Parliament and parliamentarians need to adjust their working procedures to ensure they are there for citizens during this crisis

Parliament to shut down in bid to control the spread of Covid-19

The legislature will suspend its business indefinitely from Wednesday, after a final sitting to pass two pieces of critical legislation to keep the wheels of government turning

Covid-19 screenings at Parliament as MPs meet despite gatherings ban

Parliament said it will convene only to pass legislation pertaining to Tito Mboweni’s budget Bill before MPs adjourn for their constituency break

Is Parliament suspended? Political parties in the dark after coronavirus gatherings ban

Hundreds of legislators won’t be able to meet in parliamentary chambers after restrictions on gatherings to curb the spread of Covid-19 disease

Anger, drugs and parties in MPs’ villages

The public works department told Parliament that there were ongoing efforts to increase safety and patrols at the villages, which are fortified by fences and monitored by cameras and access-controlled booms

The time to care for older people

One man is pushing for a change to labour legislation that will allow workers to take paid time off to look after their parents

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Trade and Industry Minister Ebrahim Patel has failed to intervene at the South African National Accreditation System since being made aware of alleged board inteference last November

Back in time to meals on wheels

Cape Town’s oldest roadhouse is hoping to make a comeback during the coronavirus lockdown. Nostalgia is the biggest seller

People’s behaviour stoking Gauteng pandemic

The active case count of Gauteng surpasses that of whole countries. Workers at clinics report a ‘concerning’ relaxation of basic health protocols

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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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