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Police brutality is government policy

For 20 years ministers in charge of the police have been telling them to beat up or kill criminals

SA needs to restrain use of force by police

‘Less lethal’ weapons have resulted in deaths and severe injuries, yet there are still no guidelines

Zimbabwe: What is the current status of the Torture Docket case?

International crimes must be prosecuted and domestic jurisdictions are well placed to do this. Domestic prosecutions based on universal jurisdiction are on the rise

Police release guidelines for the use of force during lockdown

The guidelines follow a court order in the case of Collins Khosa, who died after an alleged assault by members of the army and the Johannesburg metro police

Why calling the police is not an option for me

Brutality at the hands of those meant to protect us is just too common in our society and is mostly targeted at poor, black people

They protested for food – the police fired rubber bullets

Excessive use of force by the security forces during the Covid-19 pandemic has overwhelmingly been experienced in poor communities

Army and police violence spurs racial tensions

With the Covid-19 pandemic exposing many structural cleavages and spurring racial tensions, it is likely that the post-pandemic South Africa will encounter new challenges and setbacks on the road to reconciliation

Khosa case: Going straight to the Constitutional Court isn’t always the right path

Even where the case is a strong one, direct access to the highest court is a route only in truly exceptional circumstances

No more evictions — for now

But City authorities vow to stop the erection of new shacks during the national lockdown

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Basic income grant on the cards as Covid-19 threat intensifies

The pandemic has triggered a global economic crisis that will leave many South Africans without income security

Taxis and Covid-19: ‘The ideal doesn’t exist’

After months of complaining about the regulations imposed on the industry, taxi owners have been given a lifeline

Mask rules are not meant to ‘criminalise’ the public

Shop owners and taxi drivers can now refuse entry to people who defy mandatory mask-wearing regulations

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Yvonne Chetty: a passion for an efficient public sector and mentoring

'Being affiliated to a professional body such as SAICA makes providing expert guidance and support to my colleagues that much easier'

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

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