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EFF breakaway: Five times Julius Malema allowed it to happen

Julius Malema could have proved his critics wrong but didn't. Verashni Pillay lists five mistakes that have created such disgruntlement in the party.

Right of reply: Help save jobs at Magwa and Majola

Mlibo Qobosiyane calls on MPLs and MPs to use their positions to support his efforts to protect the livelihoods of those who work on the tea estates.

Politicians’ war of words brewing since tea party snub

A political war of words is brewing in the former Transkei, in the Eastern Cape, over a cup of tea – or the lack thereof.

South Africa torn in contradictory directions

The EFF is a product of the ruling party's struggle to balance capitalist interests with ideology.

Book review: The secret pilgrims

A spy and a philosophy professor shed light on South Africa's transition to democracy.

Cope: ‘Messing up what looked like a good thing’

Cope will find it almost impossible to convince voters to consider the party at next year's local government elections.

Blair’s ‘moment of courage’ should still inspire Zille

Helen Zille, like the nincompoop ANC Youth League leader, should keep her eye firmly on 2019, argues <b>Richard Calland</b>.

Courts are a last resort and have no place in wage battles

Legal process is supposed to be a last resort in labour relations, with alternative dispute resolutions processes such as mediation and arbitration favoured.

DA takeover of Cape council a political power grab, says ANC

The ANC has called the move a deliberate attempt to extend the DA's political power in the province.

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Ramaphosa issues instruction on Western Cape Covid-19 numbers

President Cyril Ramaphosa has issued an instruction to the Western Cape government to recruit more staff to stem the Covid-19 tide

Capture claims plague new private-security bargaining council

Unhappy members of the National Bargaining Council for the Private Security Sector say corporate governance standards are being flouted

A lifeline for the homeless people in eThekwini

eThekwini plans to retain permanent and safe open spaces for people with nowhere to sleep

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Automotive Industry and Covid-19

Many rental fleets are no longer operational and their usually well-maintained cars are entering the market in big numbers

The fourth industrial revolution: It works for UJ

Huge advances in technology make training and the application of medical knowledge better, faster and more widely accessible

PPS Webinar 4: Asset Protection in Times of Uncertainty

The Covid-19 crisis means people are spending more time at home, so they expect different packages from their insurance companies

International Partnerships are key for Africa during Covid-19

Perhaps this pandemic is the jolt that we needed to strengthen intra-country collaboration and revive international friendships

Auditor-General of South Africa seeks request for information

Suitably qualified and experienced vendors are sought to supply tools to assist in the support of financial statement audits

Former bursary student hits a six and lands top job at WPCA

Thuthuka Bursary recipient Tennyson Botes decided to make a difference in his community — and he's doing exactly that

SANRAL to professionalise its finance division with world-class professional accounting designations

'It is about how I can get my staff to acquire more skills and sharpen those skills that they already have,' says SANRAL CFO Inge Mulder

Empowering his people to unleash their potential

'Being registered as an AGA(SA) means you are capable of engineering an idea and turning it into money,' says Raymond Mayekisa

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