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Pillar to post office

If President Cyril Ramaphosa’s crackdown on corruption is to succeed, new rules for lobbying and tenders need to be implemented

Covid-19 lockdown pushes Wits University to offer online learning

The university plans to teach online as South Africa’s lockdown continues, and is offering zero-rated data for its teaching sites, as well as computing devices for students

Competitors take on the post office

Blamed by many South Africans for offering a shoddy service, the embattled institution faces financial strain and serious competition

Net1 subsidiary goes to court to compel Sassa to pay grants into its accounts

Moneyline claims that the South African Social Security Agency has moved beneficiaries to the South African Post Office against their will

Bathabile Dlamini slapped with court costs, possible perjury probe

The Constitutional Court has ruled that Bathabile Dlamini is personally liable for 20% of costs of last year's Sassa debacle

Sassa: The more things change …

The social development minister is following in the footsteps of her predecessor

Talk of state spending rings hollow

Rand jitters question the state’s ability to provide an economic stimulus and to continue to bail out parastatals

Post office yields to critical union demands

In an effort to end strike action, the state-owned entity has answered the call for permanent jobs

Post office wage talks deadlocked

Sapo chief executive Mark Barnes says the entity could not afford the 12% wage hike

Post Office strike halts payment to grant beneficiaries

The workers say they have not received a wage hike in three years. They are demanding a 12% wage increase

Over 5 million social grant beneficiaries to pay R10 “bank charge”

Sassa has assured MPs that all grants will be paid from April 1

ConCourt allows extension of Sassa’s contract with CPS for 6 months

The ConCourt has granted Sassa's application to extend its contract with Cash Paymaster Services CPS) by another six months.

Sassa: New cash payments service provider only ready by July

The agency admitted in court papers there was no feasible solution to assist around 2.8-million beneficiaries before the April 1 deadline

Sassa and Sapo (mostly) ready on grants

The agency will meet the deadline to pay 17-million grant beneficiaries, but it will still need the help of CPS to do so

WATCH LIVE: Sassa and Sapo briefing media on progress with social grants

With less than a month to transfer core components of the scheme to CPS, Sassa has to answer how it will deliver cash-based social grants

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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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