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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

The sky’s the limit

Cloud computing holds exciting possibilities for the public sector, as a partnership between Gijima and Huawei is revealing

USAID’s VukaNow: Combating Wildlife Crime in Southern Africa Activity

USAID’s VukaNow seeks concept papers for implementing activities that reduce poaching and ilegal trade in wildlife in Southern Africa

Joe Public United is now the largest black-owned independent agency in South Africa

The new structure includes a mechanism that will ultimately allow for equity to be made available to all of the Joe Public staff

Digital education with an eye on the future

Online teaching and learning have been accelerated by the Covid-19 crisis, and it's likely that they are here to stay when the pandemic has abated

What will happen to matric math and science learners this year?

Learners who participated in the eduCate programme managed to increase their marks by an average of 10% in these subjects

Sufficient capacity for the ARC equates to food security in SA

The Covid-19 pandemic illustrates the vital importance of cutting-edge research in South Africa and the funding required for it

GIZ has Calls for Expression of Interest

Service providers are sought in the Raymond Mhlaba and Steve Tshwete Local Municipalities by the Governance Support Programme

While fields are full, plates are empty

A third of South Africa’s food production goes to waste, yet over 10 million people go to bed hungry each night

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Locally built ventilators ready in two weeks as Covid cases rise

The companies making the non-invasive devices, which will create jobs and are cheaper than other types, include car and diving manufacturers

Demolition of hope in Hangberg

The City of Cape Town in June twice knocked down structures on land allocated for other purposes. The city says these were not evictions; residents ask why no police are available for rapes and murders

Corruption allegations: It’s a family affair at Dihlabeng municipality

The mayor, her relatives and their friends keep landing lucrative tenders and using state resources. Yet Lindiwe Makhalema has failed to declare the list of her relationships with people and companies benefiting from the municipality

Press Releases

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

Security and Compliance Evolution in the Data Revolution

Organisations must adopt a risk-based approach to compliance and rely on technology to mitigate that risk and on people and process controls as well

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