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Inmates fear Covid-19 contagion

A group of men wearing masks can be seen in cellphone images — but they are not physically distancing because of overcrowding in their cell

Cruel warders target trans inmates

A trans woman held in a male prison says she is being harrassed by staff and authorities won’t take her case seriously

Malema: Ramaphosa has taken a wrong turn

Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema called out President Cyril Ramaphosa and his cabinet while addressing Alexandra's community.

Fear, force and sex in Sun City

The inability of warders to handle increasing violence is turning the infamous Johannesburg prison into a sexual predator's haven.

Presumed innocent, rotting in jail

Despite legal reforms, prisoners are spending many years behind bars ­before going on trial.

Theatre behind bars

An exciting theatre project encourages prison inmates to to creatively explore their personal quests for redemption.

Theatre of burden

Sun City's women inmates deliver a cautionary message through dance and song, writes David Smith.

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Hopefield: Brutal police vs brutalised citizens

The small town’s residents, who say they’ve been terrorised by rogue police officers for years, were unsurprised when Reginald Linnerd was found beaten to death in a holding cell

Western Cape warned not to be complacent about flat-lining Covid-19 cases

The Western Cape, which once had the highest number of Covid-19 cases in South Africa, is seeing a steady decline in active cases

Sisulu axes another water board

Umgeni Water’s board in KwaZulu-Natal was appointed irregularly by her predecessor, the water and sanitation minister claims

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Accounting technician beats the odds to obtain a professional qualification

'Being an AT(SA) offers lifelong learning and professional development opportunities because you never get to stop learning'

Associate general accountant reveals why she chose to work in the public sector ­– and stayed

Rakshika Danilala is part of the team tasked with auditing the R500-billion fiscal package allocated by government to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic

Accounting for sustainability: A South African case study

The accountancy profession has been recognised and seen its models replicated as successful models for projects that contribute towards the SDGs

Debt management amid Covid-19 and beyond

This webinar on Debt Management, sponsored by Debt Rescue, had its experts share a practical approach to debt management amid this crisis and beyond

NSTF-South32 Awards

All of the awards are made for outstanding contributions to science, engineering, technology and innovation in South Africa

The benefits of being a GEMS member

The scheme offers comprehensive and affordable healthcare options to all public service employees and greater access to better healthcare

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A common misconception is that you need a lot of money to start saving, but this is simply not true – you can start with R50

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