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Maponya’s African dream

By working with neighbours, business tycoon Richard Maponya managed to get around oppressive laws and create an empire

Ndlozi: ‘We treat the media with the utmost respect’

The EFF’s spin doctor reflected on the party’s plans to take on media owners

Malema: Collect 10 million votes, Cheers!

The party by to increase its voters five times by 2023

Malema welcomes eNCA withdrawal from its conference

The EFF leader however says that the 24-hour news channel is unwelcome to cover any of the party’s events further

Student command backs a shake up of EFF top six

Sources say the student command will be backing the “contestation” slate, which seeks to disrupt the centralised power of the leadership.

New rules for crypto-trading

Local regulation of cryptocurrencies could be implemented as soon as next year

SAA cut off to protect other SOEs

After years of pumping billions into the airline, government picked business rescue to prevent a wider fallout at Eskom and other state entities

Hawks bust another ‘horror’ factory

Authorities found that Jiebo Home Trading was not meeting safety standards or paying the minimum wage

More than a third of South Africans without water – R90bn needed to fix this

The new national water strategy calls for R90-billion in spending by the bankrupt water department, and a big change in how water is managed

Something out of the blue

With a bit of fine-tuning, this will be an excellent car

The ugly face of Beautiful City

The factory owners took advantage of their foreign workers’ precarious status

Giant new refinery: curse or boon?

Saudi’s Aramco is planning an oil refinery in South Africa, but experts say the magaproject is risky

Sekunjalo: The PIC is on a drive to embarrass Dr Survé

Iqbal Survé’s Sekunjalo Investment Holdings denies it owes the PIC more than R1-billion it used to acquire the media group

Aramco, the world’s biggest polluter, goes to market

The Saudi-owned company aims to list 5% of its shares on the Riyadh-based bourse in December

Jo’burgers fail to manage waste

New laws came into effect in August, but neither households nor Pikitup are compliant

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Q&A Sessions: ‘I think I was born way before my time’ — Mamodupi Mohlala

The chief executive of the Estate Agency Affairs Board and the deputy chair of the SABC board, shares her take on retrenchments at the public broadcaster and reveals why she hates horror movies

Public protector’s ‘mistakes’ were made to nail the president, court hears

Busisiwe Mkhwebane discarded facts that were inconvenient to her when she investigated the CR17 campaign, Cyril Ramaphosa’s lawyers argued

CR17 report is not perfect, but the investigation was rational, court hears

So says public protector Busisiwe Mkwhebane’s lawyer, who said she had reason to suspect the money was being laundered through the campaign

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Get Rewarded for banking with Standard Bank Mobile

Free data for your bank card spend every month will go that extra mile to help keep South Africans connected to their dreams

Introducing Greening the Future 2020

We highlight the work of those accelerating sustainable living in SA – at a vital moment for the environment

Western Cape SMBs look to technology to get them through pandemic

Many companies have over-capitalised on IT infrastructure in the past, and are looking for ways to access simpler, cheaper technology that cuts their costs

Land reform still a hot potato

The land has got to belong to all the people of South Africa, and many believe that there’s no other mechanism for that except expropriation

UP chemical pathology scientists develop ground-breaking nanobodies for Covid-19 detection and therapy

Nanobodies are smaller than conventional antibodies and easier to work with so they are ideal for good cheap sensitive rapid tests for Covid-19

Inclusion as learned experience in higher education

Understanding the complexity of intersections between oppressions relating to race and gender is key to any commitment to creating a culture of inclusion and social justice

Local government in crisis: how it can be fixed

Local governments are supposed to promote non-racial development, in a decentralised manner, but the reality does not match up