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Social capital — when your currency just isn’t strong enough to access the plum jobs

In South Africa we must learn to value different types of social capital to make the economy — and society — more inclusive

Moody’s axe likely to fall on ordinary South Africans

The ratings agency is scheduled to announce its decision on a possible downgrade of SA credit worthiness on March 27

​South Africans get first dibs on SAFCOIN, an exclusive African cryptocurrency

For the price of a take-away meal, South Africans can become crpytocurrency investors

The economy is off to a good start

But the big questions are what Cyril Ramaphosa can do and what the budget has in store

Labour market report shows plummeting employee confidence index

A labour market report released by the Solidarity Research Institute on Tuesday showed deteriorating levels of job security in South Africa.

Rand bubbles to the top as volatility subsides

The South African local currency is expected to continue strengthening as low volatility and high returns attract investors.

Rand weakens for the second day before Federal Reserve stimulus decision

Speculation over whether the US Fed will begin tapering sees the rand drop ahead of a decision.

Rand claws its way up after crazy day at the market

The rand ended firmer against the dollar after a volatile session, as investors were drawn to emerging markets by efforts to curb the EU debt crisis.

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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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