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Govt: There’s no intention to limit media freedom

The government is concerned about negative foreign coverage of its perceived attempts to place restrictions on the press, a spokesperson has said.

Cabinet turns attention to local govt

One of the government's weaknesses has been to not pay enough attention to local government, spokesperson Themba Maseko said on Wednesday.

It’s official: May 2 to be additional day off

It is now official: May 2 is to be an additional public holiday. At its fortnightly meeting in Cape Town on Wednesday, the Cabinet endorsed a proposal that it should be declared as an additional day off "to compensate workers for losing a public holiday as a result of Human Rights Day falling on the same day as Good Friday".

Mbeki approves terms for Pikoli inquiry

Whether suspended National Director of Public Prosecutions Vusi Pikoli had taken "national security interests" into consideration in decisions he made will be one of the main issues in a hearing to determine his fitness to hold office. President Thabo Mbeki on Wednesday approved the terms of reference for the inquiry.

Rumours swirl over Pikoli’s suspension

The suspension of South Africa's National Director of Public Prosecutions amid silence by President Thabo Mbeki has led to concerns of government meddling in the country's justice system. Mbeki's integrity came under fire as his suspension of National Prosecuting Authority chief Vusi Pikoli was linked to the alleged pending arrest of police National Commissioner Jackie Selebi.

‘More than just Pikoli’s suspension needed’

There are deeper issues in the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) than simply the suspension of National Director of Public Prosecutions Vusi Pikoli, the South African Communist Party said on Monday, following an announcement from the Presidency on Monday that President Thabo Mbeki had suspended Pikoli.

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Constitutional Court ruling on restructuring dispute is good for employers

A judgment from the apex court empowers employers to change their workers’ contracts — without consultation

KZN officials cash in on ‘danger pay for Covid-19’

Leadership failures at Umdoni local municipality in KwaZulu-Natal have caused a ‘very unhappy’ ANC PEC to fire the mayor and chief whip

The living nightmare of environmental activists who protest mine expansion

Last week Fikile Ntshangase was gunned down as activists fight mining company Tendele’s expansions. Community members tell the M&G about the ‘kill lists’ and the dread they live with every day

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Introducing the new CSIR strategy and identity

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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

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