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Ingonyama Trust Board moves to retrench staff

More than 50 workers at the Ingonyama Trust Board have been issued section 189 notices

Reinstated Ingonyama Trust managers hit with retrenchment notices

The effect of Covid-19 and the land reform department’s freeze of R23-million because the ITB didn’t comply with budget submissions are cited as some of the reasons for the staff cuts

District Six hero dies before seeing his dream of return fulfilled

A key figure in the return of more than 1 000 claimants to Cape Town’s inner city, Shahied Ajam was working on a multi-billion rand land restitution project

Didiza intervenes in ‘paralysed’ Ingonyama Trust Board

Labour disputes and withheld funding for noncompliance have rocked the board, which is supposed to administer about three million hectares on behalf of King Goodwill Zwelithini

Andrew Makenete joins Africa Agri Tech as an event ambassador

Makenete has a wealth of experience in the agricultural sector

ANC and the state step back from taking action against Zulu king’s land trust

Despite alleged abuses of power and people’s trust, the ANC appears to have abandoned plans to reform the controversial Ingonyama Trust Board

Jinxed by the Ingonyama board

My three days of wading through court papers and no story is like wee Paddy’s three days of an SAA flight

Didiza to ‘assess’ Luthuli land sale

The minister has been forced to intervene in a dispute over land amaThuli have had title to since 1858, which is being sold to build holiday homes

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Clear policies needed for effective land reform

Section 25 of the Constitution is the key but a new Expropriation Act is also urgently needed

ConCourt interviews postponed because of ‘potential conflict of interest’

It is unclear what the nature of the conflict of interest on SCA President Mandisa Maya’s part is

Search for ways to stop the land slide

Experts say an area-based approach is needed, but district and local government are not on board

ANC grievance panel rules in favour of Mabe in sex harassment complaint

ANC national spokesperson Pule Mabe has been cleared of sexual harassment charges by the party’s grievance panel, City Press reports. He was accused...

ANC acts fast to probe sex scandal

The party, usually slow to tackle sex harassment cases, has moved rapidly with the Pule Mabe inquiry

Malema takes his spot in the Pan-African Parliament

The EFF leader is set to be inducted into the legislative body of the African Union alongside four other South African MPs

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Sekhukhune’s five-year battle for water back in court

The residents of five villages are calling for the district municipal manager to be arrested

Special Investigating Unit probes Covid-19 tenderpreneurs

The SIU is investigating 102 companies doing business with the provincial government in Gauteng alone

Vaccine trial results due in December

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WiMSA shines a light on the future of women in mining

Men in mining must begin to take it upon themselves to support the development of women in the industry

Department of Public Works and Infrastructure reveals second gender-based violence advocacy artwork

The men and boys of South Africa are important role players in this mission to ensure that women are respected, protected and treated equally

Empowering the voice of women in leadership to enable full participation in their roles in leadership and decision making

Sibanye-Stillwater has 13% female representation in its workforce and is actively working to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

Surviving the tobacco ban

Nicotine is given as the ‘likely’ reason for lower Covid-19 infection rates but authorities still stress the health risk of smoking

Smokers hold thumbs for cigarette ban to be lifted

SATTA is worried about the impact of the ban on its own members activities and how the ban is helping black marketeers to make millions of rands illegally

Covid-19: Outlook on the economy, politics and labour

Old Mutual had experts unpack the effects of the pandemic and provide practical tips on how to deal with the financial impact of job losses and salary cuts

Opt-in to Popia

All business owners should take note: there is a lot of work ahead to ensure compliance with the POPI Act that has just come into effect

Capital Legacy talks life

The Covid-19 pandemic is revealing how few people actually sort their affairs to the benefit of their loved ones they leave behind when they pass on

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