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‘Healers are part of Covid solution’

Traditional healers feel they have been excluded from the national response to the coronavirus, despite most South Africans consulting them for a range of ailments including depression

The Portfolio: Sethembiso Zulu

My photographs make for detailed stories and use symbols that are meant to be read and analysed with an open mind.

Hawks bust cannabis lab

The Canapax chain owner, who claims to be a traditional healer, has been arrested

Abuse taints traditional healing

After being raped and abused repeatedly, a sangoma trainee reported her mentor to the police — only to be shunned

All the knowledge we do not know yet

"Recovering ancient hidden knowledges, as long as we are responsible with them, is important considering how many ills there are in our society."

[PODCAST] Each one teach one: Doctors, traditional healers tackle psychiatric illness

Medical doctors and traditional healers often struggle to trust each other. But in this rural KZN community they learned how to work together.

This land is our chemist

A group of men harvest medicinal plants, which they then process and sell, but it’s a tough trade

Traditional innovation

Innovation Award: Corporate Organisation for innovations and their research and/or development by a team or an individual

Traditional medicine in the academy is a reality

The UKZN traditional medicine laboratory aims to become a centre of excellence

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Cape Town suspends metro cops involved in eviction of naked man

Four police officers are being investigated after a video of them evicting a man, who had been bathing at the time, was circulated on social media

Relocation rears its head: Bringing de-densification home in Alexandra

About 1 600 families in the Stjwetla shack settlement in Alexandra, Johannesburg are standing on the verge of seismic change. This is one of their stories

Row over medical scheme merger

The amalgamation of Sizwe Medical Aid and Hosmed Medical Scheme, two major black-owned companies, has hit an unexpected hurdle

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Security and Compliance Evolution in the Data Revolution

Organisations must adopt a risk-based approach to compliance and rely on technology to mitigate that risk and on people and process controls as well

Covid-19 vs Child Nutrition

Children are being impacted severely across the world because of things such as reduced immunisation as health services prioritise treating Covid-19 cases

MTN’s network innovation sees 5G launched at 100 sites countrywide

MTN South Africa has launched its widely accessible 5G network – the first of MTN’s 21 operations across Africa and the Middle East

Economic ramifications of Covid-19

There is an opportunity for business and government in collaboration to galvanise and work together, and present ourselves as a viable destination for investment

JSE-listed company BCX empowers its finance staff with professional accounting qualifications

'For the finance function to go beyond the numbers we need to be professional and we cannot leave out the financial control experts'

Ensuring no prospective CA(SA) is left behind

Sizwe Nxasana talks about the macro-economic impact our country will suffer if the accountancy profession fails to transform its pipeline in the pandemic

The rise and rise of Rise Uniforms

'If you can’t take a risk then you’re not an entrepreneur, and you might as well get out of the space' says Ntombekhaya Nonnxuba

How to get R7 000 government funding for your spaza shop or traditional grocery store

The Spaza Shop Support scheme allows for your business to access a R3 500 working capital injection and an additional R3 500 in revolving credit

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