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South Africa on track to move to phase three of its Covid-19 economic response

The next phase of the government’s economic strategy, which will be announced ‘soon’, is expected to detail plans to recover from the crisis wrought by the coronavirus pandemic

2019 budget policy statement: Debt, debt, debt

Eskom and weaker growth play havoc on the public purse

Light at the end of Eskom tunnel?

The treasury has mooted selling the utility’s coal-fired stations, but this doesn’t mean privatisation

IMF bailout not wise – or needed

Despite the depressing economic climate, South Africa can avoid the debt trap and foreign investors can easily access its markets

Cooking the economy — a recipe for Tito Mboweni

It’s a recipe that should feed 58-million with a bit of pot-luck and an ample pinch of salt

Treasury widens SA’s tax net

Despite outrage over its planned ‘expat tax’ amendments, the state says closing the personal income loophole is in line with international practice

Eskom: The abyss just gets deeper

South Africa’s power utility has become a bottomless pit of expenses; it’s debatable whether it can feasibly ever be saved

Zondo grants Van Rooyen leave to cross-examine Fuzile

During his testimony in 2018, former treasury director general said Van Rooyen arrived at treasury with a "pre-appointed adviser" in Mohamed Bobat

Eskom ‘misled’ treasury over multi-billion rand Gupta contract

According to testimony before the Zondo commission, Eskom appears to have misled treasury about the quality of coal from a Gupta-owned coal mine

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Gauteng responds to grave concern

The news of Gauteng’s grave site preparations raised alarm about the expected number of Covid-19-related deaths in the province

Demolition of hope in Hangberg

The City of Cape Town in June twice knocked down structures on land allocated for other purposes. The city says these were not evictions; residents ask why no police are available for rapes and murders

Corruption allegations: It’s a family affair at Dihlabeng municipality

The mayor, her relatives and their friends keep landing lucrative tenders and using state resources. Yet Lindiwe Makhalema has failed to declare the list of her relationships with people and companies benefiting from the municipality

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Full-time Johannesburg-based CEO required for HI HOPES

An entrepreneurial, business-minded, impact-driven individual is sought to lead the organisation as it looks to scale and grow

Balwin properties and Absa launch South Africa’s first green home loan

Balwin Properties’ Edge registration of over 16 000 units was a global first, covering more homes than any single property developer in the world to date

Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

SAICA makes ongoing efforts to encourage the professionalisation of financial offices in private and public sector organisations

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

Cheque value bundles – real value

Most people do not pay much attention to what bank account they have and whether or not it is suited to their daily realities

Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

In addition to the cash benefits, you will receive special offers and exclusive deals from selected Absa Rewards partners

Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector

Eleven ways to protect yourself against fraud

While financial services firms work continuously to improve security, fraudsters are always devising new plans to circumvent the latest safety measures

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