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Angie fails the test for accountability

Government remains mute about missing results and the Eastern Cape's teacher debacle.

Eastern Cape ‘cannot pay’ teachers

But the department’s excuse is untenable in law and fact, says the Legal Resource Centre.

A lesson in shifting the teacher vacancies blame

Court action is to blame for teacher vacancies, says the Eastern Cape education department.

If Motshekga doesn’t pay up she could be taking the bus home

Cars from the minister’s office have been attached to ensure the education department coughs up the R28-million it owes in teacher salaries.

Schools unite to fix salary snarl-ups

Ninety Eastern Cape schools are demanding the education department reimburse them for the R81m in teacher salaries they have had to pay.

Pupils who ‘stood up for their rights’

For Khayelitsha learners, their recent protests against deprivation became a story of hope.

In Queen’s Mercy, pupils pull back from the brink

Equal Education activists help rural Eastern Cape school to find its voice and stand up for the right to education.

Open letter: Unpaid teachers plead for salaries

An open letter to Mthunywa Ngonzo, Eastern Cape education’s superintendent general.

Schools hit by sick bureaucracy

For 10 years the Eastern Cape has failed to deal adequately with sick teachers and vacant posts.

Uphill battle to fill teaching niche

A young teacher’s school desperately needs him but he’s working without pay while an official sits on the paperwork for the job.

Motshekga taken back to court over EC teachers shortage

The Centre for Child Law is taking Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga back to court over the shortage of teachers in the Eastern Cape.

Basic education department ordered to fill vacant Eastern Cape teaching posts

The Grahamstown High Court has ordered the department of basic education to fill vacant posts in Eastern Cape public schools by November.

Eastern Cape schools win deal to fill teacher posts

But the education department is digging in its heels over the appointment of non-teaching staff.

Vacant teacher posts case ‘not urgent’

NGOs baffled by education department's delay tactics in 18-month-old saga.

Motshekga to oppose court action over E Cape vacancies

Angie Motshekga will oppose court action taken by Eastern Cape governing bodies over the failure to fill 64 752 teaching posts budgeted for this year.

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The PPE scandal that the Treasury hasn’t touched

Many government officials have been talking tough about dealing with rampant corruption in PPE procurement but the majority won't even release names of who has benefited from the R10-billion spend

Health workers afraid of passing Covid to family

While nurses bear the brunt of the most psychologically affected of health workers, most are concerned about access to protective supplies

Treasury presents Covid-19 corruption action plan

Reports of corruption, over-pricing and the delivery of sub-standard PPE have become the norm over the past five months as the country grapples with the Covid-19 pandemic

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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

Accounting technician beats the odds to obtain a professional qualification

'Being an AT(SA) offers lifelong learning and professional development opportunities because you never get to stop learning'

Associate general accountant reveals why she chose to work in the public sector ­– and stayed

Rakshika Danilala is part of the team tasked with auditing the R500-billion fiscal package allocated by government to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic

Accounting for sustainability: A South African case study

The accountancy profession has been recognised and seen its models replicated as successful models for projects that contribute towards the SDGs

Debt management amid Covid-19 and beyond

This webinar on Debt Management, sponsored by Debt Rescue, had its experts share a practical approach to debt management amid this crisis and beyond

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