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End voluntourism and the white saviour industrial complex

We need to dismantle the unequal systems we have upheld in Africa. Divesting from missionary tours is a good place to start

South Africa fails to tap into immigration pot of gold

South Africa appears to regard all foreigners with suspicion, making visa, residency and citizenship applications a complex nightmare

UK visas discriminate against Africans

No continent has suffered more from Britain’s ‘hostile environment’ immigration policy

The free movement of Africans

Africans will soon be able to stay in other countries on the continent – and establish businesses there

Infrastructure at the heart of Ramaphosa’s plan to boost the economy

President Cyril Ramaphosa promises a 'fundamentally' transformed approach to the rollout of infrastructure projects in his new stimulus package

SA passport, British visa application

Zukiswa Wanner reveals the lengths we go through in an excerpt from, "Hardly Working: A travel memoir of sorts"

​DIRCO slams special refugee status for white South Africans

South African government says it's “regrettable” that Australia’s home affairs minister wants to give special treatment to white South African farmers

Great strides made to fix SA’s revised immigration policy but a few problems remain

The department of home affairs can rightly claim success, but some key issues are entrenched in the regime.

Visa accusations a Gupta witch-hunt?

Despite rumours and claims, there is no proof that the Gupta family is linked to visa processing firm VFS.

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Locally built ventilators ready in two weeks as Covid cases rise

The companies making the non-invasive devices, which will create jobs and are cheaper than other types, include car and diving manufacturers

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

Sassa disses disability grant applicants

Towards the end of level four of the lockdown, Sassa offices reopened for applications for old age pensions and childcare and foster care grants, but not for disability grants

Press Releases

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

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

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