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At the Cradle: A few things to do before you die

I'd never thought about a bucket list – things to do before I die -- until I was holding one in my hand.

Jo’burg residents rubbish Pikitup strike

As a strike by refuse workers drags on, the streets of Johannesburg have been turned into a dumping ground.

Krejcir: A dummy’s guide

The bodies of people associated with Radovan Krejcir have been piling up. It's like something out of a mafia movie. We look at the main players.

SABC fights BCCSA ruling on M&G matter

The SABC is appealing a Broadcasting Complaints Commission ruling in a matter concerning it, the <i>M&G</i> and reporter Sam Sole.

SA Cabinet won’t support calls for Gaddafi to step down

South Africa will not call for Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi to step down, the Cabinet decided at a meeting this week.

Checklist takes sting out of BEE

A series of questions has been drawn up to verify the suitability of benefi ciaries of empowerment.

Turning the tide on TB

Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi commemorated World TB Day by unveiling the only GeneXpert system in Africa on Thursday.

TB: Staying the course

Sibongile has been diagnosed with tuberculosis (TB) three times; this year she found out she has multidrug-resistant TB.

‘People are the real wealth of nations’

UNDP director for democratic governance <strong>Geraldine Fraser-Moleketi</strong> speaks to the <em>M&G</em> about democracy in Africa.

BEE ‘is not meant for the select few’

Former MP Jay Naidoo says black economic empowerment (BEE) has, in many instances, been hijacked by a "cabal of predatory elite".

The Guptas: A dummy’s guide

Industrialists. Newspaper owners. And friends with the president and his family. Read our dummy's guide to the famous family.

Reitz victims to start their own company

The victims of the 2008 racist video produced by four students of the University of the Free State are to start their own company.

Political violence ‘remains a serious problem in Zim’

Zimbabwe is not ready for elections, and will not be ready until it has dealt with present and past human rights violations, says Human Rights Watch.

SABC breached code in Gumede interview

The BCCSA has reprimanded the SABC over an interview it flighted last year, in which John Sterenborg and Sam Sole were accused of corruption.

Sterenborg vs SABC

The SABC has been reprimanded for contravening the broadcasting code regarding an interview with businessman John Sterenborg in November 2010.

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Rhulani Nhlaniki is Pfizer’s cluster lead for sub-Saharan Africa. As Pfizer starts phase III of the clinical trial of their Covid-19 vaccine candidate, he tells Malaikah Bophela that if it is successful, the company will ensure the vaccine will be available to everyone who needs it

Murder of anti-mining activist emboldens KZN community

Mam’Ntshangase was described as a fierce critic of mining and ambassador for land rights.

Hawks swoop down with more arrests in R1.4-billion corruption blitz

The spate of arrests for corruption continues apace in Gauteng and the Eastern Cape.

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Transport Month

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Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

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In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

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