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Covid-19 hurts the middle class

The rich have a security blanket. The poorest have extended government assistance. But for South Africa’s middle class, there is little in the way of financial support during the Covid-19 lockdown. Lester Kiewit spoke to one family who are choosing between food, electricity and bond repayments

It’s time for a new year’s revolution at work

We don’t need a better work-life balance, we need a new way of working that doesn’t destroy our souls

It’s not right for SA’s left to reject elections

Elections can be used to build a movement that advances a democratic socialist alternative

Despite legislation, workers’s rights are still abused

The Constitution enshrines the right to dignity, but it should also include the right to work

Kwesta’s snapshot of home

Overtly reflective and intensely rousing, the visuals for ‘Spirit’ serve as far more than just a music video

Sassa stakes are high for the most vulnerable

If social grants are not paid, the elderly, children and terminally ill people will suffer the most

​Blade’s puzzle: How to identify ‘missing middle’ students

Bawa said the assumption was that there were about 400  000 students who fell in the “missing middle” category.

The Boss battled the old SA

First it was a hit single and LP. Now it’s the title of Bruce Springsteen’s autobiography. ‘Born to Run’ shows The Boss’s life’s work hasn’t ended.

​Unsecured lending ‘has had a bad rap’

Capitec, in September last year, said it would reduce interest rates on longer-term unsecured loans from 28% to about 20% over the next five years.

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The backlogs, denials and future of testing Covid-19

The National Health Laboratory Services finally admitted to a bottleneck last week, after denying there were any issues since April. According to the service, the backlog of 80 000 tests started in the first week of May

High court strikes down ‘paternalistic’ lockdown regulations

The order of unconstitutionality has been suspended for two weeks

Early-morning exercise: Jo’burg’s three golden hours

Under level four of the Covid-19 lockdown, the hours from 6am to 9am became the time when inner-city residents could use local parks to escape the nightmare around them

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If your company has these qualified professionals it will help improve efficiencies and accelerate progress by assisting your organisation to perform better

Mining company uses rich seam of technology to gear up for Covid-19

Itec Direct technology provides instant temperature screening of staff returniing to the workplace with no human contact

Covid-19 and Back to School Webinar

If our educators can take care of themselves, they can take care of the children they teach

5G technology is the future

Besides a healthcare problem Covid-19 is also a data issue and 5G technology, with its lightning speed, can help to curb its spread

JTI off to court for tobacco ban: Government not listening to industry or consumers

The tobacco ban places 109 000 jobs and 179 000 wholesalers and retailers at risk — including the livelihood of emerging farmers

Holistic Financial Planning for Professionals Webinar

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Undeterred by Covid-19 pandemic, China and Africa hold hands, building a community of a shared future for mankind

It is clear that building a community with a shared future for all mankind has become a more pressing task than ever before

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