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Finance probe into the Ingonyama Trust Board goes ahead

The threat of legal action from ITB chairperson Jerome Ngwenya fails to halt forensic audit ordered by the land reform minister

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Posted: 20 October 2020 | 10:06 pm

Ailing Far East Rand hospital purchases ‘vanity’ furniture

Dr Zacharia Mathaba, who purchased the furniture, is a suspected overtime fraudster and was appointed as Gauteng hospital chief executive despite facing serious disciplinary charges

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Posted: 20 October 2020 | 10:00 pm

Eusebius McKaiser: Reject the dichotomy of political horrors

Senekal shows us that we must make a stand against the loud voice of the populist EFF and racist rightwingers

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Posted: 20 October 2020 | 9:00 pm

Seals abort pups in mass die-off

There are a number of factors — a pollutant, virus or bacteria or malnutrition — may have caused the 12 000 deaths on Namibia’s coast

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Posted: 20 October 2020 | 8:45 pm

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

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Posted: 20 October 2020 | 5:21 pm

Cartoon by Carlos: No escapé for Senor Agrizzi

Angelo Agrizzi will have to enjoy the South African government’s hospitality for the time being

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Posted: 20 October 2020 | 3:57 pm

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

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Posted: 20 October 2020 | 1:53 pm

The demon of cronyism in the public service must be crushed

The Zondo commission is useful in its scope but is not the answer to the societal problem of corruption.

When employees do not give their best, it is the organisation that suffers the most. In the case of government this directly affects citizens

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Posted: 20 October 2020 | 10:37 am

Fake trafficking news targets migrants

Exaggerated reports on social media of human trafficking syndicates snatching people in broad daylight legitimate xenophobia while deflecting from the real problems in society

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Posted: 20 October 2020 | 7:40 am

It’s not a ‘second wave’: Covid resurges because safety measures are relaxed or ignored

A simple model shows how complacency in South Africa will cause the number of infections to go on an upward trend again

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Posted: 19 October 2020 | 11:43 pm