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September 25, 2018

No weed at work

So what do you do if an employee comes to work high? Do exactly what you would do if they came to work drunk – the Occupational Health and Safety Act and the Mine Health and Safety Act still apply.
September 25, 2018

Sars commission frustrated by irregularities in Bain’s testimony

Management consulting firm Bain & Company officials has not been forthcoming. It only divulges pertinent information when it is caught out in a lie and it misled the general public in a press statement with regards to the Sars commission.
September 25, 2018

Pay your TV licence. It’s one of the only ways to keep the SABC afloat

Revenue collection methods make up a major part of the turnaround strategy at the SABC.
September 25, 2018

Here’s what you need to know about Gigaba’s economy-boosting visas

Minister of Home Affairs Malusi Gigaba on Tuesday announced a number of measures related to visas that could boost the economy.
September 25, 2018

The bold recovery plan will restore hope and confidence

‘We believe that our plan will begin to restore much-needed hope and confidence for all our people, particularly those most in need’.
September 25, 2018

Fugitive attorney Ronald Bobroff: I ran for my life

Fugitive attorney claims corporate giant is behind vendetta against his family.
September 25, 2018

Dagga cultivators aren’t too pleased about the court’s decision

Dagga growers in Lusikisiki in the Eastern Cape are far from happy that the “holy herb” has been legalised for personal use, saying their businesses will suffer.
September 24, 2018

No need for divisions in SA, says Mabuza

Deputy President David Mabuza preached unity in his Heritage Day message as he officiated a ceremony in Kokstad, KwaZulu-Natal.
September 25, 2018

Join our indaba on land restitution

The complex debate on land ownership in South Africa was thrust into the spotlight by the ANC’s decision in December 2017 to “pursue expropriation of land without compensation”.
September 24, 2018

A cultural centre flowers in Alexandra after 20 years of efforts

It has taken 20 years of efforts, driven by an architect, a community researcher, a heritage expert and an academic, but the Alexandra Heritage Centre is finally open for business.
September 24, 2018

15 babies die in Gauteng hospital

A veil of silence hovers over the Gauteng hospital, where nine babies died from an outbreak of necrotising enterocolitis.
September 23, 2018

SAA bleeds cash

Report reveals SAA will need R21.7bn between now and 2021, including a R12.5bn government bailout.
September 23, 2018

NDZ has Cyril's back

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma is emerging as one of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s key ministers after she helped engender a breakthrough meeting between the presidency and 60 chief executives of some of South Africa’s major corporations at the Union Buildings
September 23, 2018

EFF set to take 10% from the ANC

Disenchantment over Life Esidimeni and the recent firefighter deaths may work in the opposition’s favour.
September 23, 2018

Radio station’s DJs warned not to talk about VBS

A concerned Phalaphala FM radio DJ says things are tense at the station after staff were allegedly barred from speaking about VBS Mutual Bank, Vhavenda King Toni Mphephu Ramabulana and the Vhembe District Municipality in Limpopo.
September 23, 2018

‘It’s not about me’, says new Cosatu president Zingiswa Losi

Undaunted by ‘potholes’ in her way, Cosatu’s first female president puts a painful history to good use.
September 23, 2018

Parliament must carry the can for suicide

Former and current employees of Parliament are calling on the House to be held accountable for a tragic “protest” suicide, instead of shifting the blame on to the police.
September 23, 2018

Moerane report into political killings lambasted

Civil society groups slam inquiry into KZN political killings for its failure to focus on crime intelligence or dodgy security companies.
September 23, 2018

And then I got high: Tokers celebrate ConCourt’s dagga ruling

South Africans share their stories of the first time they toked, while the medical profession warns of the effects of cannabis on teenage users.
September 22, 2018

Party atmosphere as DA launches election campaign

The DA’s blaring music was audible from the double-decker section of the M1 highway that links the country’s economic hub in Johannesburg to the seat of government in Tshwane.
September 23, 2018

Spiked night of hell

‘I remember waking up in an apartment with one big mattress, barred doors and two Nigerian men trying to force themselves on me’.
September 23, 2018

‘Sorry, I couldn’t save them’ – distraught teen whose siblings died in fire

Distraught 14-year-old says he heard the young children’s dying screams and then an explosion... he tried to get help, but it was too late.
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September 23 2018