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Tsakani Maluleke gets unanimous backing in parliament as next auditor-general

Maluleke, who replaces Kimi Makwetu at the end of November, will be SA's first female auditor-general

Mkhwebane launches a broadside at the three judges who dismissed her bid to interdict parliament

Public protector says in court papers the full bench 'clearly prejudged' key issues raised in her interdict application before arguments

Pandemic a blessing in disguise for Stenprop

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Nxuba wind farm ready to deliver

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Ramaphosa welcomes R950m hotel investment in Ekurhuleni

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Suspended judge exposes rot in Zimbabwe’s judiciary

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