Western Cape premier and MECs get clean lifestyle audits

State capture inquiry revelations prompted Alan Winde to call for the independent process

Tobacco producers call for cigarette ban to be lifted

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Court orders Denel to pay salaries for May and June

Arms manufacturer has until August 7 to make up shortfalls for staff who have earned partial wages

Gauteng government faces legal challenge over Life Esidimeni payouts

Families of survivors claim they have not received full compensation, but the province says it is acting within the law

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Parliament shortlists eight candidates for auditor-general post

National Assembly has until August 31 to find a successor to Kimi Makwetu whose term ends on November 30

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Government cannot pick and choose which contracts it wants to honour, say unions

Union lawyers say the agreement was not only signed but paid against; the government says it was merely an unmandated offer

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WATCH: Corruption and the PPE problem

Michael Avery talks to a panel about the ongoing corruption in SA

Liquor industry says no legal action planned as calls for booze ban to be lifted intensify

With 100,000 jobs already lost, and some liquor outlets set to lose their licences, which are linked to leases, the industry is on its knees

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ANC to review how families do business with state, corruption tainted Ace Magashule says

Magashule says ANC corruption claims ‘cause us collectively to dip our heads in shame and to humble ourselves before the people’

Cosatu threatens to pull support from ‘feeble’ Ramaphosa administration

President’s ally calls his government dysfunctional as public anger grows over corruption in Covid-19 fight

Cipla’s generic Covid-19 drug lands in SA but the state isn’t buying it

Remdesivir would sell for almost R6,000 for a five-day course, markedly less than overseas

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Agriculture sector a bright spot in Covid-19 gloom

But the government’s decision on drought indicates ‘little empathy’, says Agri Western Cape

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SA’s VW head Thomas Schaefer to lead Skoda

He says his biggest disappointment of the last five years is the SA government’s failure to capitalise on ‘unbelievable’ opportunities to grow the economy

Strict Covid-19 regulations dry up SA wine tourism

Lockdowns cost the industry more than R2.5bn from March-July

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