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According to Treasury only an estimated 6% of South Africans are able to maintain their lifestyle and replace their income fully at retirement.

Concern over South African’s cashing in their retirement funds

Wednesday 20 August 2014 09:44

Reports that govt is going to nationalise pension funds through the proposed retirement reforms, which will come into effect next year, have led to some employees cashing in their retirement funds

Concern over South African’s cashing in their retirement funds

Wednesday 20 August 2014 09:44

Reports that govt is going to nationalise pension funds through the proposed retirement reforms, which will come into effect next year, have led to some employees cashing in their retirement funds

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Battle for a Better Future

Tuesday 19 August 2014 13:37

With the Two decades of freedom – what South Africa is doing with it, and what needs to be done, report in mind. Let’s track the 20 years of achievement that frame the Mandela legacy since 1994.

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'Parental guidance crucial to child development'

Tuesday 19 August 2014 10:25

Trauma counsellor, Michelle Smith says one of the reasons why more and more children are engaging in sexual activities or raping other kids is because of they are exposed violence.

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By-elections illustrate SA voting patterns still racialised

Tuesday 19 August 2014 06:15

Voter turnout in by-elections continues to be a problem, writes Ronesh Dhawraj.

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Prologue to Change? The Context of the South African Election of 2014

Monday 18 August 2014 13:17

In this first excerpt from the book Election 2014, Roger Southall contends that the May general election presented the ANC with its biggest challenge since 1994.

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Fear is key to Ebola's economic contagion

Monday 18 August 2014 05:47

Fear is key to the economic contagion of Ebola.

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Has Masango come of age?

Saturday 16 August 2014 09:54

Since joining Kaizer Chiefs in 2007 for the 2008/9 Premier League season, Mpumalanga-born Mandla Masango has struggled to impress the AmaKhosi faithful.

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'Timing of Zuma’s Nkandla response alarming'

Friday 15 August 2014 08:20

Constitutional Law Expert, Professor Marinus Wiechers, say the timing of President Jacob Zuma's response over the Nkandla debacle is alarming.

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'Pallo Jordan remains an intellectual giant'

Wednesday 13 August 2014 11:05

African National Congress Member of Parliament Professor Ben Turok says that Pallo Jordan remains an intellectual giant despite reports that he does not have a doctoral degree.

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Ebola Exposure and pseudo-hierarchy of Human Life: the order of things

Tuesday 12 August 2014 09:58

The West African Ebola outbreak clearly demonstrates that the value attached to people from developing states differs from those from developed states, writes Wayne Jumat.

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