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CPS still courting controversy: 
Thin response on social grants saga invites criticism

CPS still courting controversy: Thin response on social grants saga invites criticism By Ann Crotty  in Financial Mail  It’s difficult to know who’s more damned by KPMG’s statement: Net1, KPMG or the entire audit profession In April 2014, when the

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Independent report dispute Cash Paymaster Services (CPS) disclosed full extent of profit

Independent report dispute Cash Paymaster Services (CPS) disclosed full extent of profit Joint Media Release by AIDC, Black Sash and CALS 19 November 2017 CPS financial statement submitted to the Constitutional Court, audited by KPMG, has not provided enough information

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AIDC calls for public audit of the debt [MTBPS 2017]

In face of debt crisis and state capture: AIDC calls for public audit of the debt “The government faces difficult choices”, Finance Minister Gigaba said in his Mid Term Budget Statement (MTBPS). But he made no choices. All decisions were

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What Gigaba should be saying

What Gigaba should be saying 24 October 2017 South Africa’s unemployment rate is one of the highest in the world. The country is number 12 on the list for high carbon emissions. These are the two biggest crises facing the

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7 Che Guevara quotes

7 Che Guevara quotes   Revolutionary Marxist – Che Guevara was murdered 50 years ago today.  Here are 7 of his more famous quotes, enjoy: If you tremble with indignation at every injustice, then you are a comrade of mine. 

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United action of the working class: against factionalism

United action of the working class: against factionalism Editorial Collective | Amandla! Magazine | Issue 54 | OCTOBER 2017 Disunity in the mass working class movement only ever has one beneficiary: management. As we can see in the split in

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Political crisis and state capture

Political crisis and state capture By Amandla correspondent | Amandla Magazine Issue 48 | OCT/NOV 2016 The development of the economic and social crisis into a political crisis has substantially weakened the power and legitimacy of President Zuma. The crudeness

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Corruption in the workers’ movement: where does it come from and how do we tackle it?

Corruption in the workers’ movement: where does it come from and how do we tackle it? Stephen Faulkner | Amandla! Magazine Issue No.41 |  SEPTEMBER 2015 In the first of a two part series, Stephen Faulkner explores some of the

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Steve Biko On Death

Steve Biko On Death in “I write What I like” 40 years since the assassination of Steve Bantu Biko, we remember his sacrifice for the freedom of all oppressed people. In Chapter 19 in “I write what I like” Biko

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Affected communities, organizers and jurors commit to toughen the fight against corporate impunity in SADC

Affected communities, organizers and jurors commit to toughen the fight against corporate impunity in SADC (Constitutional Hill, Johannesburg, 19th August 2017) – Yesterday, the second session of the Southern Africa Permanent People´s Tribunal on Transnational Corporations closed, more than two

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