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Tiffany Markman

Hey client! Pay up!

Money, money, money.

We all need it, but not everyone has to manage it as meticulously as freelancers do.

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Niki Moore
Niki Moore

The Yellow Plant tender

The City of Tshwane, under mayor Randall Williams, issued a press statement this week about the R4billion worth of corruption under the previous ANC-led government that was now being uncovered by the current DA-led administration. In the statement, he made specific reference to the now-notorious Yellow Plant tender – a R100 million-a-month bonanza for corrupt officials and their relatives. But the report that revealed the tender irregularities also revealed some uncomfortable truths about the Tshwane Metro, and gave an indication how long it was going to take to get the municipality straightened out.

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Town Watch
Niki Moore

The ‘smallanyama’ gravy train

Democratic South Africa was, for a while, the Rainbow Nation. It is now the Mis-Appropriation Nation, as the government has become a criminal enterprise bent on extracting the last cent of loot from an over-burdened population. The tide might be turning, but it will take a long time.

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Business
Tiffany Markman

All eyeballs stop at numbers

I’m a words person, not a numbers person, and yet I’ve seen how the strategic inclusion of numbers makes the copy that I write and the training that I offer that much more powerful.

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Business
CindyPreller

Never let a good crisis go to waste

While many South African companies embarked on unique campaigns during hard lockdown and the subsequent levels of Covid-19 in South Africa, some went to creative and extraordinary measures to assist communities affected by the invisible novel virus.

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