Adam Vaughan

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Three trillion trees, but not for long

Scientists took a crack at counting the world's trees and found that humans are having an "overwhelming" impact on forests globally.

Last chance to avoid fossil fuel doom

Scientists warned on Earth Day that we need to leave most of our remaining fossil fuel reserves in the ground to prevent climate change disaster.

Endangered animals afforded some more protection

A new international listing for animal protection looks out for polar bears and for migratory animals.

Malaria check is in the male

A new technique involves injecting mosquitoes with a gene that causes mostly male offspring, leading to a decline in population as females disappear.

Cocoa frog is experts’ cup of tea

Scientists have discovered 60 species new to science in Suriname, South America, including the chocolate-coloured frog.

Wireless charging to electrify car market

Though it would make the process effortless, it would be expensive to retrofit existing vehicles.

PC game can raise climate awareness

Fate of the World, a new strategy game, could reach new audiences, say green campaigners.

Press Releases

Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector

Eleven ways to protect yourself against fraud

While financial services firms work continuously to improve security, fraudsters are always devising new plans to circumvent the latest safety measures

Security and Compliance Evolution in the Data Revolution

Organisations must adopt a risk-based approach to compliance and rely on technology to mitigate that risk and on people and process controls as well

Covid-19 vs Child Nutrition

Children are being impacted severely across the world because of things such as reduced immunisation as health services prioritise treating Covid-19 cases

MTN’s network innovation sees 5G launched at 100 sites countrywide

MTN South Africa has launched its widely accessible 5G network – the first of MTN’s 21 operations across Africa and the Middle East

Economic ramifications of Covid-19

There is an opportunity for business and government in collaboration to galvanise and work together, and present ourselves as a viable destination for investment

BCX empowers its finance staff with professional accounting qualifications

'For the finance function to go beyond the numbers we need to be professional and we cannot leave out the financial control experts'

Ensuring no prospective CA(SA) is left behind

Sizwe Nxasana talks about the macro-economic impact our country will suffer if the accountancy profession fails to transform its pipeline in the pandemic

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