Ben Kelly

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200 Young South Africans 2016 Nomination Form

It's that time of the year again - get your nominations in now for the Mail & Guardian's 200 Young South Africans.

Young South Africans 2016: Rising Stars Nomination Form

Get your nominations in now for the Mail & Guardian's 200 Young South Africans Ring Stars.

Nominate your top young South Africans for 2016

It's that time of the year again - get your nominations in now for the Mail & Guardian's 200 Young South Africans.

A cyclist’s perspective – from the back of the line

For the less experienced riders at the Tsogo Sun Amashova Durban Classic, it's not so much a race against others but a sheer test of will.

Wear your data

According to the co-founder of Fitbit, you have to make it easy for people to measure the exercise they're doing.

Nominate your top young South Africans for 2015

It's that time of the year again - get your nominations in now for the Mail & Guardian's 200 Young South Africans.

SA embraces innovation, but education remains a concern

While innovation is crucial to a country’s competitiveness, it is not the only factor and the quality of education is still a concern, a survey found.

Best of 2013: Games

Ines Schumacher and Ben Kelly take a look at the top five games of the year.

Microsoft joins next-gen gaming fray with new Xbox One

The console, which is being billed as an all-in-one entertainment device, is set to go head-to-head with Sony's Playstation 4 when it gets released.

The old codger’s review of the Metallica concert

Self-confessed "not a Metallica fan" Ben Kelly attended the Metallica concert, and wishes he wasn't sober for the opening acts.

SA’s maths and science: When are stats not stats?

Reading statistics incorrectly, especially those touted as education statistics, means everyone is left with egg on their faces.

Bioshock Infinite: A game you won’t want to skip

The brilliance of Bioshock Infinite is that it knows its strengths, delivers where it matters, and leaves its shortcomings unnoticeable.

Press Releases

Associate general accountant reveals why she chose to work in the public sector ­– and stayed

Rakshika Danilala is part of the team tasked with auditing the R500-billion fiscal package allocated by government to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic

Accounting for sustainability: A South African case study

The accountancy profession has been recognised and seen its models replicated as successful models for projects that contribute towards the SDGs

Debt management amid Covid-19 and beyond

This webinar on Debt Management, sponsored by Debt Rescue, had its experts share a practical approach to debt management amid this crisis and beyond

NSTF-South32 Awards

All of the awards are made for outstanding contributions to science, engineering, technology and innovation in South Africa

The benefits of being a GEMS member

The scheme offers comprehensive and affordable healthcare options to all public service employees and greater access to better healthcare

The evolution of South Africa’s savings culture

A common misconception is that you need a lot of money to start saving, but this is simply not true – you can start with R50

Tobacco producers welcome new research confirming that cigarette ban has failed

Every day that goes by shows the importance of getting rid of this ban and going back to producing and selling cigarettes as we were before

Cost increases sharing of cigarettes

Many people are questioning whether the ban on tobacco in South Africa is not in fact having the opposite effect of that intended

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