Carlos Amato

Carlos Amato is an editorial cartoonist, writer and illustrator living in Johannesburg, with a focus on sport, culture and politics. He has degrees in literature and animation, used to edit the ‘Sunday Times Lifestyle’ magazine and is the author of ‘Wayde van Niekerk: Road to Glory’ (Jonathan Ball, 2018).

Rehumanising Diego Maradona

In two recent documentaries, we finally get up close to the complicated sadness of Argentina’s original football deity

Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Would wage transparency work in SA?

In Scandinavian countries, citizens can look up what any other citizen earns in an online national database. Could South Africa use a version of income transparency? Economists, as usual, are divided.

Edwin Cameron’s fight for humane prisons

The retired Constitutional Court judge is the new inspector of prisons and he argues that SA’s courts should stop filling them up

Let the small gods live on in    cowpats, Santa and song

In an era of crumbling secular belief systems, what can atheist parents give to their children in the place of religion?

Mighty Phil Masinga’s final whistle

The footballer's prodigious physique was matched by his heart and mind — and when history called, he answered.

Mbappé and the City of the Fight

The ultras remain the heartbeat of the PSG fan base and they have a vexed and complex history

Uncaptured: The money problem and the journalists who have ‘stopped looking’

Part IV: Journalists helped pull SA back from a precipice by exposing the depth of state capture. But they are staring into an abyss of their own

Uncaptured: Newsroom weaknesses and the trap of false narratives

​Part III: Investigative journalists helped pull South Africa back from a precipice by exposing the depth of state capture

Uncaptured: Journalistic ethics in the era of diversionary retaliation

Part II: Journalists helped pull SA back from a precipice by exposing the depth of state capture. But they are now staring into an abyss of their own

Uncaptured: How it all began

Part 1: Journalists helped pull SA back from a precipice by exposing the depth of state capture. But they are now staring into an abyss of their own

No gain without pain, says Cyril’s capitalist comrade

Colin Coleman and Cyril Ramaphosa go way back, and the Goldman Sachs banker has the ear of ANC policy gurus

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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