Carolyn Raphaely

Senior Journalist at The Wits Justice Project, [email protected] Carolyn Raphaely has over 327 followers on Twitter.

Apartheid culture of police brutality still alive today

The anniversary of the death of Neil Aggett is a poignant reminder that police brutality is still happening in post-apartheid South Africa.

Denying paraplegic bail is ‘torture’

Doctor says keeping sickly awaiting-trial prisoner in jail is a denial of his constitutional rights. Carolyn Raphaely reports.

Paraplegic’s hellish ordeal in prison

Unlike Oscar Pistorius, who awaits trial in luxury, paraplegic Ronnie Fakude had to share a cell with 87 men.

Toxic meltdown at forensic labs

The country's top pathologists say laboratories are running on a backlog of up to 10 years, leaving the criminal justice system in the lurch.

Aunt queries postmortem report on boy

More than four years after a 14-year-old boy allegedly used his trousers to hang himself in a police cell, the inquest into his death has begun.

Who killed Leon Booysen?

The death of a teenager in police custody remains a mystery four years after he allegedly hanged himself.

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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'

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