Chris Lefkow

Chris Lefkow is an AFP correspondent based in Washington.

Trump trial likely to begin next Tuesday: Senate chief

The Senate impeachment trial of US President Donald Trump is likely to begin in seven days with key players sworn in later this week,...

The whistle-blower, impeachment and Trump phone call: What we know

This is what we know about the affair launched by a complaint from a mysterious whistle-blower in the US intelligence community

BuzzFeed story, video prompt media soul-searching, Trump attacks

Two events have been latched upon by US president Donald Trump to bolster his long-standing grievance that the press is biased against him

The Conways: Washington power couple divided over Trump

The marriage of George T. Conway III and Kellyanne Conway has been described as the best reality show in Washington

Over a million told to flee as Hurricane Florence stalks US East Coast

Hurricane Florence has the potential to bring catastrophic flooding to areas of the eastern United States already soaked by heavy rain

Nike selects NFL ‘pariah’ Kaepernick to ‘just do it’

Colin Kaepernick staged his first silent protest during the team’s third preseason game

Former Trump campaign chief goes on trial for bank and tax fraud

Paul Manafort has pleaded not guilty to 18 counts of bank and tax fraud related to his lobbying activities

Sex and the White House: From Clinton to Trump

Today, another US president is accused of sexual impropriety – specifically of paying off a porn star one month before the November 2016 election

White House rejects Trump accusers’ demand for Congress probe

Three women who claim they were sexually harassed by Trump urged Congress to investigate his behavior and allegations of misconduct.

Facebook seeks $5bn initial public offering on Wall Street

Facebook has filed to go public and is seeking a $5-billion initial public offering -- the largest flotation by a Wall Street-listed internet company.

HP surrenders as post-PC era beckons

The surest sign the post-PC era is here is the announcement by the world's top personal computer maker that it is taking steps to exit the business.

Obama makes history in 140 characters

Barack Obama replied to a barrage of questions about the economy from Twitter users in the social media-savvy president's first "Twitter Town Hall".

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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