Gavin Evans

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Emile Griffith: A gay boxer’s triumphs and despairs

The book of the US boxer's double life is packed with pathos, writes Gavin Evans.

Massive hype, even bigger money for Mayweather vs Pacquiao

The anticipation for the "Fight of the Century" is palpable and the boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao will rake in cash.

Black Brain, White Brain: The new wave of racist science

The last decade has seen a revival of a very old and long-discredited idea: that intelligence is influenced by racial origin.

Feats of an innovative generation

Radical white students played an important role in opposing apartheid and paved the way for Cosatu.

Fear and Lothian in Westminster

Big promises were made to keep Scotland in the union, now it’s time for backpedalling.

Slovo, First biography – Bedfellows of a different feather

Alan Wieder's biography on Joe Slovo and Ruth First focuses on the couple's relationship, their different personalities and opposing views.

Bonds of tribal loyalty loosen

Ronnie Kasrils names his comrades in the fourth edition of his book about the struggle. Other than that, not much is new.

Campaign of errors

With its confusing title and sloppy research, this book on the ECC is not worth soldiering through.

Margaret Thatcher’s shameful support for apartheid

It was fitting that the first South African to be invited to Margaret Thatcher's funeral on Wednesday was the last apartheid leader.

Reliving apartheid’s dying days

Donald McRae's ability as a story­teller turns the everyday into the exceptional.

From fighter to writer:James Kilgore is free and flourishing

The man who evaded arrest for 27 years tells <b>Gavin Evans</b> about his life on the run, his remorse and his unshakable links to South Africa.

A winning solution

The African National Congress has deftly turned certain defeat into a minor triumph with its right turn on a renewed sports boycott.

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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