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China dominant in Djibouti port spat

There are only two sea routes linking Europe with East Africa and much of Asia. Either you sail around the Cape of Good Hope or through the Suez Canal

Africa braces for high-stakes Davos meet

Trump will be the star at Davos. Love or hate him, he's likely to be the only head of state whose speech will be broadcast on all the news channels

Washington seeks out like minds on climate change

Washington has spent the week seeking out like minds at a climate-change conference that ended last night in Germany.

Where to begin: Trump, the Paris Agreement and Africa’s poverty

Countries like the USA are expected to cut emissions now, while China can go on polluting until 2030, then trim its footprint

Wintertime and the livin’ is easy

Britain, Europe and the US are snuggling up to their carbon-emitting coal fires

​Curbing ‘big men’ may stem exodus

One of the reasons for Francophone Africa’s mass migration to France is leaders who refuse to go.

​There’s a crisis in our oceans, illegal fishing dwarfs ivory and rhino horn poaching

France, SA and Mozambique will give trawlers in the Mozambique Channel a harder time, but can they control the $23bn a year industry?

Buhari under siege on all fronts, only a year into his presidency

Economic woes and new calls for Biafran independence may signal the start of trouble in the country.

Nigeria’s president is beset by a civil war threat, a terror group and an economic crisis

The West is riding on the hope that the Nigerian leader will defeat Boko Haram and end corruption.

After Ebola, US spreads its bets over Africa

The superpower may expand its bootprint across the continent but it was the Ebola outbreak that sparked this latest move in its ‘war on terror’.

The double standards of African diplomacy

While the West and other observers are quick to condemn Robert Mugabe, they just as easily ignore the egregious abuses of power elsewhere.

Allies silent on Djibouti human rights abuses

Western nations won't intervene lest they upset a strategic partnership or usher in another despot.

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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