Jakkie Cillier

South Africa’s future may hinge on Ramaphosa’s strategic skills

The IMF may not believe in South Africa's growth, but ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa should plan on preventing another ratings downgrade

What needs to be done to make Africa politically stable

In the long term only rapid, inclusive economic growth combined with good governance can make the continent less volatile.

Isis stronghold in Libya spells dire consequences

If Islamic State consolidates its foothold in Libya, it will pose a major threat to North Africa and Europe.

How politics clouds our economics

Instead of following misplaced loyalties, foreign policy should take its cue from domestic priorities: jobs, growth and better trade relations.

Sub-Saharan Africa’s marginalisation an ‘opportunity’

The continent is poised to flourish – if leaders ensure the rule of law and improve services.

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Full-time Johannesburg-based CEO required for HI HOPES

An entrepreneurial, business-minded, impact-driven individual is sought to lead the organisation as it looks to scale and grow

Balwin properties and Absa launch South Africa’s first green home loan

Balwin Properties’ Edge registration of over 16 000 units was a global first, covering more homes than any single property developer in the world to date

Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

SAICA makes ongoing efforts to encourage the professionalisation of financial offices in private and public sector organisations

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

Cheque value bundles – real value

Most people do not pay much attention to what bank account they have and whether or not it is suited to their daily realities

Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

In addition to the cash benefits, you will receive special offers and exclusive deals from selected Absa Rewards partners

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

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