Mirwais Harooni

Mirwais Harooni works from Kabul. I'm a correspondent at Thomson Reuters in Kabul. All views and opinions are mine, not Reuters'. Mirwais Harooni has over 2827 followers on Twitter.

More than 2 100 confirmed dead in Afghan landslide

Officials have given up hope of finding survivors and begun helping the more than 4 000 displaced villagers in the area.

US report claims Taliban ready to retake Afghanistan

The US says the Taliban are set to retake control of Afghanistan when Nato withdraws, raising fears of a failure of Western policy after a costly war.

Afghan peace council head killed in Kabul

A Taliban suicide bomber on Tuesday killed Burhanuddin Rabbani, former Afghan president and head of the government's peace council.

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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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