Nicola Mawson

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For prisoners, Mandela Rules, okay!

The UN hopes its new rules will guide countries in putting in place more progressive standards

Water can close South Africa’s electricity gap

Hydropower is a viable alternative to fossil fuels, but South Africa is not realising the benefits of using water to generate energy.

Retailers to feel the pinch in 2013

As consumers tighten their purse strings, retailers are sticking to their game plans, writes Nicola Mawson.

Allegations of corruption rock KZN

A damning report from the provincial auditor general partly reinforces the allegations. The education department concedes that some of its employees have perpetrated 'fraudulent...

Tensions mount in dispute over post provisioning Jul 19, 2002 Tensions mount in dispute over post provisioning

According to provincial secretary for the South African Democratic Teachers' Union (Sadtu), Ndaba Gcwabaza, it was agreed with the provincial Department of Education and...

Inertia over ‘Dossier of Shame’

Two years ago Natalie* (14) called a crisis line to say her teacher had been sexually and emotionally abusing her since she was 12....

School fee exemption is a right

'My father ... passed away on 1 January 1999. I live with my grandmother. She pays for my school fees from her pension, which...

The world’s daughters are most at risk

More than half of all the children in the world who are not in school are girls. The highest number of these live in...

Queue talk: What voters are saying

<img src="" align=left>The elation that marked the 1994 elections was mostly absent on Johannesburg's West Rand on Wednesday, 10 years later. Voting got off to a punctual start and queues, although long, did not resemble the kilometres of people waiting to cast their ballots in the first election. Several people in the queues commented on the elections. <li><a class='standardtextsmall' href="">Special Report: Elections 2004</a>

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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