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Is ‘imposter syndrome’ the reason Maimane quit?

Mmusi Maimane's resignation highlights a core problem: the assumption that the only way to do anything is the way white men did it in the past

The hidden evils of “social cohesion”

Bandied around as a panacea, “social cohesion” is actually a way for the elite to dominate citizens by forcing them to repress their differences

Fears of extremism live in the minds of South Africans, not in reality

The recent election has shown again that the extremism which worries democrats in much of the world has little traction in South Africa

How portrayal of protest in South Africa denigrates poor people

To claim that protests are being organised suggests sinister motives. But all protest is organised. So are cake sales and shopping expeditions

Democracy needs to be democratised

Too few South Africans are able to participate in systems that allow their voices to be heard

Someone is defending SA’s transition

It is an unpopular view, but Fanie du Toit’s evidence and argument shows us a way forward

Ramaphosa’s stimulus package shows power is finely balanced in the ANC

The stimulus package is more interesting for what it says about the politics of economic decision making than for its likely impact on the economy

Changes to the Constitution may boost, not weaken property rights

Steven Friedman argues that the constitutional amendment is likely to clarify the Constitution’s current provisions on land expropriation

South African business must tackle its deeply rooted prejudice

The Mark Lamberti case shows that South African business suffers from deeply rooted racial prejudices

Land debate in South Africa is about dignity and equality— not the Constitution

The crisis caused by land expropriation without compensation will be resolved by opening up the economy and addressing historical inequalities

Is the ANC bent on radical policies?

A closer look at the resolution of the ANC, shows that it won't undertake a radical economic transformation agenda as suggested by media reports.

South Africa’s race relations laid bare in Steinhoff scandal

The corporate scandal will do South Africa a huge service if it makes the point that corruption and mismanagement have nothing to do with race.

Press Releases

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

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

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