Raeesa Pather

Ra’eesa Pather is a Cape Town-based general news and features journalist.

Bid for slain Imam Haron’s family to see justice

Fifty years ago, the anti-apartheid activist was killed in police custody. His family fought to survive after his death, and now they want justice.

Mixed emotions as soldiers return to the Cape Flats

Police Minister Bheki Cele made good on his week-old promise to send the SANDF to the Cape Flats to secure the area

Community police break ranks in Flats

Volunteers call for an independent police manager and soldiers to help stop Western Cape murders

Sports clubs eyed for low-cost housing in Cape Town

Sports clubs are paying the City of Cape Town less per year to lease prime land than it costs to rent a shack for a month

TRC commissioners demand justice

Former truth and reconciliation commissioners are entering a court battle to see a former policeman prosecuted

The brutal crackdown in Zimbabwe creates a new generation of exiles

Political dissidents who have fled to South Africa face an uneasy, uncertain future

How the UN’s new strategy could help development goals in the Eastern Cape

In 2015, countries committed to the UN's sustainable development goals in an effort to end, for example, poverty, hunger and inequality

The horror of abuse taking place in SA’s bedrooms

Babes Wodumo’s beating is public knowledge but  thousands more suffer the same fate. Five women tell their stories

Residents go to court for dissolution of ANC-led Makana Municipality

The Unemployed People’s Movement has filed an application for a re-election to take place in the troubled ANC-led municipality

Churches want code against cons

Those who wish to f leece the public will be held to account, say church leaders

CRL Rights Commission to investigate ‘resurrection’ pastor

Pastor Alph Lukau of the Alleluia International Ministries church in Sandton, Johannesburg, faces a summons from the CRL Rights Commission

Impimpi accusations are ‘reckless’

The Cope leader’s claim that the president informed on him during apartheid has been described as ‘politically bankrupt’

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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