Sarah El Deeb

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Egypt’s Mubarak faces new charges of embezzling state funds

Egypt's public prosecutor has referred ousted president Hosni Mubarak to a new trial on charges of misappropriating public funds to renovate homes.

Clashes leave 54 dead, plunging Egypt deeper into crisis

Egyptian forces have clashed with protesters in bloodshed that left 51 protesters and three members of the security forces dead, say officials.

Egypt court sentences eight to death over prophet film

A court has in absentia convicted seven Egyptian Coptic Christians and a Florida-based American pastor on charges linked to "Innocence of Muslims".

Egypt’s president decrees pardon for protestors

Egypt's President Mohammed Morsi has pardoned those charged or convicted of acts "in support of the revolution" since the beginning of the uprising.

Tension as Egypt terminates gas deal with Israel

Egypt has terminated its contract to ship gas to Israel following alleged violations of the contractual obligations.

Egypt’s generals hoard their spoils

Egypt's ruling military council has warned it will not allow civilians to encroach on the armed forces' extensive business enterprises.

Egypt’s ElBaradei ends presidential bid in protest

Egypt's reform leader Mohamed ElBaradei has withdrawn from the presidential race, saying a fair election is impossible under the military's grip.

Muslim Brotherhood holds first open vote in Egypt

The Muslim Brotherhood held its first open internal election since the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak to show off its democratic credentials.

Mubarak ‘a little dizzy’, but didn’t suffer stroke

Hosni Mubarak's doctor denied on Sunday that the ousted Egyptian president had suffered a stroke or was in a coma.

Mubarak’s wife in hospital after arrest

Suzanne Mubarak was taken to hospital after suffering from chest pains upon hearing the news that she was to be detained on corruption allegations.

Mubarak says he’s ‘hurting’, denies abuse of power

In the first remarks since his downfall, former President Hosni Mubarak denied that he used his position to amass wealth during his

New Egypt prime minister names Cabinet

Egypt's prime minister-designate named a caretaker Cabinet on Sunday to help lead the country through reforms and toward free elections.

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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