Thomas Urbain

Media, culture, lifestyle, from New York. Journalist AFP.

As US agents prepare to arrest ‘thousands,’ undocumented people live in fear

Agents from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) are expected to hit the streets of at least 10 major American cities

New York mandates vaccine to contain Brooklyn measles outbreak

Under the new rules, anyone who has not received the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine or does not have evidence of immunity risks a fine of $1 000

US free news sites BuzzFeed, HuffPost feel the layoff pinch

At BuzzFeed, it was the second wave of job cuts in 14 months

Time is running out for BuzzFeed, Mashable

Less than two years ago, blog turned news site Mashable was valued at $250-million, with Time Warner among its investors.

Anthony Weiner gets 21 months for sexting teen

The 53-year-old had pleaded guilty in May to sending explicit photographs and messages to a 15-year-old high school student last year.

Trump and the dollar deter visitors

The president’s travel bans have had a knock-on effect — though he has piqued some interest

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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'

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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