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Biosciences benefit from mathematical modelling

The design of reliable numerical schemes for real-life applications is investigated for topical medical question as cancer growth and bone healing.

The building blocks of scientific enquiry

The "fundamental science" of today is the "applied science" of tomorrow.

Building sustainable industries

Fundamental research into the simultaneous optimisation of energy and water focused on minimising energy consumption and waste water effluent.

Developing SA’s chemical production capacity

Using small tubes that are placed parallel to each other could help produce compounds at far lower cost.

Nanotech lights the way forward

Helping to improve flat-panel displays while simultaneously applying this technology to a new generation of solar lighting systems for rural areas.

Harnessing scientific computing to further medicine

Cutting-edge work into understanding how cancer works: applying informatics to interrogate cancer sub-types to isolate the key signature of a tumour.

Nano-medicine on our doorstep

This relatively new field aims to combine existing pharmaceuticals with smart delivery mechanisms that could make the drugs more effective.

Exploiting SA’s fluorspar riches

Using gas fluorine as a refrigerant is a viable alternative to conventional chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) that cause depletion of the ozone layer.

Research mines SA’s geological treasures

Knowledge of earthquakes is of great interest to the mining sector considering the threat to underground workers, but also for positioning facilities.

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Demolition of hope in Hangberg

The City of Cape Town in June twice knocked down structures on land allocated for other purposes. The city says these were not evictions; residents ask why no police are available for rapes and murders

Corruption allegations: It’s a family affair at Dihlabeng municipality

The mayor, her relatives and their friends keep landing lucrative tenders and using state resources. Yet Lindiwe Makhalema has failed to declare the list of her relationships with people and companies benefiting from the municipality

AG’s report reveals the municipalities where money goes to waste

Municipalities are in complete disarray, with many of them flagged by the auditor-general for deliberate lack of accountability and tolerance for transgressions by political and administrative leadership while billions are squandered.

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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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