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African players ‘not respected’ in Ballon d’Or vote, says Eto’o

The Cameroonian insists that players from the continent are not recognised as much as players from western countries

Beyond game day

Ultras or extreme fans of football clubs in Morocco use their collective identity to push for social and political demands

The secret of North Africa’s football dominance

The CAF Champions League, Confederation Cup and Super Cup are are held by North African teams. What’s behind the region’s footballing dominance?

​CAF presidency politics precede Super Cup

Presidential hopefuls trade blows ahead of the game between Champions League winners Sundowns and Confederation Cup victors TP Mazembe.

Cameroon’s Afcon victory masks its deep troubles, says JoJo Bell

The best African goalkeeper of all time says there’s a good reason top players withdrew from the Indomitable Lions.

Afcon finalists prove their worth

Deserving teams bring the memorable moments in Gabon to an end

Afcon keeps the pundits guessing

This weekend’s mouthwatering quarterfinal clashes include Senegal’s ‘dream team’ going up against Cameroon

Afcon offers a chance to shine bright

The Gabon contest this weekend could herald the stars of an expanded World Cup in a decade’s time

Out of the ghetto and into the English Premier League

For Odion Ighalo, growing up in an Ajegunle ghetto, one of the poorest and toughest neighborhoods of Lagos, was loaded with difficulties.

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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

Sassa disses disability grant applicants

Towards the end of level four of the lockdown, Sassa offices reopened for applications for old age pensions and childcare and foster care grants, but not for disability grants

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

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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

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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

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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

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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'

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