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Feminist essay a must-read for 16-year-old Swedes

Nigerian novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's essay is now being distributed in Swedish to high-school pupils.

Tolkien’s precision revealed in a map

Correspondence between Tolkien and the late and acclaimed illustrator gives further details about the sometimes thorny relationship between the two.

Stephen King to receive National Medal of Arts from Barack Obama

The United States president will present the novelist with the highest award for artists given by the US government.

Great Scott! Another Fitzgerald story

A 8 000-word story by F Scott Fitzgerald has been discovered in the archives of Princeton University.

Harper Lee’s Watchman – a novel hiding in plain sight

Harper Lee’s lawyer, Tonja Carter, says there may be a third novel by Lee.

Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman is finally here

As its Tuesday launch creates frenzy in the literary world, the novel's first chapter reveals a voice recognisable to that of To Kill a Mockingbird.

‘Go Set A Watchman’ is Harper Lee’s first novel in more than 50 years

Completed in the mid-50s but lost for more than 50 years, the novel was written before 'To Kill A Mockingbird' and features Scout as an adult.

If Dan Brown can write, so can robots

The Hoshi prize hopes stories created by artificial intelligences (AIs) will soon go up against those written by humans in the competition.

Syrian wins ‘writer of courage’ prize

Samar Yazbek was named by British poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy as international "writer of courage" with whom she will share the Pen/Pinter prize.

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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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