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The age-old stokvel moves into the digital era

Can the stokvel, the home-grown savings institution tried and tested over the ages, go digital? At least two...

Default regulations will simplify investment options

'Independent financial advice is still important'

High fees erode your investments

New middlemen mean today’s investors are paying more fees than previous generations

Government funds helped keep Eskom liquid, committee hears

The utility's executives updated the standing committee on appropriations on the progress made at Eskom

Investors dive into Murray & Roberts as Germany’s Aton makes takeover bid

German firm Aton intends to make Murray & Roberts an offer at R15 a share to all the group's shareholders

Index funds rocking in hard places

Common ownership could dampen competitive behaviour – or it could accelerate recovery

How Serge beat Net1’s shareholders

But there is still hope for a precedent that will keep companies honest

For Net1 a big profit is a big problem

For years Net1 had been criticised about its financial dealings with grant recipients, such as selling them life insurance.

Match your annuity and expiry date

A living annuity is a popular retirement choice but it has to be carefully managed

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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

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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