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Don’t dismiss ANC’s rural voters as ignorant

Critics don’t understand why citizens in the poorest provinces would still back the ruling party

Corruption-busting Limpopo premier not fazed by fault-finders in his own party

Despite internal calls for him to step down, Stan Mathabatha vows to keep ‘cleaning up the mess’.

​The EFF must shun the DA and hop into bed with the ANC to press for policy change

'The result shows that the main opposition parties were put in the pound seats by the ANC voters who didn’t show up on election day.'

Zuma is reined in by top brass

Top ANC members are putting their foot down and demanding that all key appointments be made through the ANC deployment committee.

Pursuit of the politics of pain will blind us to the future

More threatening to the constitutional vision for a future South Africa is a form of identity politics seizing people's minds.

SA must free itself from the minority rule of plutocrats

The country’s struggle is not over – a small cabal of rich people in the ruling party, which is revealing its democratic deficit, has taken over.

EFF walks out of Parliament disciplinary hearing

Julius Malema and other EFF MPs walked out of a disciplinary hearing about the "pay back the money" debacle, saying it was contaminated by the ANC.

Opinion: ANC needs to be broken to be made strong

Khaya Dlanga refuses to believe the ANC is trying to destroy SA but adds the ruling party's carelessness and arrogance might derail the country.

Zuma: SA needs education on democracy

President Jacob Zuma says many South Africans need to be educated about democracy because they do not understand how it works.

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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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