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VBS Mutual liquidators target KPMG

Liquidators are investigating the auditing firm’s sign-off on financial statements, while two former executives also pursue a lawsuit against it

VBS curator in court to recover Shivambu loan

Brian Shivambu has not serviced the loan and is in arrears of more than R2.7-million

Court bid to freeze VBS’s R80m

Community schemes service says money meant for VBS went into an FNB account

R80m VBS loss for homes ombud

A forensic report has found the Community Scheme Ombud Service investment was reckless

Zuma must still pay back VBS home loan

VBS Mutual Bank granted the former president an R8.5-million bond which he could not afford

New report backs criminal charges against VBS ‘captors’

An explosive report commissioned by the Reserve Bank identifies alleged kingpins in the looting of the beleaguered mutual bank

State officials fingered in a VBS-linked dodgy deposit

Pandemonium reigned at the board of the Community Schemes Ombud Service. What would these officials tell the minister?

Two more VBS execs provisionally sequestrated

Andile Ramavhunga was provisionally sequestrated, along with Robert Madzonga

Former VBS boss only heard of ‘looting’ after it happened, advocate argues

During proceedings on Wednesday, Robert Madzonga’s advocate, said his client only became aware of the looting on March 11 this year

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Gauteng responds to grave concern

The news of Gauteng’s grave site preparations raised alarm about the expected number of Covid-19-related deaths in the province

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

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Full-time Johannesburg-based CEO required for HI HOPES

An entrepreneurial, business-minded, impact-driven individual is sought to lead the organisation as it looks to scale and grow

Balwin properties and Absa launch South Africa’s first green home loan

Balwin Properties’ Edge registration of over 16 000 units was a global first, covering more homes than any single property developer in the world to date

Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

SAICA makes ongoing efforts to encourage the professionalisation of financial offices in private and public sector organisations

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

Cheque value bundles – real value

Most people do not pay much attention to what bank account they have and whether or not it is suited to their daily realities

Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

In addition to the cash benefits, you will receive special offers and exclusive deals from selected Absa Rewards partners

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

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