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New delay in Zuma case as Thales challenges racketeering charges

The former president’s bid for an October trial date seems set to fail

Paralympian Pistorius’s murder sentence to be revealed in July

Convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius will finally hear his sentence for shooting Reeva Steenkamp in February 2013 when he appears in court on July 6.

Court reserves judgement in Oscar appeal

Both the State and legal teams for Oscar Pistorius made submissions on whether or not the paralympian was rightfully acquitted of murder.

NPA: Oscar appeal is about justice, not winning

NPA spokesperson Nathi Mncube says the authority is now in the hands of the Supreme Court of Appeal to set a date for the Oscar Pistorius appeal.

Pistorius’s conviction appeal granted

However, Judge Masipa dismissed the sentencing appeal of Oscar Pistorius, saying she did not believe the sentence was "shockingly inappropriate".

Oscar Pistorius: Sentencing hearing concludes

After seven months of evidence in a case that's captured the world's attention, sentencing proceedings have ended in the Oscar Pistorius trial.

Oscar: Disability would be catered for in prison, court hears

Acting national commissioner for correctional services, Zach Modise, was called as the second witness for the state in the aggravation of sentencing.

Oscar sentencing: Defence witness ‘biased’, ‘irresponsible’

A social worker testifying in Oscar Pistorius's sentencing proceedings says prison conditions are horrific, according to her own research.

No Oscars for a poor showing all round

The judgment and media behaviour in our first televised criminal trial leave much to be desired.

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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

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Security and Compliance Evolution in the Data Revolution

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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

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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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