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SA’s elections: How the IEC made the impossible happen

From ballot boxes made with jeans to water masquerading as invisible ink, our two former IEC heads recall SA's magical first elections.

Bam recognised for her contribution to society

The Advisory Council of the Public Sector Awards selected Dr Brigalia Bam as a recipient of the 2011 Lifetime Achievement Award.

Pansy Tlakula tipped as new IEC chairperson

Sources have revealed that the former chief electoral officer Pansy Tlakula has been appointed as the new chairperson of the IEC.

Urgent need to fill key IEC posts

President Zuma faces a race against time to fill the three key positions of chairperson, deputy chairperson and chief electoral officer at the IEC.

IEC to receive UN award

The IEC is one of 36 public organisations worldwide to receive the UN Public Service Award for its innovative use of a results slip scanning.

Opposition fears partisan IEC leaders

Opposition parties fear that the IEC's new leadership will be dominated by the ANC's preferred candidates.

SA at the polls: A nation of procrastinators

South Africans proved themselves a nation of procrastinators, with 20 765 would-be voters flooding home affairs offices on the day of the polls.

IEC relaxes as municipal strike threat ebbs

The Independent Electoral Commission breathed a sigh of relief on Tuesday when the South African Municipal Workers' Union suspended a planned strike.

Thousands visit voting stations

More than 600 000 people visited voting stations on the first day of the final voter registration weekend.

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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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