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Heavy gunfire erupts in pro-Gbagbo district in Abidjan

Gunfire erupted in Abidjan on Wednesday as Côte d'Ivoire's new government forces tried to dislodge militia loyal to deposed president Laurent Gbagbo.

Pro-Gbagbo supporters hold massive rally in Abidjan

Thousands of supporters of Côte d'Ivoire strongman Laurent Gbagbo were holding an overnight rally in Abijdan on Sunday.

Mediators leave Côte d’Ivoire without deal

African mediators left Côte d'Ivoire without a breakthrough in the West African nation's presidential vote crisis.

Côte d’Ivoire troops seal off seat of Ouattara ‘govt’

Troops loyal to isolated Ivorian leader Laurent Gbagbo sealed off roads to the hotel that houses Alassane Ouattara's rival government on Monday.

Elections in sight in Côte d’Ivoire

Mediators looked to have secured an end to Côte d'Ivoie's political crisis on Monday after the key players agreed to salvage a political accord.

Guinea pledges to cooperate with UN inquiry

Guinea's isolated military junta has pledged to cooperate with a UN inquiry into a massacre of opposition demonstrators last month.

Côte d’Ivoire under arms embargo

C&ocirc;te d'Ivoire was under an arms embargo on Tuesday after a unanimous vote in the United Nations Security Council aiming to quell a new wave of unrest that has convulsed the West African state and sent thousands of foreigners fleeing. The country's northern rebels, meanwhile, were preparing a march towards Abidjan. <li><a class='standardtextsmall' href="">Call for Sudan arms embargo</a>

Mbeki tackles Ivorian conflict

South African President Thabo Mbeki was on Tuesday to meet his C&ocirc;te d'Ivoire counterpart Laurent Gbagbo, hoping to ease tensions after a weekend of violence that has evoked fears of a return to the conflict that has split the West African state for two years. <li><a class='standardtextsmall' href="">Mbeki flies to restive Côte d'Ivoire</a> <li><a class='standardtextsmall' href="">500 wounded in Abidjan unrest</a>

West Africa?s elephants on the wane

ELEPHANTS are seen as a fundamental part of west Africa's cultural heritage, but their numbers have dwindled so fast that they risk soon being...

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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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