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Russia loses contact with Angolan satellite

The incident involving the Russian-made Angosat-1 followed a similar one in November when Russia lost contact with a weather satellite

World leaders due in Saudi Arabia to offer condolences

Several leaders, including US President Barack Obama, will visit Saudi Arabia's new King Salman after the death of his predecessor, King Abdullah.

Russia’s approach to Syria ‘not much different to US, UK’

Russia has vetoed UN action against Syria, but Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev says he's unsure what role Assad will have in the nation's future.

Syria urged to avoid civil war as violence rages on

Syrian forces sent shells crashing into a rebel Homs neighbourhood for a seventh straight day, hours after Russia warned Damascus to avoid civil war.

Puzzle of Putin’s tears

Was it fear, was it rage ­-- or was the ex-KGB tough guy exploring his feminine side when he wept during during his victory speech?

How Medvedev’s mentor turned him into a lame duck

Russian president's growing popularity among the elite increased tension with the prime minister, Vladimir Putin.

Putin crosses divide to open talks with protesters

Prime Minister Vladimir Putin is ready for dialogue with the Russian protest movement to ensure that presidential polls are fair.

Kremlin panel urges new polls, firing of election chief

In a damning statement, the Kremlin's rights panel has called for the resignation of Russia's election chief and snap parliamentary elections.

Russia’s desperate bid to appease protesters

Russian President Dimitry Medvedev has unveiled proposals days before huge demonstration over a disputed parliamentary vote.

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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

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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'

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