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Mexico’s drug cartels target journalists in brutal killing spree

Scores of journalists have died in a country gripped by violence that has claimed an estimated 60 000 lives since 2006.

9/11 ten years on

"I think you'd better wake up," said a voice in my left ear. "The World Trade Centre's on fire." It was very decent of my partner to stir me.

Ciudad Juárez is all our futures

Mexico's drug cartels are actually pioneers of the global economy in their business logic and modus operandi.

Mexico’s drug wars rage out of control

Despite crackdown by Mexico President Felipe Calderón, more than 2 000 people killed this year as drug cartels vie for turf.

The Zetas: Kings of their own brutal narco-state

A profile of the deadly army which rules its territory through murder and intimidation of public officials – with the narcotics trade as its prize.

Spice invaders

Eyelids closed, I clutched a fistful of marble-white sand, fine as flour, then opened my palm to feel the warm sea breeze blow it gently away. I squinted into the sunlight, across the iridescent white, the palm-lined shore, out to the aquamarine ocean, the azure sky. Here I am, in the place with the most poetic name in the world, writes Ed Vulliamy.

Hitman of Hollywood draws blood

Tinseltown's icons are flayed alive by Basic Instinct scriptwriter Joe Eszterhas in his incendiary new novel, which melds politics and entertainment, writes Ed Vulliamy.

First the US, now the world

He may be bidding farewell to the White House this weekend, but as a force on the global stage, Bill Clinton is here to stay.

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The PPE scandal that the Treasury hasn’t touched

Many government officials have been talking tough about dealing with rampant corruption in PPE procurement but the majority won't even release names of who has benefited from the R10-billion spend

Health workers afraid of passing Covid to family

While nurses bear the brunt of the most psychologically affected of health workers, most are concerned about access to protective supplies

Treasury presents Covid-19 corruption action plan

Reports of corruption, over-pricing and the delivery of sub-standard PPE have become the norm over the past five months as the country grapples with the Covid-19 pandemic

Press Releases

Covid-19: Outlook on the economy, politics and labour

Old Mutual had experts unpack the effects of the pandemic and provide practical tips on how to deal with the financial impact of job losses and salary cuts

Opt-in to Popia

All business owners should take note: there is a lot of work ahead to ensure compliance with the POPI Act that has just come into effect

Capital Legacy talks life

The Covid-19 pandemic is revealing how few people actually sort their affairs to the benefit of their loved ones they leave behind when they pass on

Accounting technician beats the odds to obtain a professional qualification

'Being an AT(SA) offers lifelong learning and professional development opportunities because you never get to stop learning'

Associate general accountant reveals why she chose to work in the public sector ­– and stayed

Rakshika Danilala is part of the team tasked with auditing the R500-billion fiscal package allocated by government to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic

Accounting for sustainability: A South African case study

The accountancy profession has been recognised and seen its models replicated as successful models for projects that contribute towards the SDGs

Debt management amid Covid-19 and beyond

This webinar on Debt Management, sponsored by Debt Rescue, had its experts share a practical approach to debt management amid this crisis and beyond

NSTF-South32 Awards

All of the awards are made for outstanding contributions to science, engineering, technology and innovation in South Africa

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