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Being an entrepreneur in South Africa – ‘the art of the hustle’

Hustlers have audacious goals and are not afraid of taking risks

M&G Hangout: Web power a game-changer in Africa

Join us as we talk to Africans changing lives and industries through the internet ahead of the Google Africa Connected conference.

Small companies contribute more to communities

Researchindicates that entrepreneurs generate disproportionately high levels of social and economic benefits compared with larger corporations.

SA’s top nine emerging tourism entrepreneurs named

The nine provincial finalists for the 2013 Emerging Tourism Entrepreneur of the Year Awards competition have been announced.

Global entrepreneurship report puts SA below average

South Africa must fix its bigger long-term social issues if it hopes to encourage more people to become entrepreneurs, says Gem's Mike Herrington.

Boosting small businesses

In a country with 25% unemployment, finding productive work for the jobless is a matter of priority.

Milking profits

A chilling tale of cows in Kenya shows how market access is key to impact investing.

Fashioning a new career out of old clothes

Away from the glare of the expensive clothing industry, a new generation of fashion fanatics uses flair and creativity to construct a better life.

Cape Town means business

It's no Silicon Valley, but "Slaapstad" may be more awake than most South Africans assume.

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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

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

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

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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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