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We sacrifice for Covid, so we can fight global warming

We just have to ask ourselves if we are as willing to sacrifice to save our grandchildren as we have shown ourselves to be when it came to trying to save older people, the sick and the poor from Covid-19

​Financial distress? What distress?

The M&G went looking for financial distress in South Africa. This is what we found.

Weary world beggared by borrowing

About 95 countries are either in a debt crisis or facing one, but South Africa isn't one of them.

Greek referendum: A yes vote would be messy, a no even messier

Referendums settle matters definitively, right? Not in Greece. Both outcomes next Sunday would raise as many questions as they answer.

Global markets plunge as Greece shuts banks

Markets across the world tumble as Greece orders its banks to shut for a week and imposes capital controls after its citizens emptied ATMs.

Greek debt crisis: Key points of Athens bank controls

Greece's Alex Tsipras publishes a decree in the official government gazette setting out the capital controls to be imposed on the country.

Cracks showing in economic crust

Reading the International Monetary Fund's half-yearly global financial stability review feels similar to watching smoking volcanoes.

Eskom is likely to remain in the financial red

Moody's Investors Service are not holding out on Eskom's finances improving any time soon, and neither should the country.

Our next financial crisis – due in 2015

Financial crises come round every seven years or so – if history is a guide, the next crisis should come along some time soon.

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Basic income grant on the cards as Covid-19 threat intensifies

The pandemic has triggered a global economic crisis that will leave many South Africans without income security

Taxis and Covid-19: ‘The ideal doesn’t exist’

After months of complaining about the regulations imposed on the industry, taxi owners have been given a lifeline

Mask rules are not meant to ‘criminalise’ the public

Shop owners and taxi drivers can now refuse entry to people who defy mandatory mask-wearing regulations

Press Releases

Yvonne Chetty: a passion for an efficient public sector and mentoring

'Being affiliated to a professional body such as SAICA makes providing expert guidance and support to my colleagues that much easier'

Full-time Johannesburg-based CEO required for HI HOPES

An entrepreneurial, business-minded, impact-driven individual is sought to lead the organisation as it looks to scale and grow

Balwin properties and Absa launch South Africa’s first green home loan

Balwin Properties’ Edge registration of over 16 000 units was a global first, covering more homes than any single property developer in the world to date

Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

SAICA makes ongoing efforts to encourage the professionalisation of financial offices in private and public sector organisations

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

Cheque value bundles – real value

Most people do not pay much attention to what bank account they have and whether or not it is suited to their daily realities

Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

In addition to the cash benefits, you will receive special offers and exclusive deals from selected Absa Rewards partners

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

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