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The art of writing headlines is a difficult one: they need to be accurate and attractive and it is easy to fall into the trap of overselling a story.
News reports have two very different audiences: most readers read with the interest of an outside observer - sometimes more, sometimes less.
Not since the xenophobic attacks of 2008 have South Africa's underlying and unresolved patterns of violence burst as clearly into the open.
In any week there are readers who are unhappy with some aspect of the Mail & Guardian. Franz Kruger discusses two articles that upset readers.
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
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.
SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector
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
MTN South Africa has launched its widely accessible 5G network – the first of MTN’s 21 operations across Africa and the Middle East
'For the finance function to go beyond the numbers we need to be professional and we cannot leave out the financial control experts'