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African Governance Report: Recommendations

There are still serious challenges to development that the continent faces

Depressed? Blame it on governance

It’s perfectly normal for the ongoing stress of load-shedding and water outages to leave you feeling blue

Prasa ready to be ‘wholly’ turned around — Nzimande

Prasa's board, meanwhile, says it has advanced in implementing the recommendations of the public protector, Auditor-General and treasury

Ramaphosa proposes a new plan of action for South Africa

​Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says that there must be an uncompromising rejection of corruption, patronage, cronyism and wastage

Biko’s vision of freedom must be kept alive – especially now

His murder reminds us that many people still live under the conditions engineered by apartheid

A new centre of power through mass mobilisation is needed in South Africa

The country needs a mass democratic movement to confront the mismanagement that will otherwise beset it, writes Marius Oosthuizen.

Truly exceptional African leaders are rare indeed

What connects all the winners is the transformative impact their leadership had on their country and on their people.

Africa can reach its potential if more leaders put people first

It is crucial to promote good political leadership and celebrate its successes on the continent - the aim of the Ibrahim Prize.

Africa’s future depends on empowering its people today

African countries need to work together to build economic growth with social inclusion and public accountability, writes Jay Naidoo.

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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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