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Put teacher development first

System-wide improvement in basic education is inextricably linked to increased professionalism.

Championing education as we did the World Cup

If we were able to rise to the occasion of football's greatest spectacle, surely we should be able to focus the same energy in improving education.

Foreign ownership of land to be curtailed

Foreign ownership of South African land is set for a radical change in terms of the green paper on land reform approved by the Cabinet this week.

Follies the NHI should avoid

The frenzy of public debate, suspicion and negativity across the social, economic and ideological divides that has torn South Africans apart.

Mandatory NHI payments on cards

South Africans will not have to make contributions to the National Health Insurance (NHI) scheme -- yet.

Zuma’s new land trajectory is nothing new, say experts

President Jacob Zuma's announcement of a "new trajectory for land reform in South Africa" is nothing new, according to trade unionists.

In the mood for a fight

Trevor Manuel has a giant task ahead of the Durban climate change talks and he seems sufficiently angry to take on powerful interest groups.

Zuma’s remarks put land ownership centre stage

President Zuma's remarks in Polokwane on foreign land ownership will be clarified in the long awaited Green Paper on Land Reform.

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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

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

AG’s report reveals the municipalities where money goes to waste

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.

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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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