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Sharks sneak into Super Rugby semi-finals

Two tries in three minutes helped the Sharks book their ticket to the Super Rugby semi-finals with a victory over the Highlanders on Saturday.

Crusaders beat Highlanders

The Crusaders beat the Highlanders 34-8 to win the New Zealand conference in Super Rugby.

Highlanders hold on in cliffhanger win over Lions

A fast-flagging Otago Highlanders have escaped with the narrowest of victories to get back on track with a 23-22 victory over the Golden Lions.

Bulls charging to secure home semifinal

The Bulls are on the cusp of securing a home semifinal in Vodacom Super Rugby after beating the Highlanders 35-18.

Highlanders beat Sharks in scrappy-play-filled match

Colin Slade has scored a second-half try among 15 points as the Highlanders broke an eight-match losing run with a 25-22 win over the Sharks.

Lambie takes Highlanders down in 28-point spree

Sharks flyhalf Patrick Lambie surpassed 300 points in Super Rugby as he scored all his team's points in their 28-16 victory against the Highlanders.

Carter hat-trick keeps Waratahs in the hunt

Tom Carter's hat-trick kept the Waratahs in line for a Super Rugby play-off spot, beating the Highlanders 33-7 in Sydney.

Lions in the dark over NZ sexual assault charge

The Golden Lions have not been contacted by New Zealand authorities about an alleged sexual assault by one of their players, the club's union says.

Highlanders’ Piutau cited for striking Rhodes

Highlanders winger Siale Piutau has been cited for striking Lions' Michael Rhodes twice in the head after the flanker pulled him out of ruck.

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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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