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SAPS threatens media group with legal action over Phiyega tapes

The South Police Service is demanding material related to intercepted calls involving Riah Phiyega from Independent Newspapers.

Sekunjalo turns down Gupta bid for Independent

Sekunjalo has rebuffed an approach by the Gupta family to take a stake in Independent News & Media group, says chairperson Iqbal Survé.

Survé will need to grow thicker skin

As the state's direct, extensive interest in private media grows, so too must scrutiny of its influence, writes Drew Forrest.

Independent news boss Survé’s ‘bloody agent’ moment

How many times can Independent news boss Iqbal Surve call "bullshit" on the M&G? Find out in this interview where he says we are CIA-funded.

Sekunjalo finalises Independent Media purchase

Sekunjalo Media Consortium is the new owner of Independent News & Media South Africa, bringing the company back into the local media fold.

Cosatu, Mandla Mandela shareholders in Independent Media

Sekunjalo Independent Media has revealed that they are made up of unions, civil society groups and some prominent black personalities.

Low bid for South Africa’s Independent News & Media unit

Irish publishing group Independent News & Media has received 100-million euros less than expected for its South African unit.

Struggling Cape Argus looks for a gap

Plans afoot to revitalise the historic publication.

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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

Auditor-general’s report reveals the municipalities where the 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.

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

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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

JSE-listed company 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

The rise and rise of Rise Uniforms

'If you can’t take a risk then you’re not an entrepreneur, and you might as well get out of the space' says Ntombekhaya Nonnxuba

How to get R7 000 government funding for your spaza shop or traditional grocery store

The Spaza Shop Support scheme allows for your business to access a R3 500 working capital injection and an additional R3 500 in revolving credit

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