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Cops take 12 years to take statement on former intelligence boss Mdluli dockets, court hears

Former crime intelligence head Richard Mdluli appeared in court today in relation to kidnapping and murder charges from 17 years ago.

Inspector-general of intelligence post on hold again

After fierce objections by opposition parties, a report recommending former ANC MP Cecil Burgess for appointment was referred back to the committee.

Black Brain, White Brain: The new wave of racist science

The last decade has seen a revival of a very old and long-discredited idea: that intelligence is influenced by racial origin.

SA spied on its government to get facts on Russian deal

SA's intelligence service relied on a spy close to Russia to find out details about its own government's involvement in a $100-million satellite deal.

Botswana cowed by Big Brother’s rule of fear

Concern is mounting over the lack of legislative accountability of Botswana's powerful intelligence directorate, which answers only to the president.

Why is no one watching the watchmen?

A long-awaited report reveals SA spooks’ endless battles with funds, efficacy and independence

Comment: Breast may be best, but bribing mothers to nurse is not

There are many advantages to breastfeeding but should mothers be bribed to do it?

Cwele announces new appointments in intelligence

Dennis Thokozani Dlomo has been appointed National Intelligence Coordination Committee head, announced State Security Minister Siyabonga Cwele.

Zimbabwe builds spooks academy

The government has started the construction of a $22-million school of intelligence that it will name after President Robert Mugabe.

Intelligence agencies have to place emphasis on transparency

The secrecy and tight restrictions on information give rise to suspicion and mistrust.

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The PPE scandal that the Treasury hasn’t touched

Many government officials have been talking tough about dealing with rampant corruption in PPE procurement but the majority won't even release names of who has benefited from the R10-billion spend

Health workers afraid of passing Covid to family

While nurses bear the brunt of the most psychologically affected of health workers, most are concerned about access to protective supplies

Treasury presents Covid-19 corruption action plan

Reports of corruption, over-pricing and the delivery of sub-standard PPE have become the norm over the past five months as the country grapples with the Covid-19 pandemic

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Old Mutual had experts unpack the effects of the pandemic and provide practical tips on how to deal with the financial impact of job losses and salary cuts

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All business owners should take note: there is a lot of work ahead to ensure compliance with the POPI Act that has just come into effect

Capital Legacy talks life

The Covid-19 pandemic is revealing how few people actually sort their affairs to the benefit of their loved ones they leave behind when they pass on

Accounting technician beats the odds to obtain a professional qualification

'Being an AT(SA) offers lifelong learning and professional development opportunities because you never get to stop learning'

Associate general accountant reveals why she chose to work in the public sector ­– and stayed

Rakshika Danilala is part of the team tasked with auditing the R500-billion fiscal package allocated by government to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic

Accounting for sustainability: A South African case study

The accountancy profession has been recognised and seen its models replicated as successful models for projects that contribute towards the SDGs

Debt management amid Covid-19 and beyond

This webinar on Debt Management, sponsored by Debt Rescue, had its experts share a practical approach to debt management amid this crisis and beyond

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