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Let us see our cruelty more clearly

British MPs and lawyers call for more rigorous probes into the abuse and deaths of detainees.

Travelling to Iraq – let the waters rise

Kevin Davie travels to Iraq, the revived marshland home of the enemies Saddam Hussein set out to destroy.

Car bombs kill 17 and wound several in Baghdad

A string of car bomb attacks in Baghdad has killed 17 people, deepening fears of an increase in violence as sectarian tensions simmer in Iraq.

Iraqi protestors attack deputy premier Saleh al-Mutlak

Two people have been wounded after security forces opened fire to disperse protesters who attacked Iraq's deputy premier.

Islamic new year bombings kill 15 in Iraq

A series of apparently coordinated bombings across Iraq on the eve of the Islamic new year killed 15 people and wounded dozens.

US wastes $206m on Iraqi training facility

The US wasted about $206-million on building facilities for a now-downsized Iraqi police training programme which a top official termed "useless".

In Baghdad’s scars, a warning to Arab leaders

For leaders who seek military intervention in Syria, Baghdad provides a cautionary tale, with violence and sectarian hate persisting a decade later.

Iraq rivals seal power-sharing deal amid increase in violence

Iraq's divided political factions sealed a power-sharing deal more than eight months after an inconclusive general election.

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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

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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'

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