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Khaya Sithole: The decline and fall of the South African auditing profession

Its reputation is not being helped at all by the crisis at its independent regulatory body

‘We are disappointed, but expect others to follow’ — KPMG on Nedbank

Nedbank announced on Monday that Ernst & Young and Deloitte & Touche would take over its external auditing

Saica to take action against accountants implicated in VBS Bank ‘heist’

Saica's members that are implicated include former CEO Andile Ramavhunga and former holding company Vele Investments chairperson Tshifhiwa Matodzi

Lack of funding limits probes into auditors, MPs told

IRBA cannot afford to hire more investigators

Auditors’ watchdog IRBA gets teeth with new Bill

In a Financial Matters Amendment Bill released for comment, treasury proposed changes to the Auditing Profession Act, the law that created IRBA

Gupta wedding under scrutiny as IRBA wraps up disciplinary of ex-KPMG auditor

Jacques Wessels, who audited Linkway Trading accounts, is facing six charges relating to improper conduct and tax evasion

Ex-KPMG auditor faces charges over Gupta-firm

The Independent Regulatory Board of Auditors seeks to establish whether Jacques Wessels was 'grossly negligent on several occasions'

‘Please Call Me’ inventor agrees to Vodacom gag order

Vodacom approached the High Court to seek an interdict to prohibit Nkosana Makate from disclosing any information to outside parties

Banks weather tough climate but brace for new auditing standards

The banking sector has fared well despite a difficult economic climate

Auditing watchdog snowed under as 5 investigators struggle with 150 cases

​The Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors admitted to Parliament on Wednesday that it has resource constraints

KPMG acknowledges its failings damaged auditing profession

KPMG South Africa has seen an exodus of clients in recent weeks; the Auditor General, Barclays Africa, Sibanye-Stillwater and Redefine Properties

KPMG woes deepen after VBS bank scandal

The revelations are another blow to the auditing firm, which has battled to restore its credibility after allegedly assisting Gupta-linked companies

Gigaba talks the talk on public sector corruption

At the top of the 2018 Budget was renewed vigour in tackling corruption that had become commonplace in the public sector

KPMG suffers another blow on #GuptaLeaks fallout

KPMG has been widely criticised for not probing the R30-million payment used to fund the now infamous Gupta wedding

Audit watchdog sharpens its fangs

The IRBA is legally mandated to ensure the public can trust that audits are clean

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