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France requests EU help in wake of Paris attacks

Defence minister invokes mutual assistance article in Lisbon treaty for first time as warplanes bomb Islamic State targets in Syria.

Faint signs of hope as Greece is bailed out once again

Greece's stock market has rallied since the country's creditors reached an outline agreement on the latest bailout.

Barcelona’s homeless profit from handwritten fonts

A project to turn the handwritten signs of the city's rough sleepers into fonts is raising funds for a foundation that cares for the homeless.

Cocaine city’s makeover

Once notorious Medellin, Colombia's second city, is being held up as an example of how urban dynamics can be changed.

Improved treatment for humans courtesy of veterinarians

Doctors of animal and human medicine are increasingly sharing their disciplines' findings. Jon Henley reports.

In tough times, Greeks bear gifts

Citizens in Greece have forged ingenious new economic models to survive by pulling together and selling necessities such a vegetables at cost price.

Beyond Saro-Wiwa the martyr

A book by the late Nigerian activist's daughter details the truth of life with Ken.

Has your extra virgin been deflowered by canola?

The website Olive Oil Times reported last month that two Spanish businesspeople had been sentenced to two years in prison.

Angela Merkel: World’s most important person?

As the protagonist in a looming global crisis, her critics say she is simply not up to the challenge.

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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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