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Party political meddling threatens future of universities

Campuses elsewhere in Africa have seen the damage done by student activism influenced by political parties, a matter that has raised concern at South Africa’s higher education institutions

Science body pushes for better human genetics ethics guidelines

Forensic science was critical in convicting axe murderer Henri van Breda who killed his father, mother and brother in their upmarket home

Did UCT kill Bongani Mayosi?

The moment I heard of Mayosi’s death, I wondered if academia in South Africa has become a deathtrap for trailblazing black academics, says the writer

Hello, liberal secular atheism: Religion called and wants its tricks back

The beneficiaries of an unjust economic system remain blind to the crippling effects of its legacy

Burning varsities: Responding to fire

As by Fire’s hard look at the recent violence on campuses presents dire warnings and hope

Forthright Jansen has drawn both admirers and detractors

The rector of the University of the Free State has been proactive and vocal about promoting racial understanding.

Jonathan Jansen to step down as UFS vice chancellor

Professor Jonathan Jansen will leave the University of Free State to take up a fellowship at Stanford University in the United States.

Pallo Jordan deserves doctorate, says university rector

UFS rector and vice-chancellor Jonathan Jansen says Jordan should have an honorary doctorate and commended him for stepping down voluntarily.

Rolene Strauss crowned Miss SA 2014

Bloemfontein's Rolene Strauss has taken the title of Miss South Africa 2014 in a glittering pageant at the Sun City Superbowl.

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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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