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Street vendors who ply their trade in African cities aren't generally viewed as posing a serious danger to public health. That is, unless one buys medicines and other forms of treatment from them -- as the citizens of Gabon are discovering. The vendors sell smuggled and counterfeit treatments that are often cheaper that those available over the counter.
Flag down a red and white taxi in Gabon's capital between now and February and you might get more than you bargained for. Around 300 taxi drivers in Libreville have been drafted into the fight against HIV/Aids and are handing out free condoms to passengers as well as leaflets about the disease and practising safe sex.
A small commercial airplane crashed into the Atlantic off the West African nation of Gabon on Tuesday, company officials said. Authorities rescued 10 of the people on board and were searching for 20 others. The craft was a two-engine propeller plane flown by Gabon Express, a private Gabon company.
Only 10% of Gabonese businesswomen manage companies in the country, and at present, women account for less than 5% of CEOs of companies in Gabon. Many face an uphill struggle in trying to get fair treatment from their male counterparts, who have tended to judge them on their physical appearance alone.
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
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.
SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector
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
MTN South Africa has launched its widely accessible 5G network – the first of MTN’s 21 operations across Africa and the Middle East
'For the finance function to go beyond the numbers we need to be professional and we cannot leave out the financial control experts'