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Congolese exiles kick off the healing process

Congolese refugees in Uganda are banding together to make a life outside the 'diseased' state refugee camps.

Kampala’s good for a gander

With its boda bodas,vibrant nightlife 
and top cuisine,it 
sure is full of fun for 
a city known more 
as a way station 
than a destination.

The magic of Maputo

Mara Kardas-Nelson ate and drank and walked her way through a gloriously hot, sticky and beautifully unhurried mess.

The bar that caused all the trouble in historic Bo-Kaap

Residents of all different backgrounds fear that the Bo-Kaap will be left behind if the community does not have forceful collective representation.

Bold land of baklava and bazaars.

The city that remains abuzz from morning until night,leaves you wanting more as it has too much to soak up in a short amount of time.

Silicon ring may curb HIV infections

A silicon ring, currently being tested in trials across Africa, could be the new way to prevent HIV infection in women.

Donors turn their backs on HIV

Southern Africa has little reason to celebrate, given the massive HIV funding cuts that threaten to take the region back to where it was 10 years ago.

Pupils learn to talk with OneVoice

Young South Africans do not perceive themselves to be at risk of contracting HIV, which make calls for innovative education more urgent.

Film takes gloves off on condom use

Through frank interviews, the documentary refrains from being didactic, but opens up discussion among men.

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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

Sassa disses disability grant applicants

Towards the end of level four of the lockdown, Sassa offices reopened for applications for old age pensions and childcare and foster care grants, but not for disability grants

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

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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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