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Egypt clashes erupt despite proposal to end crisis

Islamists fought protesters outside the Egyptian president's palace, while inside the deputy proposed a way to end a crisis over a draft constitution.

Protesters clash with troops in Cairo, dozens hurt

Protesters threw rocks at troops guarding Egypt's defence ministry as thousands marched in Cairo to denounce violence against demonstrators.

Egypt’s rulers look to speed up parliamentary vote

Egypt's rulers are studying a proposal from their own advisers to bring forward parliamentary elections by two weeks after demands from protesters.

Activists call for Egyptians to rally against army rule

Egyptian activists have called a mass rally in Cairo against the army's handling of protests that killed 17 people and drew international criticism.

Women targeted as Egypt’s bloody chaos drags on

Egyptian police and soldiers fired guns and teargas to clear protesters from Tahrir Square on the sixth day of clashes that have killed 13 people.

Thousands march in Egypt against army rule

Over 50 000 Egyptian protesters have flocked to Cairo's Tahrir Square to pressure the military government to transfer power to elected civilian rule.

Mubarak returns to courtroom cage amid chaotic scenes

Ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak arrived in a hospital bed in a Cairo court on Monday to face charges over the killing of protesters.

Fight for documents detailing Libyan officials’ orders

Lawyers want Egypt's government to hand over documents that may reveal who ordered police to fire on protesters during the violent uprising.

Mubarak to be moved to Egypt army hospital

Egypt's ousted president Hosni Mubarak will be moved to a military hospital until he is well enough to face interrogation.

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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'

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