Latest articles on Matthew Burbidge

How running junkies find their next fix

Runners live by a guide that describes every race in the land - and there's at least one every weekend.

African albums you have to hear

Music from around our continent keeps giving the rest of the world's best a run for their money.

Comforting family fare

A new cook book is packed with nourishing Jewish, Middle Eastern and Mediterranean recipes.

Two Oceans: Like taking candy from a baby

Your name is a powerful motivator to run the Two Oceans Ultra marathon just within the cutoff time.

Jo’burg’s Yamato restaurant fishes for condiments

Yamato offers some odd delights, if you can get 
the waiters to unblock the soy sauce for you, writes Matthew Burbidge.

Elangeni: The bed & breakfast of champions

The biggest hotel in the country with a lot of sporty mouths to feed. Matthew Burbidge undertakes a study of consumption.

Now we’re cooking, Jozi

With Cape Town chef David Higgs's new restaurant at the Saxon, 500, Jo'burg food just got exquisite.

Keep your figure, blow your budget

Croft & Co made its name selling expensive toys for boys, but now also boasts a stylish eatery.

The Foundry: Good food on tap

Not every meal at a restaurant needs to be an occasion.

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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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