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We must equip graduates to excel in tasks that are beyond the scope of AI

With artificial intelligence taking over background tasks in the financial services sector, graduates need to be equipped with modern skills and mindsets to complement the machines and maximise benefits for consumers and the economy

The commons, not the market

Greening the financial system is essential, but the environment can’t be shoehorned into the logic of finance

Isabel dos Santos did not loot Angola alone

Once again, Western auditing and consulting firms shamelessly facilitated corruption on an international scale

Trillian payments were illegal — Eskom counsel

The utility’s battle to claw back the millions it paid to Trillian kicked off at the high court on Monday

Koko leaked emails to ‘demonstrate his capabilities to the captors’ — Mabuza

Former head of generation at Eskom, Matshela Koko, is alleged to have leaked confidential information to Gupta associate Salim Essa

Idle watchdogs take a beating

State capture and the collapse of major businesses have cast the spotlight on auditors and industry regulators

Eskom sweats as Trillian buys time

Eskom is trying to recover is missing millions, but Trillian CEO Eric Wood says he is overwhelmed by the court case against the Gupta-linked company

Fourth industrial revolution must not cement inequality

South Africa’s schools must be able to produce youth ready for the fouth industrial revolution

Six SOEs paid R3bn to consultants

Unnecessary outsourcing and inflated fees may have contributed to the giant bill the state paid

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Locally built ventilators ready in two weeks as Covid cases rise

The companies making the non-invasive devices, which will create jobs and are cheaper than other types, include car and diving manufacturers

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

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Full-time Johannesburg-based CEO required for HI HOPES

An entrepreneurial, business-minded, impact-driven individual is sought to lead the organisation as it looks to scale and grow

Balwin properties and Absa launch South Africa’s first green home loan

Balwin Properties’ Edge registration of over 16 000 units was a global first, covering more homes than any single property developer in the world to date

Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

SAICA makes ongoing efforts to encourage the professionalisation of financial offices in private and public sector organisations

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

Cheque value bundles – real value

Most people do not pay much attention to what bank account they have and whether or not it is suited to their daily realities

Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

In addition to the cash benefits, you will receive special offers and exclusive deals from selected Absa Rewards partners

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

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