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Blade to print media: ‘Be a nice profession’

SACP general secretary Blade Nzimande said this week that it was time for independent regulation of the print media industry.

Polokwane resolution #9: Media transformation, media appeals tribunal and increased funding for the SABC

As the ANC goes to its elective conference in Mangaung, we look at the resolutions made at the 2007 Polokwane conference. What have they achieved?

Towards a free, responsible press

There is a great deal of important detail still to be finalised, but we should now put the idea of a statutory press commissariat behind us.

Press hearings raise questions

NEWS ANALYSIS: There is little clarity about the form a media appeals tribunal is likely to take.

On Chris Vick and sympathy for the devil

<b>Nic Dawes</b> says the media should not be embarrassed by Chris Vick, who speaks for money and power, and not for "the little people" as he claims.

Press ombud confirms rise in newspaper complaints

The Press Council's Ombudsman has reported to editors a 70% increase over the last three years in the number of complaints about newspaper reports.

Protector calls for press ombud to be more ‘autonomous’

At the Press Freedom Commission hearings, Public Protector Thuli Madonsela called for the press ombud to be "beefed up" and given more autonomy.

‘Clash of paradigms’ as editors defend self-regulation

Newspaper editors have warned the Press Freedom Commission that introducing a media appeals tribunal would be "the death knell of a free press".

ANC: Media regulation should be independent

The ANC still wants "independent regulation" for the media, arguing that self-regulatory efforts are undermined by vested interests.

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Yvonne Chetty: a passion for an efficient public sector and mentoring

'Being affiliated to a professional body such as SAICA makes providing expert guidance and support to my colleagues that much easier'

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

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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

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