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Minister set to ‘cripple’ energy fund

Moving the state-owned mining company to Mosebenzi Zwane’s control has sparked new fears of state capture and conflict of interests

Mine bosses descend on Cape Town, but leave chequebooks at home

About 6 000 attendees were expected at the Mining Indaba, which started on Monday. But investors are wary - South Africa's past is catching up.

Shabangu presents new regulations for fracking

To the upset of anti-fracking groups, Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu presented proposed technical regulations that will govern fracking.

Fracking spin-offs trump concerns

Nine pages - that is all South Africa got after months of silence over hydraulic fracturing for shale gas in the Karoo.

Nationalisation out, nationalism in

The state and ANC are rigorously debating proposals that could force a radical shake-up of the country's $2.5-trillion non-energy mineral wealth.

Mineral holders can claim compensation

Mineral rights holders, who forfeited their rights when the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act came into effect, are entitled to claim.

SA to start mine rights online system

South Africa will launch its new online mineral rights application system next week, which aims to ensure transparency and end admin blunders.

The case for the nationalisation of mineral resources

ANC Youth League spokesperson Floyd Shivambu argues the case for the nationalisation of mineral resources.

The case against the nationalisation of mineral resources

Jeremy Cronin, deputy general secretary of the SA Communist Party, argues the case against that of ANC Youth League spokesperson, Floyd Shivambu.

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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'

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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