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Four schools stay closed after builder trashes toilet blocks

Four affected schools have remained closed because they don’t meet the Covid-19 regulations, due in part, to the defacement caused

Unfinished business: We need self-examination to heal from apartheid

Physical and psychological violence will continue unless we self-reflect on our apartheid scars

Collective action brings about change

Connect the people affected by problems so that they can pool information and tackle the causes

Suffering litigants rejoice over mining houses’ R5-billion silicosis settlement

Mthobeli Gangatha has learnt to accept that nothing, not even part of the R5-billion settlement announced by lawyers, will ever reverse his condition

Investigations into Ngcobo killings lead to further arrests, charges for crimes

One off-duty soldier and five police offieres were killed when a group of men attacked the Ngcobo police station

Report: Eastern Cape still out of HIV, TB drugs

Médecins Sans Frontières says in five months there has been no improvement with Eastern Cape HIV and TB drug stock-outs.

Little stuff that counts

Jabulani Foundation helps hospital by plugging financial holes, making doctors' jobs easier.

Healthcare workers going the extra mile for patients

Health workers at a rural hospital describe paying for equipment, taxi fares and meals as part of providing care.

‘An unexpected piece of heaven’

A deep-rural hospital has become a beacon of hope, thanks to dedicated individuals.

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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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