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Notes to selfie

Richard Poplak on a day in the life of a modern-day narcissist.

It works for the boss to be a jerk

Studies show that those in leadership positions are more likely to display narcissistic traits – which can be a good, and very very bad, thing.

Marikana and the brand journalist

Gia Nicolaides was probably on the koppie more than any other reporter. So why is her book so disturbingly wanting, asks Kwanele Sosibo.

The I in writer: Meeting Geoff Dyer

When Hedley Twidle met his writerly idol, the 'I' reached its limit.

Advertisers cash in on your brand – and theirs

The 'me' generation's self-absorption is playing into the hands of big business and savvy brands.

How selfies are changing the way we see ourselves and the world

Even funerals and pilgrimages are falling prey to the compulsion to self-snap, writes Sean O’Toole.

From the baby book to Facebook

We're constantly posting images of our children on social networks. But what are we doing to their privacy – and their self-image – in the process?

My teenage daughter, the selfie junkie

A lot has changed for Oupa Nkosi's daughter since hitting her teens, but it's her self-obsession that is getting her into trouble.

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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

Sassa disses disability grant applicants

Towards the end of level four of the lockdown, Sassa offices reopened for applications for old age pensions and childcare and foster care grants, but not for disability grants

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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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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