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Poland scraps taxes for young adults to curb emigration

The tax break, which came into effect on August 1, could benefit around two million youths in the country

COP24: Nations agree on global climate pact rules after impasse

Nearly 200 countries overcame divisions, producing 156-page rule book for implementing the landmark 2015 Paris Agreement

Climate talks must be rescued from failure, warns UN chief

The two-week talks are tasked with breathing life into the 2015 Paris Agreement, which vows to cap global warming at 'well under' two degrees Celsius

Brussels climate march marks COP24 start

Organisers said the event was the biggest climate march ever in Belgium, with 65 000 protesters braving steady drizzle, according to police

Poland risks controversy on independence centenary

Chaos engulfed plans for the state military parade in Warsaw just days ahead of the centenary

Poland to amend controversial Holocaust law

The amendment is designed to remove fines or criminal penalties for anyone found guilty of ascribing Nazi crimes to the Polish state

Poland consigns communist-era monuments to dustbin of history

The country's governing rightwing party is bent on removing all vestiges of the communist system as part of a series of controversial reforms

Poland illegally logged in ancient forest — EU

The country's rightwing government broke the law by logging in one of Europe's last primeval forests setting up a clash between Brussels and Warsaw.

Poland’s president signs controversial Holocaust bill into law

The law sets fines or a maximum three-year jail term for anyone who describes Nazi German death camps like Auschwitz-Birkenau as being Polish

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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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