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Big drop in cop killings, but SA still relatively dangerous for cops

SA remains a relatively dangerous country in which to serve as a police officer, despite a 52% drop in the rate of cop killings over the past decade.

​Police violence results from a lack of direction

And they will continue to abuse their power until accountability and structural problems are fixed.

790 people killed by US police in 2016: State of emergency called after second night of unrest in Charlotte

A state of emergency was declared after second night of unrest as protests flared after yet another police officer shot and killed a black man.

Still no compensation for shooting victim, 20 years later

A police officer’s laxity led to a boy shooting his brother but the family still waits for compensation.

US jury clears police in shooting of Tamir Rice

The shooting of the 12-year-old-boy in 2014 was described as a "perfect storm of human error" by the prosecutor, Tim McGinty.

Officers who shot boy wielding toy gun ‘should be convicted’

Samaira Rice, whose son was killed by a police officers as he was playing with a toy gun, says the officers involved should be criminally convicted.

Killed for rice: Two dead after police open fire on looters

At least two people were killed by police in the Eastern Cape last night, after an altercation when the cops stopped them stealing goods from a truck.

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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'

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