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End the pandemic of violence against women activists

In countries such as Uganda, Zimbabwe and Egypt female champions are beaten up, sexually abused, jailed and even "disappeared"

No perks for Swedish MPs

Everyone, including the prime minister and judges, must live in conditions similar to voters

Little difference between politicians and journalists

'​The relationship between politicians and journalists is, or rather ought to be, adversarial'

Fact checking fibbing politicians works, study finds

Study finds voters from across the political spectrum would change their minds when presented with facts, and were turned off by persistent lies

You’d better believe politicians’  hot air

"What we are seeing in the West, as many commentators have observed, is a surge in ethnic nationalism."

School your politician or face the fallout

In most cases the politician becomes so obsessed with power and corruption, the only sane thing to do is chain them and spray them with cold water

Fascist symbols take the cake

Senior Italian politicians see nothing wrong with a birthday cake that celebrates WWII symbols.

EFF leader runs party affairs from his jail cell

The EFF confirmed that the party's legislature chief whip, Papiki Babuile, will remain in his position for now – despite sitting in jail for murder.

Politicians: The good, the bad and the pretty

Have you ever wondered what our politicians are really like? Just ask a reporter.

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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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