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South Africa walks mining tightrope

Despite some concessions, the draft charter still has provisions that investors find unpalatable

SA producer-price inflation accelerates in August

The cost of manufacturing goods in South Africa rose higher in August than last month, meaning more pressure on consumer prices.

The economic week ahead: Balancing hope and fear

Investor fears over rising food and fuel prices will set the tone for economic data releases from the US, Europe, India and South Africa this week.

PPI quickens to 9,4% in June

South Africa's producer inflation quickened to 9,4% year-on-year in June from 6,8% in May, official data showed on Thursday.

March PPI quickens, rates outlook unchanged

SA's factory gate inflation accelerated for the eighth straight month to March, slightly below expectations but showing price pressures are building.

January producer inflation at 2,7%

South Africa's producer inflation accelerated to a faster-than-expected 2,7% year-on-year in January from 0,7% in December.

August PPI inflation at -4%

South Africa's producer price inflation stood at -4% year-on-year in August compared with -3,8% in July, Statistics South Africa said on Wednesday.

March PPI up 5,3% y/y

South Africa's producer price index (PPI) rose by 5,3% year-on-year (y/y) in March from 7,3% y/y in February.

March PPI seen at 5,5% y/y

South Africa's producer price index (PPI) is expected to have increased in March at 5,5% year-on-year (y/y) from the 7,3% y/y seen in February.

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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'

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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