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US government workers home without pay as shutdown impasse drags on

Thousands of US federal employees were staying home without pay Monday after lawmakers failed to reach an agreement on ending a government shutdown

Elephants in the budget room

It’s not so much what the finance minister said in his speech, but what he didn’t say that should have us worried.

Government to cut public sector wages

We have to be tough on ourselves until we can generate more growth, says Finance Minister Gordhan Pravin.

Union demands will cripple SA cities, say municipalities

The 18% pay rise demand of municipal workers is not affordable for municipalites, the South African Local Government Association have said.

Nurses will take the pain

It is illegal for them to strike but they know the weight of numbers is on their side.

‘Doctors can’t be doctors if they don’t go through us’

Thousands of public servants flanked by police officers marched to the Union buildings in Pretoria on Tuesday.

Cosatu unions to go on strike

Public service unions affiliated to the Congress of South African Trade Unions on Wednesday resolved to go on strike over wages.

Cosatu tightens the screws

Trade union leaders are turning the screws on President Jacob Zuma's new administration to pay state employees a living wage.

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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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