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Hermanus protests: ‘We have been waiting for houses for 20 years’

Residents, tired of not being heard, have taken to occupying vacant land, demanding the council supply them with water and lights

‘Is fokol is nex’: The South Western side of life

A week in the life of a Soweto flâneur and the characters of the township he encounters

Evictees: Fattis was not a hijacked building, we owned property and rented legally

The City has until Thursday to file a report on the alternative accommodation for Fattis residents.

Metros pay millions to ‘Red Ants’

NGOs highlight the major legal issues that are disregarded when evictions take place

Judges can no longer lawfully order evictions that leave people homeless

In a landmark judgement, the Constitutional Court said that judges have an obligation to ensure that evictions will not leave people homeless

This land was veld, now it’s ours, declare Hammanskraal residents

Residents of Hammanskraal, near Pretoria, stood their ground against forced evictions that left two people dead and thousands more destitute.

When good property turns bad

An increase in illegal occupations of buildings is hampering inner city rejuvenation in Johannesburg.

Jo’burg residents battle Red Ant evictions

Costly "compassion training" doesn't seem to be working on the infamous eviction crew, who are seen to have little regard for people or possessions.

Cast out into Jozi’s streets

People illegally occupying an inner-city building were evicted in an unconstitutional Red Ants operation, leaving them homeless on the streets of Jo'burg.

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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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