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BlackBerry will still have keypads, says RIM

BlackBerry maker Research in Motion says it would be "plain wrong" for its future models not to have physical keyboards favoured by its users.

BlackBerry bosses fall on their swords

The CEOs of BlackBerry maker Research in Motion have resigned, handing the reins to former Siemens executive Thorsten Heins.

BlackBerry prepares for new leadership

Research in Motion founders, Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis have resigned, paving the way for a change at the helm of the BlackBerry phone maker.

Damage control: Mea culpa, says glum BlackBerry maker

Research In Motion's UK boss has admitted the company was too slow to update customers during the massive disruption to its network last week.

Sorry about the BIS, here’s free apps, says BlackBerry

Research In Motion, the company behind BlackBerry, will offer free premium apps to customers as compensation for last week's internet outage.

Service restored, but will BlackBerry repair its reputation?

Under pressure from Apple, and with a clientele furious over a lengthy blackout, the pioneering firm has suffered a startling fall from grace.

BlackBerry silence leaves users seething

The mobile-phone industry is a brutal business. There may be gold in them thar hills, but it can be painful to extract.

BlackBerry internet services hit for a second day

BlackBerry users across Europe, the Middle East and Africa were hit with internet service disruptions again after a glitch on Monday.

Millions affected by BlackBerry fail

Millions of BlackBerry users in Africa, Europe and the Middle East have been unable to use their BlackBerry messaging services and email since midday.

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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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