Latest articles on RICA

Top court questions surveillance laws

Justice Chris Jafta says Rica legislation is one of the ‘worst drafted’ laws he has ever seen

Rica has five constitutional and other flaws

The piece of legislation requires you to give all your details when getting a new SIM card

State wants drivers to ‘Rica’ their licences

Drivers may soon have to show proof of residence to keep their licences valid, in a plan similar to the Rica system for cellphones and bank accounts.

Getting reactivated after Rica is simple

With just under a million SIMs locked on the Vodacom network after the Rica deadline, getting reconnected is still possible.

MTN, Vodacom on track to meet Rica deadline

Mobile phone operators MTN and Vodacom are on track to meet a June deadline for registering users for Rica, part of an effort against crime.

Rica a security minefield, says Kaspersky

Security specialist Kaspersky Lab said RICA, requiring proof of ID and residence, could compromise South African citizens' security.

Rica deadline extended by six months

Cabinet has approved a six-month extension of the deadline for the registration of cellphone users because too few had complied so far.

Consumers, operators get Rica reprieve

The Department of Justice has yielded to requests from the mobile operators to extend the Rica deadline to June 30, 2011.

Rica: You need to register your 3G SIM card, too

Your internet service provider is best-placed to tell you where to register.

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Hard-hit municipalities brace for more deaths

South Africa’s Covid-19-related deaths have been comparatively lower than the rest of the world. But municipalities are preparing for the worst

It’s just not cricket

Near Makhanda in the Eastern Cape in the village of Salem is a cricket pitch that is said to be the oldest in the country. Watered by blood and trauma, rolled with frontier nostalgia and contemporary paranoia, how does it play?

Three million jobs lost and hunger surging amid Covid-19 crisis — survey

Income shocks and the breakdowns in social protection schemes have had consequences for hunger and food insecurity in South Africa

Press Releases

New Bentley Bentayga – The definitive luxury SUV

The Bentayga combines the abilities of a performance grand tourer with a luxury limousine, a spacious family car and an off-roader

Galaxy A21s captures imagination of the youth

Samsung's latest Galaxy A devices are loved by their users and provide a range of awesome features that are truly important to them

SafetyWallet and First Aid Level 1

Basic First Aid is an industry standard and it is the basic requirement in working environments that employers need to have in place

Yvonne Chetty: a passion for an efficient public sector and mentoring

'Being affiliated to a professional body such as SAICA makes providing expert guidance and support to my colleagues that much easier'

Full-time Johannesburg-based CEO required for HI HOPES

An entrepreneurial, business-minded, impact-driven individual is sought to lead the organisation as it looks to scale and grow

Balwin properties and Absa launch South Africa’s first green home loan

Balwin Properties’ Edge registration of over 16 000 units was a global first, covering more homes than any single property developer in the world to date

Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

SAICA makes ongoing efforts to encourage the professionalisation of financial offices in private and public sector organisations

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

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