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The last Boers of Patagonia

More than a century after their forebears landed on Patagonia's east coast, their Afrikaans is rusty, but their cultural ties are strong.

Hitler’s ‘secret’ mountain refuge

Argentina's idyllic, infamous village sheds no light on its history.

City of spit and polish

Welcome to friendly Buenos Aires -- but remember to keep your distance and watch your step.

Fear and loathing in Coffee Bay

Leaving the 'protected' concrete jungle of Johannesburg, Ricky Hunt feels slightly vulnerable in the beachcomber's paradise on the Wild Coast.

Men will be boys

NOT QUITE THE MOVIE OF THE WEEK: Ricky Hunt reviews <i> The Hangover</i>, from the director of <i>Road Trip</i> and <i>Old School</i>.

The many faces of Rob van Vuuren

Taking one production to the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown is no mean feat -- but taking 13 is practically unheard of. Ricky Hunt reports.

The patchworkof identity

No matter how complete our idea of a person or an event might be, it is always adulterated by our own subjectivity. A multitude of individual nuances accompanies each of our understandings, despite the desire to try to explain things as truthfully and adeptly as we can. This idea is at the core of Michael Ondaatje's latest novel, <i>Divisadero</i> (Bloomsbury).

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The PPE scandal that the Treasury hasn’t touched

Many government officials have been talking tough about dealing with rampant corruption in PPE procurement but the majority won't even release names of who has benefited from the R10-billion spend

Health workers afraid of passing Covid to family

While nurses bear the brunt of the most psychologically affected of health workers, most are concerned about access to protective supplies

Treasury presents Covid-19 corruption action plan

Reports of corruption, over-pricing and the delivery of sub-standard PPE have become the norm over the past five months as the country grapples with the Covid-19 pandemic

Press Releases

Covid-19: Outlook on the economy, politics and labour

Old Mutual had experts unpack the effects of the pandemic and provide practical tips on how to deal with the financial impact of job losses and salary cuts

Opt-in to Popia

All business owners should take note: there is a lot of work ahead to ensure compliance with the POPI Act that has just come into effect

Capital Legacy talks life

The Covid-19 pandemic is revealing how few people actually sort their affairs to the benefit of their loved ones they leave behind when they pass on

Accounting technician beats the odds to obtain a professional qualification

'Being an AT(SA) offers lifelong learning and professional development opportunities because you never get to stop learning'

Associate general accountant reveals why she chose to work in the public sector ­– and stayed

Rakshika Danilala is part of the team tasked with auditing the R500-billion fiscal package allocated by government to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic

Accounting for sustainability: A South African case study

The accountancy profession has been recognised and seen its models replicated as successful models for projects that contribute towards the SDGs

Debt management amid Covid-19 and beyond

This webinar on Debt Management, sponsored by Debt Rescue, had its experts share a practical approach to debt management amid this crisis and beyond

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