Latest articles on Rural Development

Land reform captured by the elite

According to a new report, the poor remain on the sidelines of farm redistribution

Until poor rural people can eat, wildlife will decline

A working relationship between them must be established if conservation is to succeed

Moving from a social licence to a social investment to operate

This will require embracing new ways of understanding value

The ideal partner in multiple use water services

A public-private partnership working together with the water users themselves can deliver 'green growth'

Land is the gold required for economic transformation

'The people of the province must put their shoulders to the wheel'

ANC talks tough on land, wealth tax and minimum wage

The ANC has identified sections of the economy where it will instruct the government to intervene.

Ingonyama Trust: it could be 20 years before KZN residents get title deeds

King Goodwill Zwelithini's decision to hand over traditional land to residents of the former KwaZulu is only the start, the trust has warned.

Plans to impose limits on sizes of farms

The ANC intends to speed up its land redistribution programme ahead of local government elections, sparking fears from economists and farming groups.

How SA can spread renewable energy to low-income areas

South Africa has been slow to adopt renewable energy sources, but there is one option which has proved successful elsewhere and could be adopted.

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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'

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