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Oh Shucks, an accidental blackface hero

Leon Schuster is having a few movies of his removed from Showmax and Phumlani Pikoli figures: what better time to reflect on this bruh than now?

I Don’t Go Outside

Seeing that all gatherings of a 100 or more people have been prohibited, below is a list of things you could do with your time while you self isolate

Netflix surrenders to the Film and Publication Board

The streaming service will now rate its films according to violence, sexual content, nudity, prejudice and age restrictions, in line with South Africa’s regulations

‘St Agnes’ murder series promises more than red herrings

Set in the bubble of Midlands privilege, the series promises depth and cliffhanging twists

MultiChoice now flying solo

Naspers is no longer reliant on its entertainment business cash flow to support new ventures

Netflix has big appetite for growth

The entertainment giant is disrupting the industry but its rivals are not giving up without a fight

Ouédraogo shone on Africa’s soul

The filmmaker’s focus on the banal and routine drew attention to the people, their languages and practices

A guide to couch potatoing

There is plenty out there to binge watch to escape any obligatory merriment this festive season

Hong Kong billionaire plans African rival to Netflix

Richard Li's PCCW plans to launch a video-on-demand service in South Africa to compete with Netflix and local Naspers offering ShowMax.

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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

Auditor-general’s report reveals the municipalities where the 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.

Sassa disses disability grant applicants

Towards the end of level four of the lockdown, Sassa offices reopened for applications for old age pensions and childcare and foster care grants, but not for disability grants

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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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