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Tiny Rowland: ​Businessman, spy, friend of apartheid?

Who was Tiny Rowland, and why was he jetting into Waterkloof three decades before the Guptas were offered this privileged access?

Chief justice break-in fuels conspiracy theories

Insiders say the country’s spies have better ways to get ‘kompromat’ than stealing judges’ PCs.

Still fighting spy wars

The current Spy vs Spy farce summons a sense of déjà vu, with a CIA spook lurking in every nook.

Spy cables: SA pressured by US to monitor Iranian agents

Iranian embassy staff members in Pretoria were scrutinised despite intelligence service stating repeatedly that Iran poses no threat to the country.

Iran unearths Basir, an ‘Islamic Google Earth’

The Iranian authorities have accused Google Earth of being a tool for western spy agencies, and are now planning to launch an "Islamic" competitor.

Secret state: How the government spies on you

South Africa's intelligence agencies are routinely accessing citizens' private SMS, phone and email conversations ... illegally.

Secret state tightens screws

In October 2008 Parliament shelved two Bills that could have a severely negative impact on the free flow of information in this country.

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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

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

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

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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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