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Jordy Smith: South Africa’s surfing Olympic gold medal hope

The little-known South African surfer who’s been a world beater since the age of 14

Morocco’s women surfing the waves in taboo sport

Despite efforts to improve the status of women in the North African country, attitudes have been slow to change.

Drones saves boys trapped in 3-metre swells​

New technology sees drones deployed on beaches as life-savers

Australian surfer attacked by shark in SA back in the waves

The footage of Mick Fanning being attacked last Sunday, before being rescued rattled but unscathed, sent social media into meltdown.

Visceral thrill as man beats Jaws

The spectacle of a Spielbergian scenario with a hero and happy ending delighted TV viewers.

Jordy Smith: Riding a wave of happiness

Champion surfer Jordy Smith is chasing a world title, but the laid-back Durbanite won't force it, writes Jazz Kuschke.

Surf’s up: Twiggy picks up SA’s biggest prize

Grant 'Twiggy' Baker has sailed into his second consecutive Oakley One Wave Wonder title to scoop up the biggest single-wave prize in SA surfing.

SA surfing team captain makes a leading start

Llewellyn Whittaker posted the highest heat tally in the open men's division to lead South Africa on the first day of the World Surfing Games.

Senegal: surfers’ paradise without the crowds

Senegal may seem hostile to surfers at first, but the warm waters are very inviting indeed.

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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'

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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