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Trace Zuma’s trajectory by muted reaction to ‘shock art’

Four years ago, a painting of Zuma got half the country up in arms. This year, another one is hardly commented on.

Zuma’s seven unpardonable sins

Pride, greed, lust, envy, gluttony, wrath and sloth - the feathers in our president's cap.

‘The Spear’ vandalism case postponed

The trial of Louis Mabokela, accused of vandalising the Jacob Zuma 'The Spear' painting, has been postponed in the Hillbrow Magistrate's Court.

2012: The year of tawdry politics on a plate

The ANC has delivered an unpalatable 12 months that has left the nation hungry for leadership, writes Richard Calland.

Appeal tribunal shreds classification of ‘The Spear’

The Film and Publications Board cannot ban online images, an appeal tribunal told it this week.

Appeal tribunal declassifies ‘The Spear’

A ruling on the classification of "The Spear" artwork has been overturned by the Film and Publications Board's (FPB) Appeal Tribunal.

ConCourt upholds ruling on Film and Publications Act

The ConCourt has upheld a high court ruling, which found that certain provisions of the Films and Publications Act are unconstitutional and invalid.

Goodman Gallery appeals ‘Spear’ rating

The Goodman Gallery has lodged papers with the Film and Publications Board Appeal Tribunal in an attempt to overturn the 16N rating of "The Spear".

Pimples: Spear us your heritage

It's that time of year when we remember our heritage and celebrate our cultural diversity. For the Pimples, it's about letting it all hang out. Watch the video.

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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'

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