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Egyptian activists march to mixed reviews

Pro-democracy activists marching through Cairo last week were met with smiles and laughter from some but also suspicion and hostility.

Protests against military rule cloud Egypt election

In the run-up to Egypt's first vote since Hosni Mubarak's ouster, protesters have gathered again to evict the generals who replaced him.

Egyptian protesters demand end to army rule

Egyptian demonstrators have demanded an end to army rule and rejected the military's choice of prime minister ahead of a parliamentary vote.

Thousands rally in Egypt on ‘last chance Friday’

Tens of thousands of Egyptians demanding an end to military rule converged on Cairo's Tahrir Square on Friday in a week of demonstrations.

Fighting resumes near Cairo’s interior ministry

Running battles have flared in central Cairo even after Egyptian military police reinforced riot police guarding the interior ministry.

Full UN membership is all we want, says Palestine

Palestine has explained that it will accept nothing less than full UN membership, and that once granted, would not seek to upgrade to observer state.

Valentine’s Day giveaway

Fancy sending your loved one 24 red roses this Valentine's Day?

Google executive released in Egypt

Google's Wael Ghonim, who was released in Cairo on Monday, said he was kept blindfolded for two weeks while detained by Egyptian state security.

Saboteurs attack Egypt gas pipeline

Saboteurs blew up a gas pipeline, state television said on Saturday, adding fresh turmoil to Egypt during unprecedented protests.

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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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