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End voluntourism and the white saviour industrial complex

We need to dismantle the unequal systems we have upheld in Africa. Divesting from missionary tours is a good place to start

TCS ranked as South Africa’s #4th Top Employer in latest study

Consultancy achieves top position for its employee-friendly workplace practices and continued investment in local talent

Building a thriving society

Winner: Investing in the Future Award for Best Corporate Employee Community Involvement Programme — Discovery Employee Volunteer Programme

Do more than paint classrooms

Plan better and deliver more, conference hears.

Discovering new spaces in innovation

Creating a new strategy in corporate communications demands fresh thinking and a clear vision, as FirstRand has discovered.

Pro bono professional services

Employee initiatives give people the tools to change lives and make a difference.

The value of voluntary service

If you thought that volunteering was nothing more than being helpful, then Vosesa has a surprise in store for you.

Giving more than just money

Investec’s social investment philosophy demonstrates why a powerful volunteer programme must focus on building a strong relationship with the NGO.

A culture of hope

The Charities Aid Foundation drives effective corporate social investment through innovation and leadership.

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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

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.

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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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