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Effective communication from leadership is essential during a crisis

So far, the minister of health can be commended on his visible, open approach to keeping in touch with citizens during the pandemic

Step aside bitcoin, here comes altcoin

Bubbles and risks notwithstanding, South Africa is going crazy over cryptocurrencies old and new

Steinhoff — The largest corporate failure on the JSE

Allegations of earnings manipulations, uncontrolled acquisition sprees and tax fraud are just the tip of the iceberg for the retail holding company

Bulls shrug off bitcoin bubble

Despite repeated warnings of risk, investors are riding an exhilarating wave for all it’s worth

Buffet takes stock as Berkshire slows

Berkshire Hathaway stocks have begun to sag after trading at near record highs at the start of Warren Buffett's 50th year at the helm.

Buffett’s son donates millions to fight rhino poaching

The Howard G Buffett Foundation has donated R255-million to fight poaching in the Kruger National Park.

Warren Buffett reveals prostate cancer condition

Berkshire Hathaway chief executive Warren Buffett has revealed he has stage one prostate cancer, adding his condition was not life-threatening.

Obama revives taxing millionaires proposal

Obama proposal is a symbol of the efforts the president and Democrats are making to portray themselves as champions of economic fairness.

Gates misses top spot in Forbes’ richest

Mexico telecoms czar Carlos Slim has topped the <i>Forbes</i> annual world's richest list, sporting a $69-billion fortune that outpaced Bill Gates.

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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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