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Feminism 101: Pussies are not for grabbing

It’s been 30 years since I found my voice – now ‘nasty’ women around the world are fighting back

The witch is she who dares to act alone

Women have to unite in a country and parts of the world where the ultimate subjugation is death

What’s behind children being cast as witches in Nigeria

Children labelled as witches in Nigeria are often abandoned, shunned by society and turfed out into the streets.

‘Bad’ children condemned as witches

Youngsters in Tanzania who are suffering from epilepsy or who are just 'naughty' face exorcisms, beatings and even death.

Two more suspected ‘witches’ hacked to death in Tanzania

Two women had their throats slit and were hacked on suspicion of being witches, a week after seven people were burned to death on the same suspicion.

Seven accused of witchcraft burned alive in Tanzania

Police in Tanzania say 23 people were arrested in connection with the crime of seven people, accused of witchcraft, have been burned alive.

Presidency rejects claims of Zuma’s apartheid witchcraft

A media report that President Jacob Zuma practised witchcraft during apartheid was "ridiculous and misleading", says the presidency.

By the gods, what now?

After President Jacob Zuma called on his ancestors to help secure his next term, Mpho Moshe Matheolane wonders how the gods would react to this.

Albinos’ lonely call for recognition

Though defined as disabled, the state does not accord a albinos any rights and South Africans "are as deaf as the ground", activists say.

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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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