Latest articles on Xolobeni Mine Sands Project

Xolobeni mining ruling compromises the state

‘Community consent’ is now required for mining but in practice this further benefits elite interests

Looking the Brulpadda in the mouth

It will be years before the fuel produced there can be used — and it will come at a massive environmental cost

Mine standoff is a licence to rethink laws

Government needs to respect the court ruling and the Xolobeni residents’ resistance to mining

High Court rules in favour of Xolobeni community in historic mining rights case

The Amadiba Crisis Committee launched a court battle against the department of mineral resources and TEM over mining rights earlier this year

It’s not just Xolobeni: What the Australian mining company did in the Western Cape

A new report by Oxfam reveals the company’s poor track record in a South African community

‘Mining will remove the intestines of our land’

This week the Mail & Guardian is proud to publish a story that is a continuation of a specialised reporting genre, focusing exclusively on the land

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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.

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

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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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