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Justice dept rapped over the knuckles by MPs

The justice department has been asked to get its house in order after it presented inaccurate statistics on child offenders to MPs on Wednesday.

ANC ramps up coalition activity

The ANC has signed a coalition agreement with Icosa and an independent councillor to secure government in Oudtshoorn, Cape Agulhas and Kannaland.

Zuma: ‘Only way to sort out problems is to vote ANC’

The only way to solve the problems of housing and poverty in Cape Town was to vote for the ANC, party president Jacob Zuma a crowd in Gugulethu.

Cope: Shilowa faction to discuss way forward

The Mbhazima Shilowa-aligned faction of Cope will meet on Monday to discuss a way forward, the secretary general of the faction said on Friday.

Youth wage subsidy won’t work, says Cosatu

The proposed youth wage subsidy will not work unless the government realises unemployment is linked to education, Cosatu says.

Suspected foot-and-mouth in KZN

A suspected outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease has occurred in northern KwaZulu-Natal, the agriculture minister said on Monday.

Shilowa to fight order barring him from Parliament

Cope co-founder Mbhazima Shilowa will challenge an interim order barring him from Parliament, his spokesperson said on Monday.

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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'

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