Corrupt traffic officers behind bars
Corrupt traffic officers behind bars

An ongoing joint operation between the Hawks' and the Road Traffic Management Corporation's National Traffic Anti-Corruption Unit has netted a further 12 traffic officers in the Tzaneen area.

18 hours ago

IRBA to crack down on errant auditors
IRBA to crack down on errant auditors

First KPMG, then Steinhoff. This has been the year in which the underbelly of the auditing professional has been exposed and been ajudged wanting. The Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA) has therefore announced it will be changing its approach to sanctions and penalties to bring sanctions in line with local and international regulators.

18 hours ago

Photo: TimesLive
If convicted, directors could be fined R1m each or be imprisoned for 10 years

Embattled Steinhoff executives face hefty prison sentences and fines if allegations of multibillion-dollar accounting fraud are proven true.

By Graeme Hosken and Katharine Child 2 days ago

Own space on the biggest multi-industry B2B news site in Africa?
Own space on the biggest multi-industry B2B news site in Africa?

Location, location, location - a real estate term used to describe the benefits of a property investment is as relevant in the online media space.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 days ago

Bernard Agulhas, Irba CEO
Inquiry into KPMG runs into secrecy problems

An investigation into possible wrongdoing by auditing firm KPMG in its report on the South African Revenue Service (Sars) "rogue unit" and its author, Johan van der Walt, could grind to a halt over restricted documents.

2 days ago

Elias Masilela. Photo: SA Commercial Prop News
Keeping a sharp eye on good governance

The sad state of public institutions was recognised as a contributor to the country's precarious near-term economic prospects in the recent downgrade by ratings agency, Standard & Poors (S&P). This should spur institutions - such as pension funds - on to ward off systemic failure.

2 days ago

57 million riders, drivers affected by Uber breach
57 million riders, drivers affected by Uber breach

Global transportation technology company Uber Technologies has admitted it suffered a breach that saw hackers stealing the personal information of approximately 57 million customers and drivers.

By Simon Campbell-Young 2 days ago

Journo rapped for dissing bling pastor
Journo rapped for dissing bling pastor

Christian journalist Solomon Ashoms Izang has been found in contempt of court and slapped with a suspended sentence after comments on Facebook about controversial Alleluia Ministries International pastor Alph Lukau.

By Khanyi Ndabeni 3 days ago

Why does having a second passport matter?
Why does having a second passport matter?

Why does having a second passport matter? Ask anyone who has tried to travel, work or move overseas and they will quickly tell you about the drawbacks of having a single passport. With the current political instability and further junk status downgrades South Africa has faced as of late, some might say you would be mad not to have a 'Plan B' if things don't start taking a turn for the better.

3 days ago

Minister Rob Davies gazettes amended AgriBEE Sector Code
Minister Rob Davies gazettes amended AgriBEE Sector Code

The Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies, has gazetted the Amended AgriBEE Sector Code for implementation by entities in both public and private sector. Davies says that the sector code will serve as guidelines for the transformation of the agricultural sector. It replaces the old AgriBEE Sector Code which was gazetted in December 2012.

3 days ago

Webber Wentzel launches legal incubation programme in SA
Webber Wentzel launches legal incubation programme in SA

Legal firm Webber Wentzel has launched Webber Wentzel Ignite, a legal incubation programme for entrepreneurs, in South Africa.

By Tom Jackson 11 Dec 2017

Telecoms bill spooks sector with its proposal
Telecoms bill spooks sector with its proposal

The contentious Electronic Communications Amendment Bill will encourage competition in the telecommunications market by giving hundreds of licensed entities access to radio waves, the government argues.

By Nick Hedley 11 Dec 2017

Quack, quack: When consumer protection is all noise and no action
Quack, quack: When consumer protection is all noise and no action

On paper the South African legal system provides ample protection for consumers regarding false claims about so-called health products. But in reality, the truth is very different.

11 Dec 2017