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Protect your business by protecting your whistle-blowers
Protect your business by protecting your whistle-blowersArticle

It is the professional duty of business leaders to protect whistle-blowers. The C-suite of any organisation ultimately has a responsibility to make sure they protect the company's bottom line...

Zaakir Mohamed 21 Apr 2021

Why companies should encourage and not victimise whistle-blowers
Why companies should encourage and not victimise whistle-blowersArticle

Companies should be actively encouraging employees to blow the whistle on corporate issues, ethics or concerning behaviour, without fear of risk or harassment, because an effective whistle-blowing programme is of immense value to the business...

13 Apr 2021

The duty to report suspected fraud and the consequences thereof
The duty to report suspected fraud and the consequences thereofArticle

The Prevention and Combating of Corrupt Activities Act places a duty on defined persons in a position of authority to report certain offences over R100,000...

Corné Lewis 6 Apr 2021

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Whistle-blowers in South Africa are treated as pariahs in spite of their moral courageArticle

Recent reports of the looting of relief funds meant for managing the Covid-19 pandemic have once again shone the spotlight on the abuse of power in South Africa. They beg the question as to how it can be prevented...

Theresa Onaji-Benson, Elmé Vivier, Gideon Pogrund & Mollie Painter 26 Oct 2020

Don't be penalised for Covid-19 non-compliance
Don't be penalised for Covid-19 non-complianceArticle

A growing number of businesses are getting into hot water for not taking the necessary steps to minimise Covid-19 risk and exposure in their workplaces...

Issued by LexisNexis 24 Aug 2020

In happier and less challenging times: world leaders and guests pose for a picture on the second day of the annual G7 summit in Biarritz, France, August 2019. Photo by Andrew Parsons - Pool/Getty Images
All world leaders face mega Covid-19 crises: how Ramaphosa is stacking upArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic is an extreme crisis that puts government under severe pressure. It puts the political judgement of the president or prime minister under the most intense spotlight...

Richard Calland 26 Mar 2020

Eskom COO, Jan Oberholzer
Eskom board orders investigation into COOArticle

The Eskom board has ordered an independent investigation into allegations of corruption against its chief operating officer (COO) Jan Oberholzer...

20 Mar 2020

NYF announces 2020 Radio Awards finalists, with two SA entries
NYF announces 2020 Radio Awards finalists, with two SA entriesArticle

The local 'My Only Story' podcast from Fairly Famous and CliffCentral's 'Babies Behind Bars' have both been announced as NYF 2020 Radio Awards finalists...

19 Mar 2020

Government to launch minimum wage compliance hotline
Government to launch minimum wage compliance hotlineArticle

Employment and Labour Minister Thulas Nxesi will on Thursday launch a new hotline that will allow workers to report cases of non-compliance with the National Minimum Wage (NMW), at no cost to them...

2 Mar 2020

#OnTheBigScreen: Official Secrets, Jumanji: The Next Level and NT Live's Present Laughter
#OnTheBigScreen: Official Secrets, Jumanji: The Next Level and NT Live's Present LaughterArticle

Films opening in South African cinemas, this week, include a new one from Oscar-winning South African director Gavin Hood, Official Secrets; another instalment in the Jumanji universe, Jumanji: The Next Level; and Old Vic Theatre's production of Present Laughter on NT Live...

Daniel Dercksen 13 Dec 2019

Police officers detain Sahara Reporters journalist Victor Ogungbenro during a protest in Lagos, Nigeria, on August 5, 2019. Staff at the online newspaper report sustained harassment targeting them and their website. Credit: CPJ/AP/Sunday Alamba.
US-Nigeria website censoredArticle

US-Nigerian Sahara Reporters website reports assets frozen amid surveillance, censorship...

12 Dec 2019

Authentic storytelling to attract a new generation of tourist
Authentic storytelling to attract a new generation of touristArticle

A powerful message emerged during trends presentations at the recent Wine & Food Tourism Conference: a unified view that authenticity is essential in not only reaching, but converting new-generation customers and making them loyalists...

Issued by August Collective 4 Oct 2019

Pesticide research must stay transparent and independent
Pesticide research must stay transparent and independentArticle

Most studies on the use of pesticides are funded by those that produce the chemicals but only independent research can inform us about the best agricultural practices.

Sébastien Sauvé 13 May 2019

Impimpi Alive - whistleblowing system for minimum wage defaulters
Impimpi Alive - whistleblowing system for minimum wage defaultersArticle

The DOL has developed a new system that will allow employees to report companies that fail to comply with the National Minimum Wage Act...

Jacques van Wyk 10 Apr 2019

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Marianne Thamm on the crucial role of whistleblowers and investigative journalists in defeating corruptionArticle

On Wednesday, 10 April 2019 I snatched up the rare opportunity to spend most of my lunch hour with Marianne Thamm, the incredibly smart, candid natural storyteller who has witnessed the harshest violence as an investigative journalist, as well as the hope, resilience and fortitude of South Africa. Here's what you missed...

Leigh Andrews 10 Apr 2019

Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn arrested over financial misconduct
Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn arrested over financial misconductArticle

NEWSWATCH: Nissan chairman and motoring industry legend, Carlos Ghosn, was arrested on Monday, 19 November 2018 for allegedly having pocketed some company cash...

Ilse van den Berg 20 Nov 2018

CAs behaving badly: The Saica professional conduct code explained
CAs behaving badly: The Saica professional conduct code explainedArticle

The accounting profession is under pressure at the moment to improve public perceptions on whether they, and more specifically chartered accountants, are still behaving ethically...

Issued by SAICA 13 Aug 2018

Eskom fires whistleblower
Eskom fires whistleblowerArticle

Eskom has summarily dismissed its suspended head of legal, Suzanne Daniels, following the outcome of a disciplinary hearing...

23 Jul 2018

Experts reveal why people are obsessed with true crime
Experts reveal why people are obsessed with true crimeArticle

It's an incredibly addictive genre for millions of people worldwide, but why are we so captivated by true crime shows, and what does that say about us?..

Issued by Showmax 27 Jun 2018

CPJ slams Tanzania govt for "draconian" social media laws
CPJ slams Tanzania govt for "draconian" social media lawsArticle

Tanzania forces forums, blogs, and streaming websites to comply with draconian regulations...

19 Jun 2018

#OnTheBigScreen: Scandal, stalkers, sex and live theatre
#OnTheBigScreen: Scandal, stalkers, sex and live theatreArticle

Mark Felt: The Man Who Brought Down The White House, The Strangers: Prey at Night, Early Man, Blockers and Julius Caesar open at local cinemas this week.

Daniel Dercksen 19 Apr 2018

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The Cambridge Analytica scandal, Facebook and deleting your accountArticle

So people are talking about Facebook a lot this week. You know, that social network that only Baby Boomers seem to use now? It somehow has more than two-billion users at present, and that number for data collection firms is a goldmine just waiting to be ravaged...

Andy Walker 23 Mar 2018

Facebook suspends Trump campaign data firm Cambridge Analytica
Facebook suspends Trump campaign data firm Cambridge AnalyticaArticle

Facebook says it has suspended the account of Cambridge Analytica, the data analysis firm hired by Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, amid reports it harvested the profile information of millions of US voters without their permission...

19 Mar 2018

Discovery Health recovers R568m through fraud-control activities in 2017
Discovery Health recovers R568m through fraud-control activities in 2017Article

Discovery Health has invested substantially in fighting the scourge of healthcare fraud. Efforts to curb fraud in the healthcare system resulted in R568m recovered on behalf of client schemes in 2017...

22 Jan 2018

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Pauw case raises tricky questionsArticle

Questions are being asked about how the confidentiality provisions of the Tax Administration Act are aligned with legislation providing for whistle-blowers and freedom of expression...

21 Dec 2017

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The Post: a Hollywood ode to journalismArticle

At a time when the media is being accused of peddling "fake news," Steven Spielberg, Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks are bringing Hollywood star power to a movie celebrating journalism and the virtues of a free press...

20 Dec 2017

The Story of God expands hit franchise with new series
The Story of God expands hit franchise with new seriesArticle

From the producers of the Emmy-nominated hit series The Story of God with Morgan Freeman,comes a new series, premiering 14 January 2018.

Issued by Fox Networks Group 21 Nov 2017

#LifeEsidimeni: How good people come to do very bad things
#LifeEsidimeni: How good people come to do very bad thingsArticle

Arbitration reveals the skeletons in the Gauteng health department's closet culture that gave rise to 141 deaths and continues to thrive...

Laura Lopez Gonzalez 20 Oct 2017

What businesses can do to stamp out slavery in their supply chains
What businesses can do to stamp out slavery in their supply chainsArticle

Until quite recently, businesses didn't have a reason to dig deeper than assessing the price and appearance of the products shipped to their warehouses...

3 Oct 2017

Is BAT going up in smoke?
Is BAT going up in smoke?Article

The warm glow of market sentiment usually reserved for highly profitable cigarette giant British American Tobacco has been stubbed out...

8 Aug 2017

Cybercrimes Bill threatens our freedom
Cybercrimes Bill threatens our freedomArticle

The Cybercrimes and Cybersecurity Bill will affect every internet user in South Africa - but at 139 pages long, there's a lot to go through...

Murray Hunter 28 Jul 2017

Matshela Koko, former acting CEO: Eskom
Eskom plans to take action against KokoArticle

The Eskom board is taking disciplinary measures against its former acting CE in a bid by the power utility to clean up its corruption-tainted image...

11 Jul 2017

Public protector to probe death-trap taxis
Public protector to probe death-trap taxisArticle

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has teamed up with the Special Investigating Unit on an investigation into the illegal conversion of panel vans so that they can be sold as minibus taxis to unsuspecting taxi owners...

Sipho Mabena 19 Jun 2017

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Right2Know campaign addresses new SABC interim boardArticle

The Right2Know campaign has written an open letter to the new SABC interim board, addressing its hopes and needs going forward...

24 Apr 2017

Jes Staley, CEO: Barclays
Barclays, its CEO probed over whistleblower programmeArticle

Barclays and its CEO Jes Staley are under investigation after he attempted to uncover the identity of a whistleblower within the British financial giant...

11 Apr 2017

Protected Disclosures Amendment Bill allows for whistleblowing on state
Protected Disclosures Amendment Bill allows for whistleblowing on stateArticle

Whistleblowers are a key element of anti-corruption measures within the workplace, as they are most likely to witness incidences of fraud, corruption and unlawful conduct first-hand...

Tony Canny and Krevania Pillay 22 Mar 2017

Snowden's lawyer says extradition report is 'speculation'
Snowden's lawyer says extradition report is 'speculation'Article

Edward Snowden's Russian lawyer on Saturday dismissed a US report that Moscow was considering extraditing the NSA whistleblower as a "gift" to President Donald Trump...

13 Feb 2017

Nigeria removes 50,000 'ghost workers' from state payrolls
Nigeria removes 50,000 'ghost workers' from state payrollsArticle

ABUJA: Nigeria has struck off 50,000 "ghost workers" from the state payrolls this year, saving nearly 630 million euros, the presidency said on Tuesday...

30 Dec 2016

Promising no censorship, social network Gab draws 'alt-right'
Promising no censorship, social network Gab draws 'alt-right'Article

Squeezed out of Twitter and other social media websites cracking down on hate speech, far-right activists are finding a home on a new platform that promises never to censor content...

13 Dec 2016

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Eskom disputes Gupta-linked firm helped with R5bn claimArticle

Eskom has denied that a Gupta-linked firm handled negotiations for the utility to settle a massive insurance claim...

Ernest Mabuza 25 Nov 2016

Suspended treasurer's hearing to be held at the CCMA
Suspended treasurer's hearing to be held at the CCMAArticle

Suspended SAA treasurer, Cynthia Stimpel has won a small but important victory in the Labour Court after the national airline agreed to hold her disciplinary hearing at the CCMA...

Nicky Smith 24 Aug 2016

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Restoring the global economy's ability to deliver prosperityArticle

The Sustainable Development Goals must become the yardstick for judging inclusive growth in the global economy, says Mukhisa Kituyi, UN Conference on Trade & Development...

Mukhisa Kituyi 12 Jul 2016

Oracle shares sink as lawsuit alleges sales were hyped
Oracle shares sink as lawsuit alleges sales were hypedArticle

Shares in Silicon Valley titan Oracle fell more than 4% on Thursday after a former accountant alleged in a whistle-blower lawsuit that she was pressed to exaggerate cloud-computing sales data...

3 Jun 2016

South Africa tops economic crime stats
South Africa tops economic crime statsArticle

South African organisations experience more economic crime in comparison to their African and global peers, while cybercrime is on the rise...

1 Mar 2016

Cybersecurity Policy finally published
Cybersecurity Policy finally publishedArticle

The State Security Department's National Cybersecurity Policy Framework, which was approved by Cabinet in 2012, has finally been published...

Ahmed Areff 14 Dec 2015

Snowden joins Twitter, follows NSA
Snowden joins Twitter, follows NSAArticle

PARIS, FRANCE: Former US intelligence contractor and whistleblower Edward Snowden joined Twitter Tuesday, picking up more than a quarter of a million followers on the social network in just over two hours...

30 Sep 2015

Maimane praises Daso anti-corruption fight
Maimane praises Daso anti-corruption fightArticle

University of Fort Hare management was "crying" because the DA Student Organisation (Daso) would expose corruption at the facility...

22 May 2015

Have we left the media freedom debate too late?
Have we left the media freedom debate too late?Article

If you thought the murder of French media workers had little impact on the South African media landscape, Right2Know suggests you think again - prepare to take action with your pens and laptops...

Leigh Andrews 22 Jan 2015

Best of the Fringe
Best of the FringeArticle

Some well-connected and well-informed Capetonians share with us their selection of productions that you should see at this year's inaugural Cape Town Fringe festival, which will run from 25 September to 5 October, 2014.

22 Sep 2014

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