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KPMG cheated on their ethics tests

KPMG has been ordered to pay $50 million after having been caught using information stolen from an industry watchdog according to Moneyweb. The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), operating under the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is the US’ main body for overseeing auditors. So when KPMG managed to get ahold of a list […]

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Bathabile Dlamini’s resignation letter doesn’t make her look good

Bathabile Dlamini has resigned from Parliament, with a rather scathing resignation letter. The interesting bit of this is the following claim, this is how it appears in the letter: “Those that made a profit through CPS through their wives are known, but because they are well respected by the organisation, nothing has been said to […]

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James Selfe stepping down as DA Federal Council Chair

James Selfe is stepping down as the DA’s Federal Council Chair after 19 years in the position, according to ENCA.

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Public protector going after her critics

According to EWN the Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane is going to be laying charges against her critics for insulting her.

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Corporal punishment in schools – illegal but still in use

UCT psychology professor Cathy Ward has told News24 that according to research, about 50% of children in South Africa’s schools have been hit by a teacher.

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Vuyani Jarana resigning from SAA – the cost of a breakdown in trust

According to ENCA the SAA board has accepted Vuyani Jarana’s resignation.

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Ramaphosa’s new cabinet – not that great

Cyril Ramaphosa has announced his cabinet – and it isn’t great.

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Julius Malema warns Ramaphosa on appointing Gordhan

EWN reports that EFF leader Julius Malema has warned president Cyril Ramaphosa that if he appoints outgoing Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan to his cabinet, then he will be a constitutional delinquent.

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Why “privilege” has become a bad word

Yesterday Mmusi Maimane tweeted about the degree of “privilege” that he enjoys.

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Zille demonstrates why the DA is probably happy to see her retire

Helen Zille has just cemented her reputation for diplomacy on Twitter.

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