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Eskom to lifestyle-audit 2,300 more staff as it turns up the heat against corruption

Great to see South Africa’s electricity supplier Eskom picking up the fight against corruption in the organisation. After lifestyle-auditing almost… Read More »

The cryptoqueen: the hunt for a multi-billion-dollar scam artist

They called her the cryptoqueen. Bulgarian-born fraudster Dr Ruja Ignatova was a jet-setting, Oxford-educated entrepreneur with her own unique cryptocurrency… Read More »

Is there a place for humans in digitally disrupted accounting?

Cloud computing, automation, Artificial Intelligence, the Internet of Things and blockchain. More and more, integration of financial data, intelligent software… Read More »

EOH blacklists 50 business partners in corruption crackdown

JSE-listed tech group EOH is cracking down on corruption in a big way. EOH has blacklisted 50 enterprise development partners,… Read More »

Drexel University professor spent federal grants at strip clubs

A former Drexel University professor allegedly spent almost $200,000 of federal research money on strip clubs and other personal expenses,… Read More »

Call for forensic investigation into farmworker equity schemes

When Jolande Smith and 240 other farmworkers became shareholders in the Langwyde Werknemers Trust 10 years ago, they were led… Read More »

Garmin SA shopping website hacked

Garmin South Africa’s shop[dot]garmin[dot]co[dot]za website was hacked. This was according to an email sent out on 12-Sep-2019 by Garmin SA… Read More »

Inside entrepreneurs’ IP theft fight with Nedbank

“Unethical” is the way that entrepreneur, Thandile Jwambi, described Nedbank’s behaviour in the IP theft case he and his partner,… Read More »

Does doing the same work over and over again make you less ethical?

Managers worry about employees breaking the rules. And they’re right to be concerned. Research shows that working on the same… Read More »

How Uber uses psychological tricks to push its drivers’ buttons

Uber carried out an eye-opening experiment in behavioural science to subtly entice its independent workforce of drivers to maximise its… Read More »

Ghost workers could kill your company

Are you paying salaries to people who don’t work for you, or who don’t exist? Ghost worker fraud on a… Read More »

Facebook slapped with record $5bn fine over privacy breaches

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has slapped tech giant Facebook with a record $5bn fine over privacy breaches. A US… Read More »

A R1.2bn pot of toxic soup at EOH

Eight people. That’s all. Eight people out of EOH’s staff of 11,500 put the entire company in jeopardy through a… Read More »

4 Ways Lying Becomes the Norm at a Company

Many recent corporate scandals such as Volkswagen or Wells Fargo have been cases of wide-scale dishonesty. But how could lying… Read More »