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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 »

South African State charges EFF leaders Julius Malema and Floyd Shivambu

It’s great to see heads finally starting to roll in the fight against injustice and corruption in South Africa. The… 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 »

ANC MP Bongani Bongo arrested for corruption

It’s taken a long time, but corrupt politicians involved in South Africa’s state capture are finally getting punished. The Hawks’… Read More »

SARS fires legal head over R420m Gupta VAT refund

Walls are shrinking for the corrupt Gupta clan. SARS head of legal, Refiloe Mokoena, has been fired. Mokoena allegedly granted… Read More »

Lord Peter Hain puts foreign governments, global firms front and centre in South Africa’s State Capture

The Guptas wouldn’t have been able to capture South Africa without the help of a global network of consultants, lawyers,… Read More »

Facebook deletes 3.2bn fake accounts and millions of child abuse posts

Facebook Inc took down 3.2bn fake accounts in Q3 and Q4/2019, plus millions of posts showing child abuse and suicide.… Read More »

Facebook and YouTube block spread of whistleblower’s name and photo. Twitter allows both.

Facebook and Youtube are taking a stand. They’re blocking users from sharing the identity of a CIA officer who allegedly… 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 »

Mattel’s CFO to leave after audit mistakes uncovered

Mattel’s chief financial officer is leaving the US toy firm after a board investigation triggered by a whistleblower report exposed… Read More »

We’re just too scared to report wrongdoing

The number of us who’ve seen wrongdoing is rising, studies have found – but many of us are too scared… Read More »

South Africa’s anti-money laundering measures under global spotlight

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), the inter-governmental regulating body, are in South Africa to evaluate the country’s compliance with… 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 »

White House protects whistleblowers better than companies do

It looks like the White House’s system protects whistleblowers better than companies’ hotlines do. Harvard Business School professor Eugene Soltes… Read More »

Successfully navigating the post #MeToo workplace

On the surface, it looks like women are making progress toward equality in the post #MeToo era. In politics, women… Read More »

Medical regulator suspends 5 execs for alleged corruption

South Africa’s CMS (Council for Medical Schemes) recently announced the suspension of 5 senior officials, following allegations of corruption and… Read More »

EOH files criminal charges against corrupt employees

Under-fire tech services company EOH will lay criminal charges against employees involved in corruption. In a statement issued on 10-Oct-2019,… Read More »

U.S. sanction law targets Gupta network

It’s been a great week for the fight against corruption. The Gupta network of shady deals has been dealt a… 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 »

8 things leaders do that make employees quit

You can’t control every aspect of your team’s work experience. If someone wants to leave badly enough, then they will.… Read More »

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