Municipal Audit Report 2017-2018: A snapshot of how bad things are

Auditor-General (AG), Kimi Makwetu published the municipal audit report for the 2017-2018 financial year and right on the onset, things did not look good. The overall results showed a steady decline in compliance and implementation of the AG’s recommendations from the previous financial year (2016-2017). Although it was noted that irregular expenditure had decreased, it was equally alarming…

Canada-China tensions: Why they began and what’s happened since

Relations between Canada and China have been strained for more than six months and took a turn for the worse this week when further trade limits were placed on Canadian exports. By Maham Abedi National Online Journalist, Breaking News  Global News Tensions have been rising since December 2018, when Canada arrested Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Chinese telecommunications giant…

Caster Semenya blows 5,000m field away

The Olympic and world 800m champion set the national championships alight in Germiston on Thursday evening Business Day (BL) 25 APRIL 2019 – 19:21 DAVID ISAACSON SA’s double Olympic champion Caster Semenya takes part in the 5,000m run at the SA Championships in Germiston. Picture: REUTERS/SIPHIWE SIBEKO Caster Semenya taunted the world athletics authorities she is…