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August, 2018

July, 2018

  • 26 July

    Government moves to amend AMERI deal

    The government on Wednesday laid a paper in Parliament for the amendment of portions of the controversial $510 million AMERI deal. It follows a motion filed by the Adansi-Asokwa Member of Parliament KT Hammond for Parliament to cancel the AMERI agreement due to what he calls “misrepresentations” by the company …

  • 26 July

    SMEs demand for consulting skills increases

    It is as well known fact that SMEs in South Africa make up approximately 91% of formalised businesses, providing employment to around 60% of the labour force, and produce a total economic output of an estimated 34% of GDP.  While this sector remains vital to the local economy, it often lacks formal …

  • 25 July

    SSNIT boss in court over $72m scam

    Former Director-General of the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT), Ernest Thompson, was yesterday hauled before court for willfully causing financial loss to the state. He was in court with four others who allegedly played various roles in the $72 million Information Technology (IT) scam at SSNIT. Interestingly, Joshua …