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Gauteng’s brightest maths and science learners celebrated ahead of prelims
Gauteng’s brightest maths and science learners celebrated ahead of prelims
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Gauteng’s brightest maths and science learners celebrated ahead of prelimsJohannesburg, Monday 12 August 2019 – 600 of Gauteng’s top-achieving Grade 12 learners took part in the province’s two annual development camp run by the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) in partnership with the Gauteng Department of Education (GDE) and Sci-Bono Discovery Centre. At the end of both camps, the brightest maths and accounting learners in the province were honoured at an award ceremony.
The North West’s top learners shine
The North West’s top learners shine
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Johannesburg, Wednesday 14 August 2019 –200 of the North West province’s top-achieving Grade 11 learners took part in the province’s annual development camp run by the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) in partnership with the North West Education and Sports Development. At the end of the camp, the brightest maths and accounting learners in the province were honoured at an award ceremony.
SAICA congratulates successful June ITC candidates
SAICA congratulates successful June ITC candidates
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Johannesburg, Friday 16 August 2019 –With the release of the June Initial Test of Competence (ITC) results*, the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) congratulates the 587 candidates who passed the second sitting of this qualifying exam. These candidates join the 2 175 candidates who passed in January to bring the total number of candidates who passed ITC this year to 2 762.
Working together to create a skilled and high-functioning workplace
Working together to create a skilled and high-functioning workplace
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The newly appointed CEO of Fasset, Ayanda Mafuleka CA(SA) is passionate about using her position to better the lives of South Africans by steering the organisation’s strategy towards the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of Quality Education (SDG 4), Decent Work (SDG 8) and Strong Institutions (SDG 16).
South African Institute of Chartered Accountants to assist Government regarding Eskom’s restructuring
South African Institute of Chartered Accountants to assist Government regarding Eskom’s restructuring
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Johannesburg, 30 July 2019 - The Chairman of the Board of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA), announces that the SAICA Board has agreed to a request from the Minister of Public Enterprises, Pravin Gordhan, and the Minister of Finance, Tito Mboweni, for SAICA to assist Government with the restructuring of its Eskom business through the establishment of the office of the Chief Restructuring Officer. SAICA will put together a team of specialists lead by SAICA’s CEO, Freeman Nomvalo.
SAICA suspends Markus Jooste’s membership pending finalisation of disciplinary proceedings
SAICA suspends Markus Jooste’s membership pending finalisation of disciplinary proceedings
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Johannesburg, 25 July 2019 - The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) has suspended Mr. Markus Jooste’s membership pending the finalisation of disciplinary proceedings against him.
Rethinking borders: Lesotho accountants gain reciprocity status
Rethinking borders: Lesotho accountants gain reciprocity status
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Johannesburg: Wednesday 24 July 2019 – Geographically surrounded entirely by South Africa, Lesotho has an enormous dependency on strong cross border relations with South Africa to ensure a good working and trade relationship. To make professional mobility for chartered accountants easier, the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) has added the Lesotho Institute of Accountants (LIA) to the growing list of countries with which it has mutual recognition agreements (MRAs) in place.
Applications open for 9 non-executive members to serve on the SAICA Board
Applications open for 9 non-executive members to serve on the SAICA Board
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Johannesburg, 05 July 2019 – In July 2018 the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) Board announced the establishment of a Governance Review Task Team (GRTT) led by Roy Andersen CA(SA). The GRTT mandate included the review of SAICA’s governance structures and defining a more diversified and balanced Board inclusive of independent persons from outside the membership of SAICA, with the necessary skills and experience to provide strategic guidance.
Anoj Singh Disciplinary Committee Hearing postponed
Anoj Singh Disciplinary Committee Hearing postponed
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Johannesburg, 04 July 2019 - As was previously communicated, Mr. Anoj Singh was scheduled to appear before the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA)’s Disciplinary Committee for a hearing from 15 to 19 July 2019.
Strengthening cross-border ties between SA and Eswatini
Strengthening cross-border ties between SA and Eswatini
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Johannesburg: Monday 1 July 2019 –With South Africa as its major trading partner, strong cross border relations with Eswatini (formerly known as Swaziland) are crucial to ensuring a good working relationship between the two countries. To make professional mobility for chartered accountants easier, the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) has added the Eswatini Institute of Accountants (EIA) to the growing list of countries with which it has mutual recognition agreements (MRAs) in place.