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Listed Namibian Property company appoints Carel Fourie CA(SA) as new Chief Executive Officer

Oryx Properties Limited, the only Namibian property company listed on the Namibian Stock Exchange, has announced the appointment of Carel Fourie as its new chief executive officer with effect from 1 March 2017. Oryx Properties has a premier-quality retail, industrial and office real-estate portfolio valued at about R2.326 billion which generates a dependable, sustainable and growing income stream for investors. These include the major Namibian shopp...More

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Dirk Kunz CA(SA) has been appointed new acting CFO of ACSA

Dirk Kunz (pictured) has been appointed acting CFO of Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) following Maureen Manyama’s recent resignation as ACSA CFO and executive director. Kunz currently holds the position of Group Manager: Corporate Finance at ACSA, and has been in ACSA’s employ since July 2008. ACSA said in a statement: “Kunz is a chartered accountant with over eight years at ACSA . . . [he] has led a number of key strategic initiative...More

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LEAD: Top 35-under-35: MEET THE FINALISTS

Charl de Villiers Johnathan Dillon Alta-Mari Grebe Carlo Botha George Diab Huzaifah Elias Chantelle Loots Tumi Hlongwane Waseem-Ahmed Carrim Johan Ferreira Raymond Ledwaba Faraimose (Mose) Kutadzaushe Louw Barnardt Siyanda Gule Graeme Marais Greg Magid Liaan Kretzchmar CHARL DE VILLIERS, 31 CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER, STELLAR CAPITAL PARTNERS LIMITED Ideally, Charl de Villiers would have wanted to qualify as both a chartered accou...More

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Palesa Makobe is shattering chartered accountancy’ glass ceiling

Chartered accountancy has a long history of being a male-dominated profession. Indeed, according to the most recent member statistics from the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA), only 35% out of all of South Africa’s registered chartered accountants (CAs[SA]) are women, with female African CAs(SA) making up just 5% of total membership. While still woefully underrepresented, African women in this high-powered industry are ...More

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Then there were five!

Johannesburg, Tuesday, 17 May 2016 - Chartered Accountants [CAs(SA)] Nitesh Koosialee and Renitha Dwarika didn’t figure on marrying someone in the same profession. They shared their journeys to becoming CAs(SA), and the lessons they have learned along the way, both individually and as a family.         Nitesh Koosialee disputes the long held myth that CAs(SA) are boring. “Do you know anyone else who has dri...More

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A first in degrees!

Johannesburg, Tuesday, 17 May 2016 - Sheldon Moodley is the first in his family to get a degree and qualify as a chartered accountant, despite financial hurdles which included having to take a gap year to sell funeral cover to cover the costs of his tuition.       Don’t ever assume. Asked who he’d most like to meet, 28 year old CA(SA), Sheldon Moodley’s answer is as unexpected as wearing a jersey in mid-summer. “...More