SAICA offers three reputable professional accounting and business designations from a foundational to a strategic level of accounting and business competence –

Accounting Technician [AT(SA)], Associate General Accountant [AGA(SA)] and Chartered Accountant [CA(SA)].







April 2022 Issue

How do people see you? In the quest to become an influential leader you will wonder how people and especially those you lead see you. And chances are good that others’ perceptions of you will differ in important and disconcerting ways from how you see yourself. Others’ perceptions of you will be impacted in part…

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Feature: Innovative entrepreneurship to aid economic growth

Sustainable development and inclusive economic growth can only be achieved with innovative solutions aimed at addressing the social challenges that continue to disadvantage groups in society. Development-oriented measures therefore need to promote innovation, creativity, and access to skills development. Entrepreneurship holds enormous potential as a possible solution to achieving the above and to enabling socio-economic…

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Viewpoints: Tokenisation: An opportunity for CSDs

Central securities depositories (CSDs) face an existential crisis in the face of the emergence of a new financial system powered by decentralised finance (DeFi) Monica Singer CA(SA) Blockchain Evangelist for Consensys All the functions − settlement, registration, custody, and asset servicing − performed by a CSD in a transaction can now be performed using blockchain…

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Difference Maker Profile: Melissa Jacobs – Saving one lion at a time

Melissa Jacobs CA(SA) is the founder and owner of MJ Chartered Accountants. Unlike other accounting firms, hers is fiercely devoted to the preservations of lions. Her love for wildlife began as a child and knowing that the lion populations are seriously endangered triggered her to do something about it. With an estimated 20 000 lions…

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SDG: Reduce inequality within and among countries

South Africa is known as one of the world’s most unequal countries. Despite efforts from the government and implementations such as B-BBEE or affirmative action, limited progress has been made to heal South Africa from its legacy of apartheid. Furthermore, our socio-economic status continues to suffer. To provide some perspective, the richest 10% of South…

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