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)].







Advice: Learning support systems

Organisations are great at providing learning opportunities under the guise of leadership development. These ‘events’ are generally an opportunity to build a deeper, trusted relationship with colleagues and the development of personal leadership attributes. And thereafter, you launch back into the reality of your daily life, somewhat ‘changed’ READ ARTICLE

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SDGs: True upliftment

Musa Ndlovu’s story is an inspiring one. It’s the full-circle story of a newly qualified chartered accountant (CA(SA), who relocated just weeks ago to pursue an exciting career opportunity. Rewinding the hands of time, he was also the recipient of the SAICA’s Thuthuka Bursary Fund after his successful participation in the South African Maths Olympiad…

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South Africa’s Corporate Meltdown

The temptation is to jump to the conclusion that South African business is fraught with malfeasance, but thisanalysis  seeks to illustrate that while there has no doubt been unethical behaviour, the majority of failures have been through a combination of bad luck, tough conditions, one-off unanticipated events and poor judgement. READ ARTICLE

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SAICA’s assistance to government regarding Eskom’s restructuring

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…

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Why is the Amazon rain-forest so important?

The Amazon is the world’s largest rainforest, known as the lungs of the planet for its role in absorbing carbon dioxide and producing oxygen. The billions of trees hold a vast amount of carbon, accumulated over hundreds and even thousands of years. The leaves absorb a huge quantity of carbon dioxide and put oxygen back…

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Women from Ivory Cost turn plastic into classrooms

Every day, Côte d’Ivoire’s economic capital of Abidjan produces 288 tonnes of plastic waste, most of which ends up in landfills in low-income communities like Gonzagueville, polluting the air, land, sea and children’s playgrounds. Only about 5% is recycled, mostly informally by women who take it from landfills and sell it at very low prices.…

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