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Troubled IT firm Gijima has secured the services of one of South Africa’s top technology businessmen, Maphum Nxumalo, who will join the JSE-listed company as chief operating officer on 1 July. Nxumalo, a former chief operating officer of SAP Africa, has also been named to Gijima’s board as an executive director

Internal auditors have blown the whistle on a R72,6m IT contract negotiated by the department of human settlements, claiming that the deal ignored mandatory tender procedures. They also raised a red flag over a perceived conflict of interests — the department’s top IT official was previously employed by the favoured contractor

The economic crisis brought to light hidden challenges facing the global banking industry. Now a significant trend among local banks has emerged: high cost-to-income ratios. In light of this