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The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA), South Africa’s pre-eminent accountancy body, is widely recognised as one of the world’s leading accounting institutes. The institute provides a wide range of support services to more than 50 000 members and associates who are chartered accountants (CAs(SA)), as well as associate general accountants (AGAs(SA)) and accounting technicians (ATs(SA)).

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“I am part of a prestigious and valued profession that enables me to participate and make a difference in South Africa and globally, while positively impacting the economy and society.”

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Latest from SAICA

3 Dec 2021

SAICA APC December 2021 examination media coverage

SAICA will share media coverage, radio interviews and other exposure on this page to keep you updated.

SAICA has launched an immediate investigation into the technical difficulties experienced during yesterday’s 2021 APC sitting. The Institute is deeply sensitive to and regrets the impact these difficulties have had on candidates.

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2 Dec 2021
Press release

SAICA apologises for challenges experienced during the 1 December 2021 APC examination sitting

Johannesburg, Thursday 2 December 2021 – The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) deeply regrets the challenges experienced by Assessment of Professional Competence (APC) examination candidates around the country.

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29 Nov 2021
Press release

Nicholas Riemer wins top prize in the SAICA Top-35-under-35 CA(SA) Competition

Johannesburg, Friday, 26 November 2021 – Nicholas Riemer has been announced as the overall winner of the coveted 2021 Top 35-under-35 chartered accountants [CA(SA)] award.

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