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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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Latest from SAICA

30 Jun 2022
Press release

CA(SA) appointed to global body to advise on the application of the accounting standard for SMEs

29 June 2022 - The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) congratulates Blaise Colyvas CA(SA), for his appointment to the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) Small Medium Enterprise Implementation Group (SMEIG) with effect from 1 July 2022.

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28 Jun 2022
Press release

Free State matrics use school holidays to knuckle down for success

Bloemfontein, 28 June 2022 – This school holiday, 200 grade 12 learners will attend the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants’ (SAICA) Free State Development Camp to harness their academic potential and produce the quality pass rates needed to study degrees leading towards South Africa’s much needed professions of high demand.

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28 Jun 2022
Press release

73-year-old accountant to take on the Amazon river to fight climate change

At 73 years of age, an accounting professor at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa, Kurt Sartorius, will set out on an expedition that nearly broke him 50 years ago to raise awareness on climate change.

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