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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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Making a difference in the economy and society

“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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IAS receives SAICA accreditation to deliver an APC Professional Programme

Johannesburg, Monday, 30 January 2023 – The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) is pleased to announce the accreditation of the Institute of Accounting Sciences’ (IAS) Integrated Learning Professional Course (ILPC), effective January 2023.

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Generative AI: a game changer for people, business and government

Johannesburg, Monday, 23 January 2023 - Using OpenAI’s ChatGPT, the response below was generated following the prompt Write the opening paragraph for a media release about how transformative generative AI can be for business and government.

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2 Dec 2022
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Reporting on the impact of climate change under the spotlight at COP 27

During COP 26, the world witnessed the launch of the global sustainability standard-setter, the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB). To meet the demand from international stakeholders, the objective of the ISSB is to provide sustainability-related information that will enable investors to make better economic and investment decisions.

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