OPINIONISTA: Counting the cost: The dismal pass and admission rates of black chartered accountancy candidates

Out of 47,889 registered chartered accountants in South Africa, as few as 7,094 are black African and 32,418 are white. As few as 24% of black Assessment of Professional Competence candidates passed the 2020 exam. This is 30% lower than other racial groups combined. There are ample reasons for this, not the least of which is our disjointed basic education structure....

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Published By: dailymaverick - Monday, 3 May