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Cameroon, title-holders Spain out of World Cup

Africa has lost one of its five representative countries in the World Cup, while the champions were humiliated by a shock defeat by Chile.

Venezuelans flood streets for another Chavez coffin parade

Venezuelans have taken to the streets at a funeral parade for Hugo Chavez amid protests that the government was exploiting his death to win election.

Venezuela’s election race begins with scathing attacks

Presidential candidates Nicolas Maduro and Henrique Capriles have begun Venezuela's election race with critical personal attacks.

‘Laughing’ Chavez dishes out orders from Cuba

Six weeks after his disappearance from the public eye for surgery, Venezuela's Hugo Chavez is joking and giving instructions again, says an official.

Ailing Chavez’s swearing-in could be postponed

Hugo Chavez's swearing-in for a new six-year term can be postponed if he is unable to attend due to his battle to recover from cancer surgery.

Chavez battle with cancer dominates Venezuelan state elections

State elections will determine opposition leader Capriles's future ahead of possible new presidential vote if Hugo Chavez is incapacitated by cancer.

Venezuela’s Chavez re-elected

Venezuela's socialist leader Hugo Chavez has comfortably won re-election, quashing the opposition's best chance at unseating him in 14 years.

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Full-time Johannesburg-based CEO required for HI HOPES

An entrepreneurial, business-minded, impact-driven individual is sought to lead the organisation as it looks to scale and grow

Balwin properties and Absa launch South Africa’s first green home loan

Balwin Properties’ Edge registration of over 16 000 units was a global first, covering more homes than any single property developer in the world to date

Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

SAICA makes ongoing efforts to encourage the professionalisation of financial offices in private and public sector organisations

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

Cheque value bundles – real value

Most people do not pay much attention to what bank account they have and whether or not it is suited to their daily realities

Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

In addition to the cash benefits, you will receive special offers and exclusive deals from selected Absa Rewards partners

Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector

Eleven ways to protect yourself against fraud

While financial services firms work continuously to improve security, fraudsters are always devising new plans to circumvent the latest safety measures

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