Claire Rosemberg

Claire Rosemberg works from Paris, Ile-de-France. AFP journalist coordinating Africa copy in Paris. Previously Brussels, Senegal. Views here my own. Links, RTs not endorsements. Also tweeting @AFPAfrica Claire Rosemberg has over 362 followers on Twitter.

CAR crisis casts shadow on EU-Africa summmit

As African and European leaders head to Brussels for the EU-Africa summit, conflict and jihadist turmoil fears in the CAR are set to dominate talks.

EU set to ease Zimbabwe sanctions

EU nations have been working on a deal to reward Harare by lifting some of the bloc's punishing sanctions against members of the regime.

Eurozone panics as debt crisis threatens to spread

Europe's debt crisis threatens to spill over to Italy, Spain and beyond, throwing up a fresh challenge for EU finance gathered to solve the Greek fix.

EU, Japan agree to work towards mega free trade deal

The European Union and Japan agreed to start talks towards a multi-billion-euro free trade deallinking the world's third biggest economy to the globe'

West tightens screws on Gaddafi

Western powers tightened the screws on Muammar Gaddafi on Thursday, reaching out to his opponents and warning time is running out.

Africa, EU on summit collision course

Africa squared up to fight for a better economic deal with the EU on Monday as Libya's Moammar Gadaffi opened a summit in Tripoli.

Sudan boycotts EU-Africa summit over Bashir row

Sudan announced it would boycott the African-European Union summit in Libya to "avoid embarrassment to Libya".

Europe gives France ultimatum in Roma row

Europe slapped down France on Wednesday over its controversial expulsion of Roma Gypsies, threatening legal action.

Tsunami alert rattles quake-hit Chile

A tsunami alert sent terrified Chileans running for higher ground on Wednesday, while a surge of troops finally brought order to Concepción.

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Full-time Johannesburg-based CEO required for HI HOPES

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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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