Haris Zargar

Haris Zargar is a journalist from Indian-controlled Kashmir writing on the intersection of politics, conflict and human security. He has worked as a political correspondent based in New Delhi with degrees in Journalism and Development Studies. He is also a researcher looking at land reforms, social movements and armed insurgencies.

India and China border conflict intensifies

A frontier dispute between the two Asian giants turned deadly for the first time in 45 years. Observers argue the skirmish was exacerbated by Delhi’s annexation of Kashmir and Ladakh

Covid-19 deepens the crisis in war-torn Yemen

The coronavirus outbreak has left millions at the mercy of the country’s warring factions, which will not stop fighting, despite an escalating humanitarian emergency

Far right uses coronavirus to scapegoat refugees

Europe’s far-right nationalists are closing their borders and using Covid-19 as a guise to deport and deny entry to refugees and asylum seekers

Modi’s dangerous game in India

The Modi government’s ‘reign of terror’ is aimed at silencing Muslims into submission on the path to a nation ruled by a far right version of Hinduism

Healthcare system collapsing in Kashmir

With communication lines down, residents can’t call ambulances or schedule operations

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

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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

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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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