Jan Hennop

AFP correspondent -- The Netherlands

Stolen Picasso unearthed by ‘Indiana Jones of art’

The theft of the Picasso, valued at around $7-million at the time, baffled French police

Dutch vote in ‘Rutte referendum’ after shooting

The ballot, in which 13 million people are eligible to vote, will be widely watched abroad as a bellwether for European Parliament elections in May

Dutch police arrest suspect after three shot dead on tram

Mosques and schools were closed across the Netherlands' fourth-largest city following the bloodshed

War crimes court to rule on release of Côte d’Ivoire ex-president

Laurent Gbagbo has spent seven years behind bars on charges of crimes against humanity

ICC ‘undeterred’ after US sanctions threat

​The International Criminal Court says its work will continue 'undeterred' after Washington threatened to prosecute its judges

US urges top UN court to stay out of Chagos islands row

London split off the remote islands from Mauritius in 1965, three years before Port Louis gained independence

‘Butcher of Bosnia’ found guilty of genocide

UN judges sentenced Ratko Mladic to life imprisonment after finding him guilty of war crimes in the brutal Balkans conflicts over two decades ago.

MH17 inquiry reportedly concludes plane shot down by Russian-made missile

An international inquiry has concluded that Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down by a Russian-made missile, a Dutch paper reported.

US blasts ICC war crimes probe of Israel as ‘tragic irony’

The US has criticised the ICC's preliminary probe into war crimes allegedly committed by Israel in Gaza as "counterproductive to the cause of peace".

Kenya: Arrest warrant issued for briber in Ruto ICC trial

The ICC has issued a warrant for a Kenyan who allegedly tried to bribe witnesses to drop their testimony against Deputy President William Ruto.

Kenya’s Ruto starts ICC trial with non-guilty plea

Kenya's Vice-President William Ruto has pleaded not guilty to charges against him at the opening of his trial at the International Criminal Court.

Soweto ready to welcome ‘fellow African’ Obama

Residents of Soweto are preparing to welcome US President Barack Obama as a "fellow African".

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SafetyWallet and First Aid Level 1

Basic First Aid is an industry standard and it is the basic requirement in working environments that employers need to have in place

Yvonne Chetty: a passion for an efficient public sector and mentoring

'Being affiliated to a professional body such as SAICA makes providing expert guidance and support to my colleagues that much easier'

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

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