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Trump hits out at May after leak of damning cables

London has been scrambling to stem the damage caused by the weekend release of confidential telegrams

Trump launches 2020 bid with vow to ‘keep America great’

The US president launched his campaign for the 2020 elections

Trump celebrates a year of his presidency with a government shutdown

US lawmakers have launched a last-ditch bid to end the budget stalemate and prevent a government shutdown

Trump to lay out ‘America First’ security strategy

The US leader, who has dismantled the legacy of Barack Obama, will unveil what is being billed as a comprehensive vision

Trump hails ‘great relationship’ with self-proclaimed killer Duterte

Duterte last year declared the Philippines' "separation" from the United States.

At climate talks, it’s America alone more than America first

Donald Trump has vowed to exit the Paris Climate accord, just not yet, leaving US policy in limbo for the next three years.

Russia, Ukraine agree on ‘permanent ceasefire’

Ukraine's president has announced a ceasefire agreement with Russia, shortly before Nato's deadline for a decision on involvement in the region.

Guarded optimism as at climate talks

The world's climate negotiators worked into early Friday morning amid guarded hopes of making progress.

SA revolts against high phone charges

South African telephone subscribers, enraged by high rates charged by fixed-line provider Telkom, are turning on the government and on Telkom. Analysts attack Telkom regularly, complaining of high charges, especially for access to the internet, and warn that this could obstruct South Africa from achieving targeted annual growth of 6% from 2010.

Botswana’s Bushmen want their share of tourism dollars

San Bushmen living in the new settlement of New Xade outside the Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR) say they feel cut off from their homeland and from the tourism dollars flowing to one of Botswana's top destinations. About 2 000 Bushmen have resettled in New Xade, set up in 1997 west of the reserve, living in wooden huts and small houses.

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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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