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Mike Smith is the AFP news editor for Israel and the Palestinian Territories and author of Boko Haram: Inside Nigeria's Unholy War.

Angered by police killing, Ethiopian-Israelis demand change

Solomon Teka's death has been a deeply personal tragedy for his family, but for the wider Ethiopian-Israeli community, he has become a symbol as well

Netanyahu on path for victory in Israeli election

Netanyahu sought to portray himself as Israel's essential statesman in the run-up to the vote and highlighted his bond with US President Donald Trump

Netanyahu, Gantz make final pitches before Israeli vote

Ahead of Tuesday's vote, opinion polls are giving Netanyahu's Likud and Gantz's Blue and White a similar number of seats in the 120-seat parliament

In close election, Netanyahu relies on ‘us versus them’

As Israel approaches an April 9 general election, Netanyahu is again resorting to right-wing populism

Netanyahu takes aim at graft probes ahead of Israel polls

A prime minister is not legally required to resign if charged — only after convicted with appeals exhausted

Israel police recommend indicting Netanyahu in third graft probe

Police said there was evidence to charge Netanyahu with bribery, fraud, breach of trust and unlawful acceptance.

Merkel, Netanyahu seek to brush past differences for Israel talks

German Chancellor Angela Merkel holds talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday as they seek to publicly brush past

Netanyahu rejects calls to resign after police seek indictment

The Prime Minister has been suspected of bribery, fraud and breach of public trust.

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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

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

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