Paul Schemm

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Tunisia garners praise for new Constitution

Global leaders attended the ceremony to formally adopt Tunisia's new Constitution as international lenders released funds to the now stable country.

Al-Qaeda gather strength in the desert after Mali defeat

Al-Qaeda's North African branch has established a haven in western Libya after they were driven out of northern Mali a year ago.

Deep Read: Another fright for Tunisia

In Tunisia, the transition from dictatorship to democracy has been smoother than neighbouring countries, but an unexpected threat has emerged.

Frontlines hard to find in Libya’s struggle

Just 100km from Gaddafi's hometown, something didn't feel right. There were no signs of the rebel army, and we were getting close to where government

Bodies at Iraq desert crime scene have story to tell

Draped in the traditional jackets and robes of southern Iraq, the skeletons lie in a grim tableau at the bottom of the sandy ditch, their jaws open and blindfolds of tattered Arab scarves tied around their empty eye sockets. "I believe they were shot here," said Michael Trimble, head of the mass graves unit for the Regime Crimes Liaison Office in Iraq.

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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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