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China’s plastic demand is rising with the ban on foreign rubbish

China plans to ban waste-plastic imports by the end of this year, curbing domestic plastic recycling.

Kenya’s Odinga defies pressure to concede defeat

Opposition leader calls for national strike on Tuesday

Zambia to drop treason charges against Hichilema

Main opposition leader to be freed from prison on Monday after negotiations

Abducted prince of Mandela’s clan found unharmed

Motive for abduction of brother of jailed King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo remains unclear.

Emmanuel Macron wins French presidency

Macron shows no sign of wishing to change traditional alliances nor re-shape its military and peace-keeping roles in the Middle East and Africa.

Ramaphosa backs graft probe of Zuma’s government

Deputy President "supports that there should be a judicial commission of inquiry".

Trump’s controversial immigration order restricted by several judges

Executive order restricting immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries dismissed in at least four states.

Zuma says deputy presidency no guarantee for stepping up

The ANC is not bound by tradition to elect its deputy as leader, President Jacob Zuma said in an interview broadcast on Sunday.

​Libya, Nigeria may scupper oil price plan

Should Libya hit the target of 900 000 barrels a day, it would replace about one-third of the supplies being cut by other Opec nations.

Tentative ceasefire in Mozambique

The leader of Renamo has extended the truce between it and the ruling party by two months.

Elgar century leads Proteas fightback

Dean Elgar's century and a quickfire 68 from Quinton de Kock lifted SA to 297 for six on the opening day of the second test against Sri Lanka.

Ex-Guantanamo detainee denied entry to South Africa

Former Guantanamo prisoner Jihad Diyab, relocated in Uruguay, is looking for another country to live in.

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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

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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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