Warren Foster

Guest Author

Finally, the SA govt moves into action

It took them a while to wake up and stop arguing about whose fault it was, but almost three weeks after xenophobic attacks against foreign nationals began, authorities in the worst-affected provinces have moved into action. Reintegration is the new game plan of the national government, Gauteng and the Western Cape.

Zim: Slips of free speech

On a wall outside a crumbling school in rural Gokwe, central Zimbabwe, a battle is being fought. A youth is pasting a Morgan Tsvangirai poster over graffiti, written in bright orange paint, proclaiming: "Good morning Makoni." A few years ago, this would have been a job done under cover of darkness, and hurriedly.

How to get ahead in business

Three groundbreaking studies by organisations such as the United Nations Global Compact and Goldman Sachs presented this year at the Global Compact Leaders Summit show that an increasing number of business leaders see corporate responsibility as a way to compete successfully and to build trust with stakeholders -- and that sustainability front-runners in a range of industries can generate higher stock prices.

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Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

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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

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

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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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