Zeina Karam

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Islamic State behead British aid worker

Islamic State militants fighting in Iraq and Syria released a video on Saturday of the beheading of aid worker David Haines.

Syria agrees to Arab observer plan — in principle

Syria has agreed in principle to allow a contingent of Arab observers into the state to oversee the implementation of the Arab League peace plan.

Syria’s Kurdish leader’s death sparks anger

Over 50 000 mourners marched through the capital of Syria's Kurdish heartland after one of the country's most prominent opposition figure's killed.

Palestinians flee refugee camp in Syria

Palestinian refugees have fled a camp in the besieged Syrian city of Latakia after President Bashar al-Assad's forces shelled the city.

Press Releases

Grants for the production of Covid-19-relevant medical and pharmaceutical products: call for proposals

Winning innovative projects may be supported with a grant expected to range from €50 000 to to €200 000 depending on whether your initiative is for- or non-profit

WiMSA shines a light on the future of women in mining

Men in mining must begin to take it upon themselves to support the development of women in the industry

Department of Public Works and Infrastructure reveals second gender-based violence advocacy artwork

The men and boys of South Africa are important role players in this mission to ensure that women are respected, protected and treated equally

Empowering the voice of women in leadership to enable full participation in their roles in leadership and decision making

Sibanye-Stillwater has 13% female representation in its workforce and is actively working to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

Surviving the tobacco ban

Nicotine is given as the ‘likely’ reason for lower Covid-19 infection rates but authorities still stress the health risk of smoking

Smokers hold thumbs for cigarette ban to be lifted

SATTA is worried about the impact of the ban on its own members activities and how the ban is helping black marketeers to make millions of rands illegally

Covid-19: Outlook on the economy, politics and labour

Old Mutual had experts unpack the effects of the pandemic and provide practical tips on how to deal with the financial impact of job losses and salary cuts

Opt-in to Popia

All business owners should take note: there is a lot of work ahead to ensure compliance with the POPI Act that has just come into effect

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