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Gerrans leads Tour de France, Evans sees teammates tumble

Team Orica-GreenEdge defended Simon Gerrans's yellow jersey while former champion Cadel Evans saw key teammates crash during the Tour de France.

Miami Heat take NBA win to the streets

Music boomed and confetti rained down as Miami's NBA team celebrated its second-consecutive championship with a parade through the downtown.

City signs Brazil’s Fernandinho for a reported £34m

Manchester City has signed Brazil midfielder Fernandinho from Ukrainian champions Shakhtar Donetsk.

Williams dumps SA out of Hopman Cup

Venus Williams gave her comeback hopes a boost with a win at the Hopman Cup in Perth on Sunday.

Goals for City, Arsenal as United win again

Goals rained down on Saturday, with Arsenal beating Newcastle 7-3 and Manchester City edging Norwich City 4-3 to keep pace with Manchester United.

Toyota agrees to $1.1bn settlement with US owners over recalls

Toyota has agreed to pay about $1.1-billion to settle a class action lawsuit launched by US vehicle owners affected by a series of mass recalls.

SA Blade Runner beats horse Maserati

Oscar Pistorius, the first disabled runner to compete in the Olympics, has beaten Arab horse Maserati in the "run like the wind" race.

SANDF: Mandela’s medics were not on board when plane crashed

The South African National Defence Force has denied claims that a military plane that crashed in the Drakensberg was carrying Madiba's medical team.

Vettel: The humble history-maker

Sebastian Vettel has joined the league of legends in Formula One's hall of fame after becoming the sport's youngest triple world champion.

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Ramaphosa asks all South Africans to help to avoid 50 000 Covid-19 deaths this year

Calling this ‘the gravest crisis in the history of our democracy’, the president said level three lockdown remains, but enforcement will be strengthened

Watch it again: Ramaphosa addresses the nation on risk-adjusted strategy to manage Covid-19 spread

The president's address comes after a number of meetings with Cabinet and the National Command Council

Court must declare Cape Town’s ‘inhuman’ demolitions, evictions illegal, says law centre

The city argues that it is not carrying out evictions, but is acting against land invasions

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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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