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Inequality manifests in stimulus

Structural forces mean emerging economies can’t offer the necessary Covid-19 fiscal-relief packages

The pandemic creates ideal conditions for the rise of populism

The state of politics and geopolitics has been exacerbated, rather than stabilised, by the coronavirus crisis

Austria’s Sebastian Kurz: from ‘whizz-kid’ politician to deposed leader

Kurz becomes the country's shortest-serving chancellor, as well as the first in Austria's post-war history to be removed in a no-confidence vote

Austria’s Sebastian Kurz, the world’s youngest leader in waiting

"Whizz-kid" is one of the monikers given to Austrian conservative Sebastian Kurz, who is set to become the world's youngest leader at just 31.

Muslims caught in Austrian election crossfire

Major political parties in Austria are openly endorsing anti-Islam messages in their campaigns ahead of the country's elections next month

Austria’s president denies searching Morales’s plane for Snowden

Austrian officials did not search Bolivia's presidential jet for Edward Snowden, says Austria's President Heinz Fischer.

Headstone of Hitler’s parents to be removed

A relative of Adolf Hitler's has asked for the removal of the tombstone marking his parents' grave.

SA e-tolling sends R1.2bn into Austrian coffers

An Austrian company that won the bid to build and operate Gauteng's e-tolling system has made R1.2-billion from its SA operations in a single year.

The hills are alive with the sound of sexist music

Lyrics to Austria's 'sexist' anthem should be changed, leftist MPs say. But on this, the centre may favour the far right, which has dug in its heels.

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Lockdown set to move to level three countrywide from June 1

President Cyril Ramaphosa notes that the behaviour of citizens during level 3 will determine the fate of the nation

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Covid-19 and Frontline Workers

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PPS webinar Part 2: Small business, big risk

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Call for applications for the position of GCRO executive director

The Gauteng City-Region Observatory is seeking to appoint a high-calibre researcher and manager to be the executive director and to lead it

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Itec Evolve installed the screening device within a few days to help the driver behaviour company become compliant with health and safety regulations

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