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News Corporation net profit down 21%

The lack of a new blockbuster hit like 2009's <em>Avatar</em> helped push third-quarter profits down 21%. News Corporation said on Wednesday.

Avatar plumbs new depths

Only once before has anyone made the descent into the Mariana trench, the deepest point on Earth. Now James Cameron wants to repeat that journey.

Avatar director joins fight to halt giant dam

<i>Avatar</i>'s stars and director James Cameron are supporting the Xingu people who say a giant hydroelectric project will wreck their way of life.

Movie milestone Avatar eyes Oscars gold

Win or lose at the Oscars this weekend, <i>Avatar</i> is already assured of its place in Hollywood history.

Film technology to shine at Academy Awards

No matter which film wins the Oscar for visual effects at next month's Academy Awards ceremony, software savants at Autodesk will be taking a bow.

Kathryn vs James, Iraq vs Pandora

Connoisseurs of power, gossip, reputation and behaviour must surely be relishing the extraordinary face-off at this year's Oscar ceremony.

Man dies after watching Avatar

A Taiwanese man with a history of high blood pressure has died of a stroke likely triggered by over-excitement from watching <i>Avatar</i> in 3D.

Mawkish, maybe. But Avatar is a profound, important film

Cameron's blockbuster offers a chilling metaphor for European butchery of the Americas. No wonder the US right hates it.

Avatar brings home the goods in SA

The South African release of <i>Avatar</i> grossed R20,7-million in its first 19 days, according to Nu Metro national sales manager Rory Tyson.

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Mask rules are not meant to ‘criminalise’ the public

Shop owners and taxi drivers can now refuse entry to people who defy mandatory mask-wearing regulations

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 on risk-adjusted strategy to manage Covid-19

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

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Yvonne Chetty: a passion for an efficient public sector and mentoring

'Being affiliated to a professional body such as SAICA makes providing expert guidance and support to my colleagues that much easier'

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

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