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25 Years after Beijing: Changing the script about women’s leadership

Women in Africa should not be viewed as having ‘special negotiating skills’. Instead, we should motivate for more women in leadership positions because of their equality as citizens

France won’t bar but may restrict Huawei in 5G network

There has been intense debate in Europe about whether or not to exclude Huawei from supplying equipment for 5G mobile networks

Southern African countries ‘struggling’ to protect human rights, says HRW

Rights group calls for South Africa to show stronger leadership

‘Braves’ on the frontlines of Hong Kong’s protests

A culture has built up around Hong Kong's "braves" who are hailed by supporters as heroes and reviled by their opponents as nihilists

Huawei denies US allegations of technology theft

Washington fears that Huawei will provide Beijing with a way to spy on communications from the countries that use its products and services

Money, muscle, media: how China has handled Hong Kong protests

Beijing has tried to contain the protests so far. Here are the tactics it has used

From silence to ‘terrorism’: Beijing’s evolving rhetoric on Hong Kong

As tensions between demonstrators and Hong Kong authorities intensify so has the messaging from the central Chinese government

Hong Kong’s summer of rage now a war of attrition

What began as a mass display of focused opposition to a planned extradition bill has evolved into something deeper, wider and far angrier.

Telegram hit by cyber-attack, CEO points to HK protests, China

Many protesters in the city have used Telegram to evade electronic surveillance and coordinate their demonstrations

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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

Back in time to meals on wheels

Cape Town’s oldest roadhouse is hoping to make a comeback during the coronavirus lockdown. Nostalgia is the biggest seller

People’s behaviour stoking Gauteng pandemic

The active case count of Gauteng surpasses that of whole countries. Workers at clinics report a ‘concerning’ relaxation of basic health protocols

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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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