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Abandoned by their employers, Ethiopian domestic workers are left stranded in Beirut

Kicked out of Lebanese homes and denied entry into the Ethiopian consulate, Beirut’s Ethiopian house helpers are being abandoned on the streets

Japan urges Ghosn to return as fugitive tycoon defends escape

Ghosn made his first public appearance since his audacious December escape at a combative press conference in Beirut on Wednesday

Seven Ethiopians die in Lebanon while their consulate abandons them

The steady stream of coffins being shipped from Lebanon to Ethiopia, won’t be slowing any time soon

Pushed by poverty, desperate Lebanese youth flee

Their migration on a "road of death" is fuelled by endemic corruption, political dysfunction, unemployment and poverty.

In Beirut, fear and anger don’t stop life going on

South Beirut has endured a series of suicide bombings over the past two years in response to Hezbollah’s forceful intervention in Syria.

Beirut, a haven of hope and diversity

For filmmaker Mai Masri, the crumbling city of ­Beirut, with its tortured past, is brimming with culture that continues to inspire artists.

Lebanon’s future on shaky ground

Sectarian fault lines have intensified the political uncertainty and will decide the country's fate. Jeremy Bowen reports.

Syrian uprising: Why it matters

The uprising in Syria is swiftly transforming into a civil war that could lay waste to the country and the fallout is bleeding outside its borders.

Natural gas could lead to new Lebanon-Israel war

The discovery of gas reserves under the eastern Mediterranean could mean a huge windfall for Israel and Lebanon, if it doesn't spark a new war.

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Basic income grant on the cards as Covid-19 threat intensifies

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Taxis and Covid-19: ‘The ideal doesn’t exist’

After months of complaining about the regulations imposed on the industry, taxi owners have been given a lifeline

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

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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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