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Springboks’ winning streak at risk in Brisbane

If history is the best guide, South Africa's nine-match victory streak will end in Australia on Saturday.

Day two of Brisbane test washed out

Rain has washed out the second day of the first test between Australia and South Africa at the Gabba ground in Brisbane.

Shane Watson suffers injury scare ahead of SA test

Shane Watson has become Australia's latest injury scare ahead of a test against SA after pulling up with a sore calf during a Sheffield Shield clash.

Australia: Cost of floods to top other disasters

Floods devastating huge areas of Australia's eastern seaboard look set to be the costliest natural disaster ever.

‘Unbearable agony’ in flood-ravaged Brisbane

Australia's third-largest city, Brisbane, was turned into a "war zone" on Thursday with whole suburbs under water.

Brisbane besieged by once-in-a-century floods

Australia's third-biggest city, Brisbane, was besieged on Wednesday by once-in-a-century floods.

Flash floods hit Brisbane

Residents in Australia's third largest city, Brisbane, sandbagged their homes against rising waters on Monday as torrential rain worsened floods.

Australia sink Boks 30-13 in Brisbane

Australia left South Africa's Tri-Nations title defence in tatters with a 30-13 win over the ill-disciplined Springboks on Saturday.

Croc Hunter’s memorial won’t turn into circus

Australian daredevil naturalist Steve Irwin's public memorial this week will not degenerate into a circus, the late crocodile hunter's manager vowed on Monday. About 5 500 guests, including around 3 000 members of the public and VIPs led by Australian Prime Minister John Howard, will attend the final farewell.

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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

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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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