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Fake weddings: More fun than the real thing

Guests get all of the fun of a big party with none of the commitment.

Argentina’s President is cancer-free, after all

Argentina's President has been found not to have cancer after all, in a reversal as dramatic as the diagnosis that resulted in removal of her thyroid.

An afternoon in Argentina

Not even a run-in with muggers could distract <b>Anelde Greeff</b> from Buenos Aires's colourful cuisine.

Legendary Buenos Aires cafe to make way for Nike shop

Thousands have signed a petition against opening of Nike branch on the site of Cafe Richmond, once frequented by Graham Jorge Luis Greene and Borges.

City of spit and polish

Welcome to friendly Buenos Aires -- but remember to keep your distance and watch your step.

Tango lovers, gay tourists drive boom in Buenos Aires

It wasn't that long ago that the air in Buenos Aires was heavy with anguish prompted by a collapsing national economy. Now it seems the breeze is filled with the tunes of tango and men's cologne. The Argentinian capital is riding high on a tourist boom -- one that relies in part on two new kinds of visitors: tango students and gay people.

Rocker’s past catches up with him

Argentine rocker Andres Calamaro was charged on Monday for saying he would like to smoke marijuana -- more than 10 years ago. "I feel so good that I could smoke a joint," Calamaro told a crowd of 100&nbsp;000 fans on November 19 1994 in La Plata, 50km south of Buenos Aires.

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Accounting for sustainability: A South African case study

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Debt management amid Covid-19 and beyond

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NSTF-South32 Awards

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The benefits of being a GEMS member

The scheme offers comprehensive and affordable healthcare options to all public service employees and greater access to better healthcare

The evolution of South Africa’s savings culture

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Tobacco producers welcome new research confirming that cigarette ban has failed

Every day that goes by shows the importance of getting rid of this ban and going back to producing and selling cigarettes as we were before

Cost increases sharing of cigarettes

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