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COP19: NGO delegates walk out of Warsaw climate talks in protest

The second-last day of the global climate change conference in Poland has seen 800 delegates walk out of the talks over a lack of progress.

2013 to be seventh hottest year

2013 is set to continue the trend of all the warmest years on record occuring after 1998, making it the seventh hottest year in recorded history.

Typhoon Hayian: A rallying call for climate change

Taking the devastation wrought on their country as a warning, the Philippine delegation at COP19 has called for urgent progress on climate change.

SA’s response to climate change

An effective response to climate change depends on measures as comprehensive as the causes of what has been accepted as a global threat to life.

SA to demand fairness at COP19

Climate Change Conference expected to determine the parameters of the global response to climate change beyond 2020.

Scenarios guide decisions

LTASs will help to inform key decisions on future development and adaptation planning.

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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

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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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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

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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