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Notre-Dame blaze a symbol of the transience of ‘civilisation’

The image of the iconic church on fire interrupted the French nation’s link to its heritage and history

Wupperthal fire: Police investigating arson case after fire ravaged historic town

The small Cederberg town saw its Moravian Mission Station, clinic and town hall destroyed over the weekend.

Alex fire leaves scores destitute as they work on rebuilding

Approximately 500 shacks were reduced to ash on Thursday in what residents say began as an altercation involving someone living at the settlement

#AlexFire: ‘The mothers were very involved in their children’s lives’ – teacher

The teacher of one of the four children that died in a fire in Alexandra says the mothers loved their children and that should not be forgotten

Parents neglect kids to care for themselves

The four children who died on Sunday after a fire burnt down their home are being remembered by the community and their schools in Alexandra

Editorial: From the embers of fire, stoke hope

It is the likes of emergency services —the firemen and the paramedics —who bear the brunt for shortfalls in the public purse

#JoburgFire: Neighbouring buildings asked to evaluate

The fire began burning again on Thursday, and the City of Johannesburg has called for reinforcements

#JoburgFire: ‘This is what we warned would happen’ – unions

The fire comes after the unions were told just last Friday that the department would not be moving offices despite their complaints about safety

How to survive your Kuga

It’s not funny for the owners who want to ditch a vehicle on which they still owe money.

Firefighters grounded in risky season

Fire season is upon Mpumalanga and its forestry industry, but several key firefighting aircraft remain grounded.

‘Massive’ fire at Kenya’s Nairobi international airport

A serious fire at one of East Africa's most vital transport hubs, Kenya's Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, has caused significant damage.

Relatives plead for answers after 120 killed in China fire tragedy

Relatives of workers killed in a fire at a Chinese slaughterhouse have blocked traffic and scuffled with police, demanding answers to the disaster.

Fire guts historic Holy Family College hall

A fire has ripped through Holy Family College's hall, destroying the decades-old building and four class rooms.

Khayelitsha to be revamped after New Year’s fire

Khayelitsha's BM section, ravaged by fire on New Year's day, will be upgraded, the City of Cape Town has said.

Overstrand fire blazes through fynbos

Two-thousand hectares of fynbos have been burnt as fires continue to rage in the Overstrand area.

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Unions cry foul over SABC dismissal costs and retrenchments

Broadcaster bodies say claims that a recent skills audit is unrelated to retrenchments are ‘irrational’

Finance probe into the Ingonyama Trust Board goes ahead

The threat of legal action from ITB chairperson Jerome Ngwenya fails to halt forensic audit ordered by the land reform minister

Fake trafficking news targets migrants

Exaggerated reports on social media of human trafficking syndicates snatching people in broad daylight legitimate xenophobia while deflecting from the real problems in society

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Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

Mental Health

During the pandemic there's been a dramatic increase in depression, anxiety and suicides, according to some of the surveys done

Expert financial advice still recommended – especially in uncertain times

A financial advisor is an expert who will help you to protect your wealth and make a realistic plan when unexpected events threaten your wellbeing

What is a virtual card, and how does it work?

A virtual card lets you pay online without ever having to take your card from your wallet or exposing your actual account information

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