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Chilcot report: Tony Blair’s government accused of using bogus evidence to launch 2003 Iraq invasion

The UK government's infamous "sexed-up" September dossier on Iraq's threat made the claim Iraq was producing biological and chemical weapons.

Gordon Brown: Poor education will thwart Africa’s dreams

A failure to prioritise education is hobbling poor nations' development, says former UK PM Gordon Brown -- and Africa faces the biggest challenge.

UK press attack Blair for reopening party wounds

Ex-premier Tony Blair's memoirs are a good read but they risk reopening old wounds in his Labour party, British newspapers said on Thursday.

Where now for UK’s Brown in political afterlife?

Gordon Brown faces the challenge of carving a role for himself after bowing out as British prime minister.

Cameron vows ‘new politics’ at launch of UK coalition

Britain's new premier, David Cameron, has vowed a "seismic shift" in how the country is governed.

Cameron leads Britain into new era

David Cameron's Conservatives and the smaller Liberal Democrat party have agreed to form Britain's first coalition government since 1945.

UK’s two big parties court Lib Dems as Brown quits

Liberal Democrats still courted by major British parties as Gordon Brown announces he will step aside to try to keep his Labour Party in power.

Pressure grows for UK power-sharing deal

UK opposition parties are under growing pressure to agree to a power-sharing deal, days after an election left the country politically deadlocked.

Cameron, Clegg hold post-vote talks

The leaders of Britain's Conservatives and Liberal Democrats met for over an hour of talks on Saturday aimed at resolving the election stalemate.

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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

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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

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Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

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Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

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