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Rapper Psy brings Gangnam Style horseplay to United Nations

Ban Ki-moon showed off his dance skills when he was visited at the United Nations by Psy, the rapper behind Gangnam Style.

The lion of Essex ‘most likely a dog’

A rhino curator consulted by Essex police over the sighting of a big cat near Clacton says images taken by holidaymakers were inconclusive.

Rowan Williams issues warning ahead of women bishops vote

The Archbishop of Canterbury says frustration at disagreements over women bishops in the Church of England could result in a "depressed church".

Greek public health policies ‘punish those most at risk’

The head of Medecins Sans Frontires in Greece has accused the Athens authorities of pursuing an incorrect and dangerous public-health strategy.

Invisible Children chief defends ‘thoughtful’ Kony 2012

The head of the charity behind a film about LRA leader Joseph Kony has released a new video hitting back at criticism over its strategy and spending.

‘Hibernating’ Swede survives two-month sub-zero car ordeal

Doctors say there's "something special" about a case where a man survived spending two months snowed in his car with sub-zero temperatures outside.

Mounting fuel crisis hits Sarkozy hard

Economy could be paralysed as supplies dry up and trucks come to a halt.

Hounding of the Roma

France's crackdown on its foreign Roma population, and their forced repatriation, has come under fire.

Reality show on a quest for Middle East peace

Most reality television shows keep their aspirations modest: good ratings, plenty of gossip and at least one participant who makes his or her way on t

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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

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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