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Why international lotteries are popular in South Africa

The Lotter enables South Africans to enter the biggest lotteries across the world

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The world’s two largest lotteries are both on the rise

Will Davies pander, push or play the Lotto?

Questions are being raised about new lottery operator Ithuba as Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies decides how to respond to a court finding.

Villagers flock to take HIV tests

As a result of an NGO in the Eastern Cape using incentives to encourage people to check their status, HIV testing has tripled in four villages.

Lottery law tweak sparks abuse fears

Observers warn of corruption and inefficiency should state take over the operation of the lottery.

Cash-strapped Spaniards pin hopes on lottery

After another brutal year of economic hardship, Spaniards across the country are hoping for relief through the country's famed Christmas lottery.

Mega jackpot won: $640m prize goes to three winners

Three people have beaten the one-in-176-million chance to win their of "the world's largest jackpot” prize of $640-million in the US lottery.

World record $640m Mega Millions numbers drawn

Officials drew the numbers for a record jackpot of $640-million in the Mega Millions lottery on Friday night, but had yet to announce the winners.

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Ebrahim Patel MIA as the South African National Accreditation System battles its board

Trade and Industry Minister Ebrahim Patel has failed to intervene at the South African National Accreditation System since being made aware of alleged board inteference last November

Back in time to meals on wheels

Cape Town’s oldest roadhouse is hoping to make a comeback during the coronavirus lockdown. Nostalgia is the biggest seller

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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