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Democracy and charisma: A dangerous liaison

In India and the Philippines, strongmen have consolidated immense power through democratic means. How do we explain this?

The end of Gandhi’s India

The current dispensation is becoming a majoritarian Hindu state as Narendra Modi promotes hatred and intolerance of Muslims and minorities

Terrorism used as excuse to suppress Kashmir

Within India, the Bharatiya Janata Party government is stoking Islamophobia by using religion as an instrument of identity politics

Orange is the new grey for Bangladeshi beards

Facial hair of sunset tones is now the go-to look for older men wanting to take off the years, with an array of henna options available

Easter blasts at Sri Lanka hotels and churches kill at least 207

The attacks were the worst act of violence to hit the country in the decade since the end of a bloody civil war that killed up to 100 000 people

NZ begins releasing bodies to families in Christchurch mosque attack

The bodies of the first six victims have been released by the coroner to their families, while Prime Minister Ardern labels the gunman a 'terrorist'

40 dead in New Zealand mosque shootings

40 people have been killed by an Australian extremist at two mosque shootings in New Zealand's South Island city of Christchurch

Mozambique’s mysterious insurgency

Armed militants are burning villages and beheading civilians in northern Mozambique — and no one knows who they are, or what they want

Auction group cancels sale of historic burial land in Bo-Kaap

'If those developers start digging, they’re going to find the remains of our ancestors,” says Igsaan Higgins, who argued against the sale'

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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

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

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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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