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How religious will the world be in the future? Here’s what the data says.

Far from the world becoming secular, there will be almost six billion Christian and Muslim believers by 2050, according to a series of reports.

[Archives] Is the student uprising of 2015 a harbinger of revolution?

Protests against colonialism and fees made an impact, but it’s too soon to judge SA’s rise or fall.

As one, in a world apart

A trio of Israeli films being shown around South Africa, explore the often invisible ­Palestinian and Israeli victims of armed conflict.

Are whites really being killed ‘like flies’?

Comments on SA's murder rate and the quality of life of white South Africans have been grossly exaggerated. Nechama Brodie tells us why.

Revisiting childhood means no mean feet

There are no cheap frills on Nic Haralambous's eye-catching men's socks.

Bitter bites the hand that feeds

It’s been five years since their last appearance, but Konradski and Joe Dog are back: older, a little more jaded – and with fewer penises.

Unlocking silver’s magic with bold new designs

Fortunate Moyo --- bartender, part-time musician and full-time jewellery apprentice at Keith White Designs --- does "a lot of creative work".

Best in show

Nechama Brodie picks 10 of the most interesting items on display at this year's FoodWineDesign Fair, which takes place in Jo'burg this weekend.

Street of a past that foretold a future

Rockey Street was a beachhead of the new South Africa in the late Eighties and the Nineties, but it has seen a lot of changes since those heady days.

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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

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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