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Lions make history against Stormers

The Lions have beaten the Stormers 34-10 for their first victory against the coastal side since the Cats franchise dissolved before the 2006 season.

All Blacks secure victory over arch rivals Springboks

Securing a 38-27 win, New Zealand retains the Rugby Championship title in their game at Ellis Park on Saturday evening.

Bulls mauled in Currie Cup action

The Golden Lions have secured their second victory over the Blue Bulls at Loftus Versfeld with an emphatic 62-23 triumph in Currie Cup action.

Mantashe says Meyer’s ‘not keen’ to play deserving black Boks

Gwede Mantashe says the black players Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer has are good enough to play internationally and should be selected for the team.

Le Clos: SA’s sports star of the year

Olympic gold medallist Chad le Clos has been crowned sports star of the year at the South African Sports Awards.

Meyer praises Argentina’s defensive efforts

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer says Argentina's defence withheld his side from landing a decisive knockout blow in their Rugby Championship match.

SA’s Nhlapo out of Olympic BMX quarterfinals

South Africa's Sifiso Nhlapo has failed to make it through to the quarterfinals of the BMX racing event at the London Olympic Games.

Viljoen hoping to reach 70m javelin mark

South Africa's javelin queen Sunette Viljoen believes she is ready to unleash a 70-metre throw at the London Olympics.

Mokoena sets hopes on Rio Olympics

Long jumper Khotso Mokoena believes he can bag an elusive Olympic gold medal at the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro.

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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

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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

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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