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Ramaphosa ‘perfect’ for ANC in Australia

The party's deputy has the best credentials to expand its global reach, but SA expatriates may well be indifferent.

ANC packs for Perth

The ANC is mulling establishing a branch in Perth to woo potential voters, a media report said on Sunday.

Illness scare for top Aussie batsman

Australian top order batsman Shaun Marsh was unable to fulfill a media engagement ahead of the third Test against India in Perth because of illness.

Injured Ponting hopes to be fit for Melbourne

Australia skipper Ricky Ponting hopes to fit to play in the fourt Ashes Test match in Melbourne despite fracturing a finger.

Australia’s big guns fail again

Australia might be back in the Ashes after superb bowling by Mitchell Johnson, but they have shown little to ease concerns about their top order.

Barmaid fined for crushing cans with bare breasts

An Australian barmaid who entertained patrons by crushing beer cans between her bare breasts and hanging spoons off her nipples has been fined, police said on Wednesday. Luana De Faveri (31) was fined Aus$1 000 in the Mandurah Magistrate's Court in Western Australia after pleading guilty to two breaches of the Liquor Control Act.

Cyclone devastates Australian coast

At least two people were killed on Friday when a cyclone slammed into Australia's north-west coast, paralysing mining operations and leaving a trail of destruction in its wake. Authorities feared category-four Cyclone George had also claimed a third life and caused numerous serious injuries, but said they were struggling to reach remote communities lashed by winds of 275km/h.

Australia braces for second super cyclone in two weeks

Australia braced for the second powerful cyclone to strike in two weeks as a major storm bore down on the country's mineral-rich west coast, forcing a halt to some mining and oil drilling operations in the region. Cyclone Glenda was upgraded to the highest category-five tropical storm overnight but later weakened slightly to a category-four.

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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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