Poland

Poland scraps taxes for young adults to curb emigration

The tax break, which came into effect on August 1, could benefit around two million youths in the country

COP24: Nations agree on global climate pact rules after impasse

Nearly 200 countries overcame divisions, producing 156-page rule book for implementing the landmark 2015 Paris Agreement

Climate talks must be rescued from failure, warns UN chief

The two-week talks are tasked with breathing life into the 2015 Paris Agreement, which vows to cap global warming at 'well under' two degrees Celsius

Brussels climate march marks COP24 start

Organisers said the event was the biggest climate march ever in Belgium, with 65 000 protesters braving steady drizzle, according to police

Poland risks controversy on independence centenary

Chaos engulfed plans for the state military parade in Warsaw just days ahead of the centenary

Poland to amend controversial Holocaust law

The amendment is designed to remove fines or criminal penalties for anyone found guilty of ascribing Nazi crimes to the Polish state

Poland consigns communist-era monuments to dustbin of history

The country's governing rightwing party is bent on removing all vestiges of the communist system as part of a series of controversial reforms

Poland illegally logged in ancient forest — EU

The country's rightwing government broke the law by logging in one of Europe's last primeval forests setting up a clash between Brussels and Warsaw.

Poland’s president signs controversial Holocaust bill into law

The law sets fines or a maximum three-year jail term for anyone who describes Nazi German death camps like Auschwitz-Birkenau as being Polish

Where West Africa’s hopes go to die

Europe is a powerful magnet but for many would-be Drogbas it’s a frustrating trap.

Namibia botches extradition

A series of missteps by justice officials have damaged the country's relations with Poland.

Poland’s Krakówing literary scene

No city could be more eminently qualified for the title of Unesco City of Literature.

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Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Lockdown heroes feed hungry kids

Feeding schemes inundated with requests to assist during Covid-19 lockdown

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New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders