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End the pandemic of violence against women activists

In countries such as Uganda, Zimbabwe and Egypt female champions are beaten up, sexually abused, jailed and even "disappeared"

No perks for Swedish MPs

Everyone, including the prime minister and judges, must live in conditions similar to voters

Little difference between politicians and journalists

'​The relationship between politicians and journalists is, or rather ought to be, adversarial'

Fact checking fibbing politicians works, study finds

Study finds voters from across the political spectrum would change their minds when presented with facts, and were turned off by persistent lies

You’d better believe politicians’  hot air

"What we are seeing in the West, as many commentators have observed, is a surge in ethnic nationalism."

School your politician or face the fallout

In most cases the politician becomes so obsessed with power and corruption, the only sane thing to do is chain them and spray them with cold water

Fascist symbols take the cake

Senior Italian politicians see nothing wrong with a birthday cake that celebrates WWII symbols.

EFF leader runs party affairs from his jail cell

The EFF confirmed that the party's legislature chief whip, Papiki Babuile, will remain in his position for now – despite sitting in jail for murder.

Politicians: The good, the bad and the pretty

Have you ever wondered what our politicians are really like? Just ask a reporter.

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Locally built ventilators ready in two weeks as Covid cases rise

The companies making the non-invasive devices, which will create jobs and are cheaper than other types, include car and diving manufacturers

Demolition of hope in Hangberg

The City of Cape Town in June twice knocked down structures on land allocated for other purposes. The city says these were not evictions; residents ask why no police are available for rapes and murders

Corruption allegations: It’s a family affair at Dihlabeng municipality

The mayor, her relatives and their friends keep landing lucrative tenders and using state resources. Yet Lindiwe Makhalema has failed to declare the list of her relationships with people and companies benefiting from the municipality

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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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