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#FifaGoHome: Seven pictures from the protests

While the hype of the World Cup steals the limelight in the media, demonstrators in Brazil continue to highlight social issues in the country.

Fifa, the ‘real president of Brazil’

Fresh protests rocked Brazil on Saturday despite conciliatory remarks by President Dilma Rousseff.

Whatever happened to Phillip?

On the two-year anniversary of the Soccer World Cup final, we ask South Africans whether they still 'feel it', and where they think Phillip has gone.

Dancing in the streets

With the two year anniversary of the 2010 FIFA Soccer World Cup approaching, 'Dancing in the Streets' takes South Africans on a trip down memory lane.

Brazil welcomes world to World Cup draw

The eyes of the footballing world were focused on Rio de Janeiro on Saturday for the preliminary draw for the 20th World Cup.

Fifa frets at Brazil’s World Cup preparations

Fifa secretary general Jerome Valcke lamented on Friday that Brazil put more value into winning the hosting rights than organising the World Cup.

Poor World Cup final sums up bad year for game

From the earliest days of January to the last days of December, this was a year of tragedy, scandal and controversy for the world's most popular sport

2010 Cup ‘changed the world’s view of us’

After billions spent on stadiums now lying empty and fewer tourists than hoped, SA marks six months from the kick-off of the World Cup on Saturday.

Tension, acrimony as World Cup vote looms

Voting to decide the scandal-tainted race for the 2018 and 2022 World Cup hosts took place as the final day of campaigning saw fresh acrimony.

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Mask rules are not meant to ‘criminalise’ the public

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Yvonne Chetty: a passion for an efficient public sector and mentoring

'Being affiliated to a professional body such as SAICA makes providing expert guidance and support to my colleagues that much easier'

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

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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

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