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White claims gold, slams ‘gossip’ as winds throw Games into chaos

The US snowboarding great may have won his third Olympic gold, but he still faced questions over sexual harassment claims laid against him

Winter Games not on ice just yet

US and North Korea and a Russian doping ban haven’t dampened spirits or ticket sales

Sochi Olympic torch bearers return from space

A trio of astronauts who carried an Olympic torch for the 2014 Winter Olympic Games into space last year, have landed safely despite bad weather.

Letters to the editor: February 21 to 26 2014

From making fun of Russia at the Winter Olympics in Sochi to focusing on the matric pass-rate standard, here's what our readers had to say.

Sochi Olympics: What to look out for as speedskating starts

From medal threat Charles Hamelin to Russia's Viktor Ahn enjoying home-ice advantage, here are five things to watch for during speedskating.

Sochi Olympics kick off with a glitch before fairy tale show

One Olympic ring failed to unfurl but President Vladmir Putin nonetheless declared Russia's Winter Games open under a burst of fireworks.

Sochi Games: Putin’s project of personal importance

As the Winter Olympics begin, Russia's President Vladimir Putin hopes that a successful event will enhance the country's international reputation.

Weekend 101: Putin, politics and looking pretty

Our weekly roundup includes the Harmony Gold mining tragedy, Sochi’s Olympic-sized woes, the Zille-Ramphele debacle, and a lesson on good looks.

‘Sochi for the win’, said no one ever

According to some reporters on Twitter, the Russian Olympics can be described in two words: epic fail. Here are nine hilarious #SochiProblems tweets.

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Mask rules are not meant to ‘criminalise’ the public

Shop owners and taxi drivers can now refuse entry to people who defy mandatory mask-wearing regulations

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 on risk-adjusted strategy to manage Covid-19

The president's address comes after a number of meetings with Cabinet and the National Command Council

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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

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

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