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Swedish prosecutors interview new witnesses in Assange rape case

Swedish prosecutors said a total of seven witnesses had been interviewed over the summer

Purple takes climate change to the next level

A UN report due for release in 2014 has added the colour purple as the highest level for global warming - increasing the threat to natural systems.

Groom of Swedish princess admits to wedding jitters

The future husband of Swedish Princess Madeleine has said he is "a little nervous" about the forthcoming Royal wedding.

Five possible buyers for bankrupt Saab: administrator

Up to five companies are keen to buy Saab, one of the bankrupt Swedish carmaker's three administrators said on Sunday.

Being local for a day

A pioneering city guide that matches tourists with local 'soulmates' gives our writer the inside track on Stockholm's secret places.

US trio wins Nobel Medicine Prize for research into ageing

Elizabeth Blackburn, Carol Greider and Jack Szostak won the Nobel Medicine Prize on Monday for identifying a key molecular switch in cellular ageing.

Woman goes down baggage chute at Swedish airport

An elderly woman misunderstood instructions while checking in at Sweden's main airport and was whisked down a baggage chute, media reported.

World’s first ‘newspaper’ phone launched

Sweden's <i>Dagens Nyheter</i> said on Wednesday it had launched the world's first "newspaper" telephone: a cellphone offering the daily's subscribers direct and free access to its website. "We want our readers to be able to follow the news," Thorbjoern Larsson, <i>Dagens Nyheter</i> editor-in-chief and publisher, said.

Santa Claus is coming to town — for 34 microseconds

Christmas is hectic for all but particularly for Santa, who must live in Kyrgyzstan and make his rounds at lightning speed if he is to deliver gifts to all the world's children on time, a Swedish consultancy has concluded. Between Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, Santa Claus's route around the planet includes stops at 2,5-billion homes.

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Capture claims plague new private-security bargaining council

Unhappy members of the National Bargaining Council for the Private Security Sector say corporate governance standards are being flouted

A lifeline for the homeless people in eThekwini

eThekwini plans to retain permanent and safe open spaces for people with nowhere to sleep

Didiza intervenes in ‘paralysed’ Ingonyama Trust Board

Labour disputes and withheld funding for noncompliance have rocked the board, which is supposed to administer about three million hectares on behalf of King Goodwill Zwelithini

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Perhaps this pandemic is the jolt that we needed to strengthen intra-country collaboration and revive international friendships

Auditor-General of South Africa seeks request for information

Suitably qualified and experienced vendors are sought to supply tools to assist in the support of financial statement audits

Former bursary student hits a six and lands top job at WPCA

Thuthuka Bursary recipient Tennyson Botes decided to make a difference in his community — and he's doing exactly that

SANRAL to professionalise its finance division with world-class professional accounting designations

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Empowering his people to unleash their potential

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If your company has these qualified professionals it will help improve efficiencies and accelerate progress by assisting your organisation to perform better

Mining company uses rich seam of technology to gear up for Covid-19

Itec Direct technology provides instant temperature screening of staff returniing to the workplace with no human contact

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