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Trump trial opens with fiery clashes over witnesses

The two sides squared off in fiery exchanges that circled around the procedures for the trial and gave the Democrats an opportunity to spell out their arguments for Trump's guilt on national television

Trump rejects climate ‘prophets of doom’ as Thunberg warns Davos

The 50th meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) got under way in the ski resort with an avowed focus on climate change but with starkly different visions over global warming laid bare

Sporting world mourns death of ‘true legend’ Niki Lauda

The legendary formula one driver died at the University Hospital Zurich in Switzerland on Monday night surrounded by his closest family members

Ready or not? Britain’s ‘no deal’ planning

Ahead of April 12, Britain has begun to put plans into place to cushion their potential push out of the European Union

Red Cross: Cyclone Idai survivors face ‘ticking bomb’ of disease

While aid workers have been rushing to bring emergency aid to the hundreds of thousands of affected people, there is a need to focus on sanitation

Lens turns on Swiss neutrality

An artist questions the relationship between Switzerland and apartheid South Africa

Switzerland challenges US tariffs at WTO

The Swiss economic affairs ministry says it has formally asked the US for "consultations" over tariffs of 25% on steel and 10% on aluminium

Rwanda can’t achieve reconciliation without fixing its democracy

As Rwanda marks the 24th anniversary of the 1994 genocide, much more needs to be done to unite the country

These five countries are conduits for the world’s biggest tax havens

These countries funnel major corporate money into secret offshore tax shelters, according to a new study.

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Court must declare Cape Town’s ‘inhuman’ demolitions, evictions illegal, says law centre

The city argues that it is not carrying out evictions, but is acting against land invasions

Back in time to meals on wheels

Cape Town’s oldest roadhouse is hoping to make a comeback during the coronavirus lockdown. Nostalgia is the biggest seller

People’s behaviour stoking Gauteng pandemic

The active case count of Gauteng surpasses that of whole countries. Workers at clinics report a ‘concerning’ relaxation of basic health protocols

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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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