Latest articles on Tahrir Square

Egypt’s protests uncover deep cracks in al-Sisi’s strongman façade

The popular uprising is an indication that al-Sisi's regime is not as stable as he would have the world believe

Could Egypt’s rare anti-Sisi protests swell?

Heavy security has been put in place, but could this trigger a wider movement against former general-turned-President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi?

Leftist tropes and right-wing rhetoric coexist

And the confusion this can cause presents real and urgent dangers to the SA body politic.

Case dropped against Mubarak for death of 239 protesters

Former Egyptian president, Hosni Mubarak, will no longer serve a life sentence for conspiring to murder 239 protesters in Tahrir Square in 2011.

80 sexual assaults in one day – the other story of Tahrir Square

Egypt's women increasingly at risk of rape and sexual assault as rights groups warn of a step up in attacks.

Condemnation grows over Morsi decree

Opposition-led protests have spread across Egypt over a decree affording President Mohamed Morsi sweeping powers immune from judicial oversight.

Another female reporter assaulted in Egypt’s Tahrir Square

A French female television reporter was sexually assaulted during a protest in Cairo, the latest of ongoing attacks on women covering unrest there.

Turning a buck on the back of Egypt’s revolution

A year after it claimed centre stage in the Arab Spring, Cairo's Tahrir Square has become an open-air market where capitalism meets the revolution.

Egypt’s rulers look to speed up parliamentary vote

Egypt's rulers are studying a proposal from their own advisers to bring forward parliamentary elections by two weeks after demands from protesters.

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Police respond to rural water protests with bullets

The coronavirus has hit the Eastern Cape hard, but many rural areas in the province still have no clean water for hand washing, forcing residents to break lockdown regulations to protest

Basic income grant on the cards as Covid-19 threat intensifies

The pandemic has triggered a global economic crisis that will leave many South Africans without income security

Taxis and Covid-19: ‘The ideal doesn’t exist’

After months of complaining about the regulations imposed on the industry, taxi owners have been given a lifeline

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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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