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Obama to lead calls for UN action on Syria

US President Barack Obama will lead Western demands for action on the Syrian civil war at the United Nations General Assembly.

Obama attacks Romney’s policies

President Barack Obama's camp has warned that Mitt Romney would turn America "Back to the Future" to crisis-causing economic policies.

Obama makes history in 140 characters

Barack Obama replied to a barrage of questions about the economy from Twitter users in the social media-savvy president's first "Twitter Town Hall".

Obama hails New Orleans five years post-Katrina

United States President Barack Obama, marking the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans on Sunday, praised the city's resilience.

Obama presents make-or-break plan for health reform

President Barack Obama on Monday unveiled his own plan to overhaul the US healthcare system by providing cover for 31-million uninsured people.

Slumdog, Ledger lead Oscar betting

<i>Slumdog Millionaire</i> is the strongest best picture favourite and late actor Heath Ledger is all but guaranteed to win a posthumous Oscar.

France hopes to lure tourists via Hollywood

Whether it is through the soaring grace of the Eiffel Tower or the breathtaking beauty of Provence, France is hoping to lure tourists by persuading Hollywood to shoot more films there. An unprecedented alliance of French film and local government officials descended on Los Angeles last week to attend the Locations Trade Show, an annual fair that puts potential film sites in the movie industry's shop window.

Floating museum displays Marilyn Monroe legacy

"To Marilyn, I hope this helps keep you on time. All my love, Joe." That is the inscription inside a compact topped with a little watch that was given to legendary actress Marilyn Monroe by her second husband, Joe DiMaggio -- one of hundreds of pieces of Marilyn memorabilia on show for the first time in the world aboard the floating museum <i>Queen Mary</i> in Long Beach, California.

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The PPE scandal that the Treasury hasn’t touched

Many government officials have been talking tough about dealing with rampant corruption in PPE procurement but the majority won't even release names of who has benefited from the R10-billion spend

Health workers afraid of passing Covid to family

While nurses bear the brunt of the most psychologically affected of health workers, most are concerned about access to protective supplies

Treasury presents Covid-19 corruption action plan

Reports of corruption, over-pricing and the delivery of sub-standard PPE have become the norm over the past five months as the country grapples with the Covid-19 pandemic

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Covid-19: Outlook on the economy, politics and labour

Old Mutual had experts unpack the effects of the pandemic and provide practical tips on how to deal with the financial impact of job losses and salary cuts

Opt-in to Popia

All business owners should take note: there is a lot of work ahead to ensure compliance with the POPI Act that has just come into effect

Capital Legacy talks life

The Covid-19 pandemic is revealing how few people actually sort their affairs to the benefit of their loved ones they leave behind when they pass on

Accounting technician beats the odds to obtain a professional qualification

'Being an AT(SA) offers lifelong learning and professional development opportunities because you never get to stop learning'

Associate general accountant reveals why she chose to work in the public sector ­– and stayed

Rakshika Danilala is part of the team tasked with auditing the R500-billion fiscal package allocated by government to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic

Accounting for sustainability: A South African case study

The accountancy profession has been recognised and seen its models replicated as successful models for projects that contribute towards the SDGs

Debt management amid Covid-19 and beyond

This webinar on Debt Management, sponsored by Debt Rescue, had its experts share a practical approach to debt management amid this crisis and beyond

NSTF-South32 Awards

All of the awards are made for outstanding contributions to science, engineering, technology and innovation in South Africa

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