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World Cup review, Part IV: The second hand of God

Martyr or cheat? A decade later, we’re still frothing at mouth as we argue about that game

World Cup review, Part II: The trials of group A and Bafana’s lasting legacy

With a world-class gauntlet laid out in front of them, could South Africa make an expectant nation proud?

Canada’s legalised cannabis ey

Canada is now the second nation after Uruguay to legalise cannibis

As Canada awaits, Uruguay’s legal cannabis project provides benchmark

Uruguay legalised the production, distribution and sale of marijuana for recreational purposes in December 2013

Uruguay win group as Suarez inspires 3-0 win over 10-man Russia

Luis Suarez opened the scoring in the 10th minute and the South Americans extended their lead with the help of a Denis Cheryshev own goal

Fifa U-20 draw does Amajita no favours

Japan, Italy and Uruguay are all rated highly and are determined to get a crack at the final

Cannabis smokers left high and dry

Uruguay made history when it legalised the sale of marijuana but its progressive policy has led to distrust and police harrassment.

Uruguay striker Forlan retires from international football

"It was a very difficult decision, having worn the Uruguay shirt for so many years, more than I could have dreamed of," the 35-year-old striker said.

Suarez takes a bite out of life

From hand to mouth, Luis Suarez has been ruining lives since 2010. The Uruguayan chomper has done more for the bite than Mike Tyson - or Eve.

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People’s behaviour stoking Gauteng pandemic

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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

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