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Anniversaries from ‘unhistory’

The way we remember the past often illuminates what we choose to forget.

Kruger Park enlists 150 new rangers to protect rhinos

The Kruger National Park will get 150 additional rangers to combat poaching, following news that 11 rhino have been already been killed in SA in 2012.

Number of jailed journalists reaches 15-year high

The number of journalists that have been arrested in the world has hit a 15-year high, with independent journalists bearing the brunt of this.

Vietnam seeks $500m to clear war-era bombs, mines

Vietnam is seeking $500-million in assistance from domestic and international sources to help clear war-era bombs and mines.

Vietnam’s Javan rhinos poached into oblivion

An endangered Javan rhinoceros found dead with its horn removed in Vietnam was the country's last, rendering the species all but extinct.

SA, Vietnam team up to thwart rhino poachers

The environmental affairs department is joining forces with the government of Vietnam in a plan to stamp out rhino poaching in South Africa.

Vietnam prices stable due to African rice demand

Vietnam has been contracted to sell around 100 000 tonnes of 25% broken rice to several African nations in June so far, helping to keep prices stable.

Vietnam, US begin Agent Orange clean-up

Vietnam and the United States took the first step towards cleaning up Agent Orange contamination on Friday.

Tensions between Vietnam, China escalate

Vietnam has announced it will hold a naval drill next week in the South China Sea as an escalating maritime dispute fuels tensions with Beijing.

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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

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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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