Switzerland

 
​The world delelas Africa at its own peril
​The world delelas Africa at its own peril
On Monday morning before leaving for work, I picked up my phone only to see unsolicited activity on it from Google Maps, telling me that traffic to...
​Switzerland shuts border as asylum seekers say their pleas have been ignored
​Switzerland shuts border as asylum seekers say their pleas have been ignored
Nine months pregnant and desperate to cross from Italy into Switzerland after fleeing Ethiopia, a young woman and her husband are among hundreds...
Clockwork politics won’t tick in SA
Clockwork politics won’t tick in SA
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Amid the deafening silence are bits and pieces of God
Amid the deafening silence are bits and pieces of God
At the height of apartheid-regime repression, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu would declare with unstinting confidence that "God is on our side!"....
The Geneva Conventions need teeth to be effective
The Geneva Conventions need teeth to be effective
On August 22, 150 years ago, the first Geneva Convention for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded and Sick in Armed Forces in the Field...
Michael Schumacher out of coma
Michael Schumacher out of coma
Formula One champion Michael Schumacher was transferred from a French hospital to a facility in Switzerland on Monday after emerging from a coma...
Blunders and stubborness hobble Syria talks
Blunders and stubborness hobble Syria talks
International efforts to bring peace to Syria after almost three years of war got under way in Switzerland this week with near-zero expectations of...
Swiss govt reacts to termination of investment treaty with SA
Swiss govt reacts to termination of investment treaty with SA
The Swiss government said in a statement on Friday that it regretted the "unilateral step" taken by South Africa to terminate the...
A question of business cost
A question of business cost
Every year the World Economic Forum (WEF), the organisation that gives the world the Davos get-together every winter, produces a flagship publication...
An island of calm in the euro storm
An island of calm in the euro storm
At the eye of the eurozone storm rests the small but prosperous country of Switzerland. Geographically, it is slap bang in the middle of the turmoil,...
Davies: Switzerland 'key partner' for South Africa
Davies: Switzerland 'key partner' for South Africa
Davies has just returned from an official visit to Switzerland where he held bilateral talks with his Swiss counterpart‚ addressed the...
Egypt unrest pushes Orascom Development into loss
Egypt unrest pushes Orascom Development into loss
Swiss-listed Egyptian property and hotels group Orascom Development on Friday reported a full-year net loss of 69.7-million Swiss francs, due to...

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