IMF warns countries to avoid climbing debt

The IMF has issued a call to bickering US politicians, urging them to solve the country's debt problems before the vulnerable economy is tipped over.

Gaddafi forces won’t budge as deadline expires

The deadline for forces loyal to ousted Libyan strongman Muammar Gaddafi to surrender has expired with fighters of the NTC poised to attack hold-outs.

Gadaffi regime battered from all sides

An imprisoned Libyan army colonel says Moammar Gadaffi's regime is riddled with divisions and is in the process of collapse.

Libyan rebel leader sacks entire Cabinet

Libya's rebel leader sacked the executive office of his de-facto government on Monday in a move to end a crisis after the death of a rebel general.

Libya rebels battle Gadaffi offensive

Libyan rebels have battled to defend their gains in the face of an offensive by troops loyal to Muammar Gaddafi, holding on to strategic Bir Ghanam.

Libyan rebels claim control of Brega

Rebels have claimed control of Brega, a major centre for oil pipeline channelling, on Monday as most pro-Gaddafi troops retreated westward.

Libya rebels breach key town of Brega

Libyan rebels were poised to retake Brega after breaching the oil refinery town's defences, buoyed by the recognition of their administration.

Gaddafi shelling kills 11 in Misrata

Shelling by forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi killed 11 people and wounded dozens more -- the majority civilians -- around the besieged city of Misrata.

Libya rebels poised as Zuma flies to Moscow

Buoyed by French arms drops and intensified Nato air strikes on the regime's frontline armour, Libya's rebel army said it is poised for an offensive.

Obama eyes tax hikes, spending cuts to curb deficit

US President Barack Obama unveiled a $3,73-trillion spending plan for 2012 on Monday, proposing a raft of spending cuts and tax hikes.

Zimbabwe Attorney General slapped with US sanctions

The US imposed sanctions on Zimbabwe's Attorney General for his alleged role in undermining the crisis-ridden African nation's democracy.

Gloom reigns as US recovery slows

World markets were thrown into turmoil on Wednesday as investors worried that US growth is coming coughing and spluttering to a halt.

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Coexisting with Covid-19: Saving lives and the economy in India

A staggered exit from the lockdown accompanied by stepped-up testing to cover every district is necessary for India right now

What Africa can learn from Cuba in combating the Covid-19 pandemic

Africa should abandon the neoliberal path to be able to deal with Covid-19 and other health system challenges likely to emerge in future

Road to recovery for the tourism sector: The South African perspective

The best-case scenario is that South Africa's tourism sector’s recovery will only begin in earnest towards the end of this year

Covid-19: Eased lockdown and rule of law Webinar

If you are arrested and fined in lockdown, you do get a criminal record if you pay the admission of guilt fine

Covid-19 and Frontline Workers

Who is caring for the healthcare workers? 'Working together is how we are going to get through this. It’s not just a marathon, it’s a relay'.

PPS webinar Part 2: Small business, big risk

The risks that businesses face and how they can be dealt with are something all business owners should be well acquainted with

Call for applications for the position of GCRO executive director

The Gauteng City-Region Observatory is seeking to appoint a high-calibre researcher and manager to be the executive director and to lead it

DriveRisk stays safe with high-tech thermal camera solution

Itec Evolve installed the screening device within a few days to help the driver behaviour company become compliant with health and safety regulations