Ewen Macaskill

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Heat is on Obama to slash aid

As fears about Pakistan's nuclear security mount, the US Congress is calling for decisive action.

Obama gets the edge he desperately needed

Obama lost no time in making political capital from Bin Laden's death scheduling a high-profile appearance at New York's Ground Zero.

No-fly measure over Libya fails to take off

The Obama administration recently played down a proposal to establish a no-fly zone over Libya.

Protest and arrest threats stall Bush

Human rights campaigners vow to hound ex-US president.

Guess Hu’s coming to dinner

The red carpet is out for the Chinese president -- a far cry from a miserable working lunch.

Obama can expect a showdown

Republicans will fight the president's reforms now they have a stronger hold on Congress.

Republicans set sights on WikiLeaks and Assange

The Republicans plan to hold a congressional inquiry into WikiLeaks and its founder, Julian Assange.

Long arm of the law reaches for Assange

WikiLeaks founder faces growing legal problems around the world. The US announced that it's investigating whether he violated its espionage laws.

The American dream turns into nightmare for many

One in seven Americans now live on or below the poverty line, according to figures published recently by the United States Census Bureau.

Obama makes move on nukes

The United States' focus is shifting away from Cold War weapons strategy -- but Iran and North Korea could still be targeted.

EU’s genteel geriatocracy

A weak and fragmented Europe is slowly but surely becoming a second-division world power.

‘It felt more like fortune-telling than detective work’

Long-term weaknesses in United States intelligence gathering have been ruthlessly exposed over the past fortnight.

Press Releases

Itec serves up high-tech integrated surveillance system for family food company

The system includes facial recognition software and a thermal screening solution that will provide instant temperature screening of all employees

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

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