Great party, shame about the legacy

Despite a frightening list of problems there is confidence that Rio will be ready for the Olympic Games – but long-term benefits are in doubt.

Rousseff’s supporters play for time

The beleagured Workers’ Party believes people will tire quickly of the opposition leaders.

Dilma Rousseff: Brazilian congress votes to impeach president

Government concedes after lower house overwhelmingly backs move to remove Rousseff, who now faces vote in senate.

Brazil’s games are in a ‘bad phase’

Six months before Rio de Janeiro hosts the next Olympics, the country is struggling with a Zika epidemic and political and economic woes

Bomb victims seek a world with no nukes

Survivors of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki attacks are campaigning to halt Brazil's nuclear plans.

Peru hostages rescued after 25 years

The 13 adults and 26 children had been used as slaves in remote mountain communities.

Maradona echoes approval for the arrests of Fifa’s ‘old bastards!’

From Diego Maradona’s delight to the denials of regional football bosses, Latin America has lapped up the unfolding Fifa corruption scandal.

Child (10) denied an abortion

“The first step that should be taken in pregnancies of girls under 13 should be an abortion,” say activists.

Odds stacked against Brazil leader

Dilma Rousseff goes into her second term facing greater challenges than her first time around.

Will Brazilians say Neves again?

The left has run the country since 2003, but now is presented with a very real threat from the conservative elite.

People’s cup but politician’s stage

The 2014 World Cup has seen unprecedented levels of outrage and debate over poverty, Fifa, commercialism … and occasionally football.

Brazil’s ‘chainsaw queen’ has axe to grind

The rise of powerful politician Katia Abreu, who disregards green issues, has alarmed Brazilian environmentalists.

Press Releases

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders