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Republican presidential potentials to debate

Frontrunner Mitt Romney and rivals for the Republican presidential nomination will face off in a high-stakes debate ahead of New Hampshire's primary.

McCain gives Romney the nod

Mitt Romney managed an endorsement from US Sentaor John McCain after a new challenge from his rivals for the Republican presidential nomination.

Obama’s approach to Israel questioned

Barack Obama has stepped up a counter attack against Republican opponents charging that he has short-changed Israel's security.

US nears 11th hour with no deal in sight

A US super committee has grown more pessimistic about reaching a deal to shrink swollen deficits as it remains unable to close partisan gaps.

Obama foes win symbolic health law repeal vote

Barack Obama's foes have muscled a symbolic Bill calling for the repeal of his overhaul of US healthcare to passage in the House of Representatives.

Revived Obama celebrates year-end wins

US President Barack Obama capped a crisis-strewn first two years in power on Wednesday by flexing restored power at home and abroad.

Obama, Democrats fear rout as US polls open

US voters headed to the polls on Tuesday in key elections widely expected to hand Republicans control of the House of Representatives.

US mid-term elections to be costliest to date

US mid-term elections are on track to be the costliest to date after court rulings opened the way for donors to flood key races with cash.

Wall Street overhaul vote ‘a victory’, says Obama

The US House of Representatives gave its final approval on Wednesday to the biggest overhaul of Wall Street rules since the Great Depression.

US Republicans again thwart Wall Street overhaul Bill

Republicans hung together on Tuesday and again thwarted Democratic efforts to start formal debate on legislation to rein in Wall Street excesses.

Wall Street overhaul Bill stalls in US Senate

Sweeping legislation to rein in Wall Street suffered a temporary setback in the United States Senate on Monday.

Bush calls for corruption-free UN

United States President George Bush called on Wednesday for the United Nations to be "free of corruption" and to step up the fight against terrorism four years after the September 11 attacks. Bush appealed to world leaders gathered in New York for greater cooperation on Iraq, freer trade and winning the war on terrorism.

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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