Robin Millard

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Focus turns to Zimbabwe as Zuma meets Brown

South African President Jacob Zuma discussed Zimbabwe's troubled power-sharing government with Prime Minister Gordon Brown on Thursday.

Zuma arrives in UK for state visit

SA President Jacob Zuma flew into London on Tuesday for a state visit to UK, which will mix lavish pomp and ceremony with talks on Zimbabwe.

Britons fight to save real ale

Though warm and frothy ale is an enduring symbol of Britain, there's a fight on to save the traditional British pint from being flushed away by a fizzy tide of bland, mass-produced Euro-lager. Real ale, made the time-honoured, natural way, is an endangered species that enthusiasts say is being muscled out of British pubs by international brewing giants.

London bomber’s message from the grave

A videotaped message from the grave by one of the London suicide bombers was broadcast on British television on Thursday as the country braced for the painful first anniversary of the July 7 attacks. Shehzad Tanweer's statement came as Britain prepared to remember the victims of the bombings, an atrocity that woke the nation.

New English patients fly abroad to go under the knife

Sick of sky-high prices and lengthy waits for operations, growing numbers of Britons are going under the surgeon's knife overseas, in destinations like South Africa, India and Eastern Europe. Cheaper operations are enticing more than 10 000 Britons per year abroad, some travelling huge distances to factor in some fun in the sun -- and still saving on the price of British private sector surgery.

Press Releases

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'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

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