Agustin Carstens

France’s Lagarde poised to become next IMF chief

An informal survey shows French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde appeared poised to become the head of the IMF this week.

IMF race isn’t over yet, says Mexico’s Carstens

Mexico's IMF candidate says his battle with France's Christine Lagarde is not over yet, but has chastised Europe for not making it a fair fight.

Lagarde, Carstens on IMF shortlist

France's Christine Lagarde and Mexico's Agustin Carstens have been shortlisted to lead the International Monetary Fund.

En garde, Lagarde: IMF wild cards win vanguard’s regard

France's Christine Lagarde faces solid competition from Mexican and Israeli contenders as the IMF board begins deciding on a new leader.

Strong support for Lagarde’s bid for IMF chief

French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde, who is running for chief of the International Monetary Fund, won the backing of Egypt and Indonesia.

Brics speak strongly against European IMF leader

The world's largest emerging economies has slammed Europe's push to lock up the International Monetary Fund's top job.


WATCH IT AGAIN: Ramaphosa addresses the nation on measures to contain Covid-19

President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation on the continuing efforts to contain the spread of Covid-19. This included the extension of the national lockdown by another two weeks

More than 900 Americans to be evacuated from South Africa

Three flights are expected to leave South Africa over two days, embassy spokesperson says

Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

Press Releases

Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

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