Angela Merkel

Be bold, Cyril, even if it’s politically risky

He must end the Mantashe problem and execute his strategy rather than keep the ANC onside

How South Africa and Germany can help the world

Both countries have a strong orientation towards multilateralism and democratic values

10 conflicts to watch in 2020

As Washington overpromises and underdelivers, regional powers are seeking solutions on their own — both through violence and diplomacy

Libya conflict: No end in sight to humanitarian crisis

Migrants in Tripoli are staging a hunger strike demanding better protection by the UN as the death toll rises to staggering heights

The G20 needs more women

Clearly the problem lies not in the G20 per se but in its member nations

Record 70.8 million people displaced at end of 2018: UN

At the end of 2017, by comparison, 68.5 million people were counted as being forcibly displaced by violence or persecution

Drugs and Brexit: Race to replace UK’s May under way

Eleven candidates have set their sights on replacing May, who quit as the prime minister over her failure to take Britain out of the EU on time

Comedian Zelensky wins Ukraine presidency in landslide

Volodymyr Zelensky, whose only previous political role was playing the president in a TV show, trounced incumbent Petro Poroshenko

With emotional goodbye, Germany shutters last black coal mine

Coal mining is an industry increasingly under threat as countries around the world look for ways to phase out fossil fuels to combat climate change

May heads to Europe in bid to save Brexit deal under fire

The embattled leader is facing a rebellion in her own party

Brexit goes down to wire as May calls last-day talks

Theresa May said she will return to Brussels for more talks on the eve of a planned signing summit

Merkel and the revenge of the old white boys’ club

For almost two decades, a conservative all-men's pact has waited to have its political revenge on Angela Merkel

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Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Scatec Solar begins another Upington project

SPONSORED Scatec Solar and partners have once again grid connected in the ZF Mgcawu District, and started early...

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income