Barack Obama

Valeria Luiselli tells stories to shame us

Over and over again she writes about the lost children picked up on the United States border

SA to US: Hurt us and it’ll hurt you

South Africa’s preferred trade status is likely to be removed, which means exports will cost more

JP Mika is a Congolese artist in full bloom

The painter, who hails from the DRC, is currently presenting his first solo exhibition outside his home country in Paris

Soleimani air strike: Why this is a dangerous escalation of US assassination policy

The Trump administration is only the latest to push the boundaries of the law to take out foreign adversaries

Soleimani killing, US strategic incoherence

Given the general's standing, Iran is unlikely to back down

How Big Data swung Senegal’s vote

From a house in Dakar, ex-Obama staffers ran a top-secret data analysis unit that transformed incumbent Macky Sall’s presidential campaign

US Democratic frontrunner Biden drops in polls after debate

Biden, a former vice president under Barack Obama, still polls the highest at 22% among the two-dozen contenders for the Democratic nomination

Biden to hit campaign trail before blue-collar supporters

For his first public event since announcing his candidacy last Thursday, Biden chose Pennsylvania, the state where he was born 76 years ago

Nancy Pelosi: Former US House speaker set to reclaim gavel

Keeping Donald Trump in check will be among the California Democrat's top challenges as she presides over the House of Representatives

A genuine democracy is needed

Stability demands that those who are brutally excluded must be given a meaningful voice

Former US president George H.W. Bush dead at 94

Bush's passing comes just months after the death in April of his wife and revered first lady Barbara Bush

De Niro, Biden latest suspected targets as Trump slams media

A spree of suspicious packages and pipe bombs have been sent to opponents of Donald Trump as he lashed out at the media for stirring up "anger"

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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