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Berlusconi plays last cards but still won’t resign

Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi defied huge pressure to resign on Monday, desperately playing his last cards to save his crumbling government.

South Africa confounds Afro-pessimists

Rarely can a global event have generated so much advance pessimism as the World Cup, and the sceptics are now finally having to eat their words.

Spain win World Cup after Iniesta strikes

Spain won the World Cup for the first time when they beat Netherlands 1-0 thanks to a super strike by tireless midfielder Andres Iniesta.

Mandela drops in on World Cup final

Nelson Mandela briefly visited the stadium just before the World Cup final between Spain and The Netherlands on Sunday.

Germany and Spain in fight for final

Germany and Spain do battle on Wednesday for the right to meet The Netherlands in the World Cup final.

Germany oust Argentina, Spain reach semis

Germany demolished Argentina and Spain beat Paraguay by one goal in a quarterfinal of extraordinary drama on Saturday.

Germans show power, Ghana pride of Africa

Germany gave a devastating display of their nation's traditional power on Sunday to overrun Australia and Ghana were the toast of Africa.

Messi, Rooney take to World Cup stage

Two of the world's most talented players, Argentina's Lionel Messi and England's Wayne Rooney, take the stage on Saturday.

Vuvuzelas: Curse or musical fanfare?

To coaches and players they could be a curse, to South Africans they might be a weapon that helps them overcome one of the lowest ratings for a host.

Eyes of the world on South Africa

The Soccer World Cup will have the globe's largest audience glued to their TV screens for a month from Friday.

Makarapa maker eyes global success

The king of South Africa's makarapa fan helmet has moved from his township workshop to a factory to meet World Cup demand.

World Cup fans asked to save electricity

Authorities are asking foreign fans to join South Africans in saving electricity during the Soccer World Cup to avoid power cuts.

World Cup: After years of doubt, SA is ready

After years of doubt, soul-searching and criticism, SA stands on the threshold of a unique World Cup that looks likely to confound the pessimists.

Lesbian soccer team fight for rights in SA

Down the road from the Constitutional Court, South Africa's only lesbian soccer team fight not just for the ball but to overturn brutal prejudice.

World Cup ‘a defining moment’ for SA

The Soccer World Cup will be SA's greatest opportunity to show off the diversity and potential of the nation, President Jacob Zuma said on Wednesday.

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Sekhukhune’s five-year battle for water back in court

The residents of five villages are calling for the district municipal manager to be arrested

Special Investigating Unit probes Covid-19 tenderpreneurs

The SIU is investigating 102 companies doing business with the provincial government in Gauteng alone

Vaccine trial results due in December

If successful, it will then have to be manufactured and distributed

Press Releases

WiMSA shines a light on the future of women in mining

Men in mining must begin to take it upon themselves to support the development of women in the industry

Department of Public Works and Infrastructure reveals second gender-based violence advocacy artwork

The men and boys of South Africa are important role players in this mission to ensure that women are respected, protected and treated equally

Empowering the voice of women in leadership to enable full participation in their roles in leadership and decision making

Sibanye-Stillwater has 13% female representation in its workforce and is actively working to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

Surviving the tobacco ban

Nicotine is given as the ‘likely’ reason for lower Covid-19 infection rates but authorities still stress the health risk of smoking

Smokers hold thumbs for cigarette ban to be lifted

SATTA is worried about the impact of the ban on its own members activities and how the ban is helping black marketeers to make millions of rands illegally

Covid-19: Outlook on the economy, politics and labour

Old Mutual had experts unpack the effects of the pandemic and provide practical tips on how to deal with the financial impact of job losses and salary cuts

Opt-in to Popia

All business owners should take note: there is a lot of work ahead to ensure compliance with the POPI Act that has just come into effect

Capital Legacy talks life

The Covid-19 pandemic is revealing how few people actually sort their affairs to the benefit of their loved ones they leave behind when they pass on

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