Beji Caid Essebsi

Election fever grips Tunisia months ahead of polls

Beji Caid Essebsi, who at 92 is the world's second-oldest head of state, said this week he had no ambition for a second term

Tunisia vows ‘war against terrorism’ after museum attack

Nineteen people were killed in the attack, 17 were tourists, including a South African. The condition of the South African is not yet known.

Tunisia: Essebsi wins first democratic presidential election

Anti-Islamist Beji Caid Essebsi has been elected Tunisia's president after a 55.68% win.

Tunisians to vote in first democratic president

Spurts of violence and extremist-attack threats ahead of Tunisia's first free presidential election after four years of fighting dictatorship.

Anti-Islamist Essebsi leads Tunisia’s presidential vote

Front runner in Tunisia's presidential vote, Beji Caid Essebsi, says only he can defend the country against the threat of Islamist extremism.

Tunisians vote for new president

In a landmark election, Tunisians are voting for a new president, the first such vote since the overthrow of dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali in 2011.

Tunisia gets new premier after new violence

Prime Minister Mohammed Ghannouchi resigned on Sunday and was replaced by Beji Caid Essebsi after protests left five people dead over the weekend.

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R80-million: The cost of evacuating South Africans from Wuhan in China

The government is expected to evacuate citizens from Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak originated

Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

Omar Essack leaves the 702 and 94.7 owners after a protracted standoff with the board

LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

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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

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences