BRICS

The fable of SA’s special economic zones

The country is being pushed to develop more SEZs. But is this a viable strategy, given unemployment and ‘deglobalisation’?

Solidarity in opposing the Bolivian coup

Participants at the People’s Brics meeting in Brazil encouraged grassroots resistance to fight for democracy

Use Brics to help build a better country

South Africa should capitalise on the bloc’s resources, including advanced technology and innovation

As Bolsonaro incinerates the Amazon, urgent action is needed for climate justice

As South Africans, we must support the fight to save the Amazon, but also take a strong stand on environmental concerns that are closer to home

Editorial: Former colony now the coloniser

A communications blackout left people worldwide worried about the fate of their relatives in an area that contains the only Muslim majority in India

Code 300: a game changer for the missing middle

Launched in 2017 to solve the funding challenge faced by the ‘missing middle’ students, ISFAP provides students the funding for their studies.

Brics could pave the way to a new world order

Despite its flaws, this network of independent states steers towards global co-operation

Is Tito preparing an IMF financial parachute, now a $171bn foreign debt cliff looms?

The reason for the International Monetary Fund’s Christine Lagarde's visit to South Africa is unknown

The United States is shifting its attitude towards Pretoria

Historically, South Africa has been seen as a strategic partner for countries outside the African continent, specifically the US

South Africa’s entrepreneurs remain elusive

Perhaps the reason is less about poor support and more about a bad attitude to self-employment

Brazil is choosing a new president. Here’s what you need to know

Whoever ends up as president will be at the helm of the world's 8th-biggest economy, an oil producer and major energy consumer

SA eyes China to bankroll stimulus

Despite government denials, insiders say treasury made the suggestion in a Cabinet meeting

Latest

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it