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Trump orders freeze on all Venezuelan govt assets in US

Trump took the step "in light of the continued usurpation of power by Nicolas Maduro and persons affiliated with him, as well as human rights abuses"

Backers ‘failed to follow through’ in abortive uprising — Venezuelan opp leader

Juan Guaido said it was "obvious today, there is widespread discontent from which the armed forces aren't immune."

Rioting breaks out in Venezuela amid ‘attempted coup’

Venezuelan self-proclaimed acting president Juan Guaido said on Tuesday that troops had joined his campaign to oust President Nicolas Maduro

Venezuela faces calls for probe after opposition activist dies in custody

Fernando Alban was in pretrial detention Monday at the time of his death, which the government presented as a suicide

Once-suave Caracas to enchant again

Venezuela's crime-ridden capital was once a thriving metropolis and residents hope the Hugo Chávez park signals a return to better times.

Venezuela’s right makes a left turn

In today's Venezuela, to be a rightist is out of fashion and opposition candidate Henrique Capriles has found his inner socialist.

Young upstart sets his sights on Venezuelan presidency

Hugo Chavez to face stiff competition from youthful presidential hopeful.

Twitter’s heady rise has Chávez in spin

A jailed judge tweets to her followers from prison. The director of an opposition TV station uses Twitter to denounce a conspiracy to oust him.

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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

Press Releases

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