Catalonia

Migrants a part of local economies

A national migration framework is necessary for the economic inclusion of migrants

EDITORIAL: The year of the global protest

The sheer volume of protests across the world suggests that there may be common themes that run through them.

Spain takes step towards suspending Catalonia autonomy

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy activated article 155 of Spain's constitution allowing him to take over Catalonia.

Proud Pique a lightning rod in Catalonia chaos

The Barcelona centre-back is an outspoken defender of the wealthy northeastern region of Spain's right to self-determination

Barca win behind closed doors amid Catalonia clashes

Lionel Messi scored twice as Barcelona beat Las Palmas 3-0 in a match played behind closed doors.

‘Yes’ wins Catalonia independence vote marred by chaos

Spanish police attempted to deter the Catalan Referendum, but 90 percent of the region are in favour of breaking away.

Take a quickfire tour of bolshy Barcelona’s hot spots

The fascinating history of Catalonia has moulded its capital into a vibrant and beautiful city – a must-see for any aspiring travellers.

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South African tourism to be hit hard by coronavirus

The stream of about 100 000 Chinese tourists to South Africa each year has dried up for now, MPs told

Public transport inequality

The Competition Commission’s market inquiry reveals that South Africa’s public transport system remains skewed by class, advantaging middle- and high-income earners

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid-era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

Press Releases

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

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

Making sense of tax-free savings and investment

Have you made the most of your tax-free investment contributions?

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.