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Boris Johnson wins race to become Britain’s next PM

The former London mayor easily beat his rival, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, in a poll conducted among members of the governing Conservative Party.

UK PM frontrunner dragged to court for lying

Boris Johnson - who is running to replace Theresa May - faces court hearing for Brexit 'lies'

Here’s where it all went wrong for Theresa May

Theresa May's resilience has been remarkable. But it is also finite

The man holding the Brexit cards: Speaker John Bercow

Speaker John Bercow is best known for presiding over debates, bellowing "Order! Order!" at unruly lawmakers and chastising ministers who displease him

EU leaders approve Brexit deal with UK

European leaders formally endorse Brexit deal, paving the way for British parliamentary vote next month

May calls for June election ahead of Brexit talks

Britain started the formal process of leaving the EU last month, but the negotiations are not due to begin for weeks.

If you’re taller than most, researchers say you’ll vote more conservatively

American researchers say studies confirm that the 'taller the person is, the more likely they are to support conservative political positions.'

Cameron can bail out if EU ‘schmooze-athon’ fails

In his first Parliament speech in seven years Boris Johnson set himself as potential leader of the Tories' "No" campaign.

Britain prepares to vote in election cliffhanger

Britons head to the polls for an unpredictable election that could usher in a fragmented government and even force another election this year.

Cameron: It’s me or chaos

As the Conservatives lag at the polls, the UK prime minister warns of economic doom if Labour wins.

[From our archives] 20 bizarre apartheid moments

To celebrate 20 years of freedom, the M&G went back to the unfree years and picked 20 absurd apartheid moments.

Highs and lows of Thatcher’s iron grip on economic policy

The Conservative Party leader wielded a famously heavy hand over fiscal policy in the UK, leaving strongly divided opinions of her leadership.

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Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Scatec Solar begins another Upington project

SPONSORED Scatec Solar and partners have once again grid connected in the ZF Mcgawu District, and started early commercial...

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

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