Conservative Party

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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Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

Worship during lockdown – in a different way

The bishop uses WhatsApp to share scripture readings, and prayers and comments with all his congregants during the lockdown

Slice of life: ‘People have more compassion’

You know, this coronavirus thing, I just feel, if South Africans can stick together, we’ll get through this

Press Releases

Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world