Cricket World Cup

Cricket Sri Lanka seeks loans after World Cup hosting

Sri Lanka Cricket is seeking government grants and a soft loan to meet part of the $69-million it spent on co-hosting the 2011 World Cup.

Smith felt ‘incredibly emotional’ after Cup

Proteas captain Graeme Smith on Sunday apologised for not explaining to fans his failure to return home with the team after the Cricket World Cup.

ICC to reconsider 10-team format for 2015 World Cup

The controversial decision to restrict the 2015 World Cup to only the 10 full members will be reconsidered by International Cricket Council.

The Kirsten conundrum

The Proteas need a coach and Gary Kirsten is a free agent after his successful stint as coach of India -- perfect fit then. Or is it?

ICC confirms World Cup slashed to 10 teams

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has confirmed a controversial decision to slash the 2015 and 2019 World Cups to just 10 teams.

Tsotsobe rises to career-best ranking

Despite playing only one match at the Cricket World Cup, South African fast bowler Lonwabo Tsotsobe rose to sixth position in the latest ODI rankings.

Dhoni says he knew consequences of final gambles

India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was ready for potential pillory after taking a couple of gambles that could have easily backfired.

Dhoni strikes six to give India dramatic win

Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni struck a dramatic six to bring the World Cup to India on Saturday after Sri Lanka had threatened to ruin their party.

India beat Sri Lanka to win World Cup

India sparked wild celebrations among their billion supporters after beating Sri Lanka by six wickets in the World Cup final on Saturday.

Jayawardene century takes Sri Lanka to 274

Mahela Jayawardene stroked a delightful unbeaten 103 on Saturday to take Sri Lanka to a challenging 274 for six in the World Cup final against India.

Toss provides unexpected drama in World Cup final

The toss, usually a mundane affair, caused confusion all around on Saturday and had to be performed twice.

Sri Lanka cool and committed

The national team knows exactly what is expected of them, as captain Kumar Sangakkara explained after their semifinal win.


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

‘We’re satisfied with SA’s land reform policy’— US Ambassador

Top US official is lobbying multinational firms to invest in South Africa

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