Crimea Crisis

Russia responds to Ukraine sanctions, bans Western foods

The decision to ban most food imports from the West shows that President Vladimir Putin has no intention of bowing to Western pressure over Ukraine.

Investors see Russia less risky than SA as strikes impede growth

Investors are beginning to favour the Eastern European country over South Africa as strike in mining and metals overshadow the seizure of Crimea.

Dozens die in Odessa as rebels down Ukraine helicopters

Dozens of people have been killed as fighting broke out on the streets of Odessa, opening a new front in a conflict that has split the country.

Obama announces new sanctions over Ukraine

US President Barack Obama has announced new sanctions in a bid to stop President Vladimir Putin from fomenting the rebellion in eastern Ukraine.

Deadly gun attack in Ukraine shakes fragile truce

At least two people have been killed in a gunfight near a Ukrainian city, shaking an already fragile international accord to avert a wider conflict.

New sanctions threats as Ukraine stalemate continues

A day after an international deal in Geneva to defuse the East-West crisis in Ukraine, pro-Russian separatists vowed not to end their occupation.

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Meet Doctor Fundile Nyati: South Africa’s own online medical mythbuster

The employee health and wellness specialist is using social media to combat misinformation about Covid-19

Products for the care of babies and toddlers now essential items

In response to court papers saying lockdown regulations are unconstitutional because they do not protect the best interests of children, the state says baby care goods are now an essential item

Slice of life: Recycling for our lives

This lockdown will hurt my family in the stomach. We will suffer for this whole period. I don’t even know what I will do when my wife gives birth in the next two weeks

Press Releases

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