Daniel Silva

Mobile tech is going to the dogs… literally

Among countless new 'wearable' gadgets presented this week at the Mobile World Congress trade fair were monitors that attach to dog or cat collars

Foldable phone outlook hinges on the bend

Samsung, the world’s biggest seller of smartphones, unveiled a handset that folds open like a book

Spanish right celebrates landslide election win

Spain's conservative Popular Party has gained its biggest election win ever from voters desperate to end the soaring unemployment in the country.

Right storms towards win in crisis-hit Spain

Spain's right storms towards a landslide win in Sunday elections, carried by popular anger over an economic slump.

Al-Qaeda suspect ‘plotted to poison water’

An al-Qaeda suspect plotted to poison tourists' water supplies to avenge the killing of Osama bin Laden, a Spanish judge has said.

Portuguese slum welcomes tourists to improve reputation

With its unpaved roads often strewn with litter, the Cova da Moura slum on the outskirts of Lisbon has long been seen as Portugal's byword for crime and decay -- and a place to be avoided. But a local youth group is offering guided tours of the community in the hope of improving its reputation and bringing much-needed business to area shops and restaurants.

Portuguese wildfires rage on

Nearly 3 000 firefighters and soldiers on Tuesday battled dozens of wildfires that continued to rage in parched Portugal as police found the charred body an elderly woman near her rural home, emergency services said. Eleven fires were raging out of control in the centre and north of the country.


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

Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Press Releases

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

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders