Dilma Rousseff

Brazil, weary of corruption, faces bleak poll

Blighted by a series of political scandals, the country’s hard-won democracy is on the skids

First Brazilian president to face corruption charges is expected to walk free

Brazil's most unpopular president in decades Michel Temer is charged with serious crimes but he is expected to avoid standing trial.

Former Brazil President Lula da Silva, wife and six others charged with corruption

Da Silva could face arrest for receiving an apartment from one of the engineering and construction firms in the Petrobras scandal.

​New President Temer’s 2018 plans rattle Brazil’s fragile coalition politics

His tenure is based on taking unpopular decisions and clearing the way for wannabe presidents.

Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff ousted by Senate, Michel Temer sworn in

​Brazil's Senate ousted President Dilma Rousseff on Wednesday, ending an impeachment process that polarsed Latin America's biggest country.

​The Olympic Games and the battle to be allowed to voice protest in Brazil

Residents' anger about the economic recession and political ineptitude can't be kept away from the Rio 2016 Olympics.

New fraud mars Temer’s deficit win

Brazil's leader has called the budget approval a 'beautiful victory' for planned austerity measures

Rousseff’s supporters play for time

The beleagured Workers’ Party believes people will tire quickly of the opposition leaders.

Brazil erupts after tapped calls exposé

Brazilians want the president to resign for trying to help her predecessor avoid corruption charges.

Brazilians demand Dilma Rousseff’s impeachment

Tens of thousands of Brazilians, angered by a massive corruption scandal, took to the streets to protest against President Dilma Rousseff.

Odds stacked against Brazil leader

Dilma Rousseff goes into her second term facing greater challenges than her first time around.

Brazil divided after Rousseff takes second presidential term

Dilma Rousseff's re-election has left Brazil divided - half being grateful for gains against poverty, while the other criticised economic stagnation.


The Mogale Centre: A place of hope for young offenders

In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre

Covid-19 fight to enter house-to-house testing phase

President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

Can you pause a pandemic? Inside the race to stop spread of Covid-19

Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

Press Releases

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

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories