Doha Development Round

Doha talks deadlocked despite world trade meeting

The WTO has wrapped up a ministerial meeting on the Doha Round of negotiations for a global free trade pact with some minister calling for a new path.

SA: Developmental issues essential at WTO

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies says the developmental mandate will be fundamental at the World Trade Organisation's ministerial conference.

WTO says Doha conclusion key to global recovery

The conclusion of the stalled Doha Round of free trade talks is crucial to the recovery from the global financial crisis, WTO chief Pascal Lamy said.

Ministers meet to put 2010 Doha deal in sight

Trade ministers meet in New Delhi for talks that the WTO says could lay the groundwork for a push to reach a new global free-trade pact next year.

Wrecked WTO talks change the world trade game

Ministers saw a "new order" take hold of global trade on Wednesday, with emerging economies calling the shots after WTO talks collapsed.

WTO talks sour as ‘blame game’ begins

The United States exchanged harsh words with China and India as key World Trade Organisation (WTO) talks dragged into a second week on Monday.

Lamy raises possibility of WTO talks failure

WTO head Pascal Lamy raised the possibility of a collapse of trade talks between leading nations in Switzerland on Friday.

‘Modest’ progress made in WTO talks

World Trade Organisation (WTO) chief Pascal Lamy says that only "modest" progress has been made in the past two days of crucial trade talks.

Tense trade talks begin with spark of hope amid gloom

Ministers from 35 key nations began a critical round of talks on Monday in an attempt to nail down a global trade deal.


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

Lockdown heroes feed hungry kids

Feeding schemes inundated with requests to assist during Covid-19 lockdown

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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