Egypt Protests

The city wins — but Egypt loses

A novel inspired by Arab Spring activists is brutally honest about what happened — and what keeps happening

The shame of being a South African in the rest of Africa

Once upon a time, being a South African in the rest of Africa was a get-out-of-jail-free card. Now we are viewed with anger. And we deserve it

Egypt’s prosecutor fights dropping of Mubarak charges

Egypt's public prosecutor is appealing the dropping of a murder charge against ex-president Hosni Mubarak over the deaths of protesters.

Egypt court sentences Mubarak to three years for graft

Deposed Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak has been sentenced to three years in prison on corruption charges.

Ethnic conflict in Egypt leaves several dead

Clashes between the Bani Hilal group and Nubian villagers in Egypt have left at least 15 people dead, prompting police to send in reinforcements.

UNESCO to help restore Islamic museum in Cairo

Unesco has expressed shock and concern after seeing the destruction caused by a bomb blast at a Cairo-based museum dedicated to Islamic history.

Egypt uprising anniversary marred by clashes

Clashes in Egypt have led to the death of 49 people during rival rallies on the third anniversary of the 2011 revolt that toppled Hosni Mubarak.

Student killed in Muslim Brotherhood clash with Cairo police

One student is dead and scores have been arrested amid clashes between Muslim Brotherhood supporters and Egyptian police at a Cairo university campus.

Long jail terms for Egypt’s pro-Morsi protesters

A group of 12 supporters of overthrown president Mohamed Morsi have been sentenced to 17 years in prison for taking part in a violent protest.

Egypt’s Morsi says he was kidnapped before being deposed

Former Egypt president Mohamed Morsi says he was kidnapped by the Republican Guard the day before the army announced his removal.

Egypt resurrects Mubarak’s might

The security apparatus has survived Mohamed Morsi, and is more powerful – and aggressive – than ever.

Photojournalist to return to SA after Egypt deportation

Photojournalist Adil Bradlow, who was deported from Egypt for filming without accreditation, is expected to arrive in South Africa on Tuesday morning.

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Coronavirus: South Africa will evacuate citizens from Wuhan

The government is expected to evacuate citizens from Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak originated

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

Press Releases

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

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