Euro Crisis

Greece votes on budget to unlock aid

Greece is expected to approve a 2013 budget on Sunday that includes unpopular spending cuts and tax hikes so it can receive an aid payment.

ECB’s Honohan says bond plan will silence doubters

The European Central Bank's bond buying scheme will win over Germany's Bundesbank, says the bailout recipient's representative on the bank's board.

No rest for debt weary Greeks

The Greek government has been ordered to implement draconian measures to reform the labour market by introducing a six-day working week.

Finnish and klaar with the euro

Euroscepticism stalks Finland, the only country in the monetary union that has a stable rating.

Bankers happy to play Nero as Europe burns

While Rome burned, Nero put on fancy dress, stood on a tower and played his lyre, writes Simon Jenkins.

An island of calm in the euro storm

Not joining the union has paid off for the Swiss, although tough times are ahead for them too, writes Lisa Steyn.

Aid to Africa dwindles as euro crisis rages on

Figures from the advocacy group One indicated that Europe had failed to meet pledges made at the Gleneagles G8 summit in 2005.

Another week, another euro summit

Every 'grand bargain' so far has failed to acknowledge the deep-seated imbalance between Germany and everyone else in the single currency.

It gets worse: SA economy headed for troubled waters

The summer of the EU's 2012 meltdown will signal SA's winter of discontent as an economic crisis looks set to play out with devastating consequences.

Europe’s leaders face testing month of crisis-fighting

TS Eliot said that April was the cruellest month, but for Europe's leaders, it may prove to be June.

Bully boys rally to keep euro intact

The European Union plays on fears to keep countries such as Greece from leaving the single currency, writes Seumas Milne.

Europe’s leaders urged to opt for growth

Europe's leaders met on Wednesday for crisis talks to rescue the euro amid a warning from the West's leading economic think-tank.


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

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