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.

Press Releases

Wellcome Trust award goes to UKZN mental health champion

Dr Andr? J van Rensburg, a senior researcher in UKZN's Centre for Rural Health, received the Wellcome Trust Discretionary Award.

MTN gears up to deliver improved customer service

On 28 January, the first batch of MTN contract customers will be migrated onto the new customer service platform.

Request for expression of interest on analysis of quality and outcome indicators for regional and district hospitals in Lesotho

Introduction The Ministry of Health of Lesotho with the support of the World Bank funded Nutrition and Health Systems Strengthening...

MiX Telematics enhances in-vehicle video camera solution

The company has launched the gold MiX Vision Bureau Service, which includes driver-coaching tools to ensure risky driver behaviour can be addressed proactively and efficiently.

Boosting safety for cargo and drivers

The use of a telematics system for fleet vehicles has proved to be an important tool in helping to drive down costs and improve efficiency, says MiX Telematics Africa.

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA