EURO

At 20, the euro is a currency giant on fragile footing

Born on January 1 1999, the euro initially existed only as a virtual currency used in accounting and financial transactions

Euro elites want Greece regime shift

The current confrontation will shape resistance to austerity - and the future of the whole of Europe.

Rand steady ahead of key data releases

Little changed from its overnight close against the major currencies‚ as the rand held steady in early trade on Tuesday.

Time to ditch the euro

The dismal failure of Europe's monetary union means it should be abandoned to save countries.

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.

China’s ark is not big enough for the world

The major economic entities are in the throes of self-inflicted, but apparently insoluble, problems as they lurch their way to stagnation.

Battle won but fiscal war not over

Europe's leaders are claiming victory in the eurozone crisis after agreeing to new deals that halve Greek debt.

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Public transport inequality

The Competition Commission’s market inquiry reveals that South Africa’s public transport system remains skewed by class, advantaging middle- and high-income earners

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid-era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

Press Releases

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

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

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Making sense of tax-free savings and investment

Have you made the most of your tax-free investment contributions?

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.