European Union

Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency faces EU antitrust scrutiny

Libra is reportedly being probed by the European Union's competition authorities

Brexit is a ‘massive economic opportunity’: PM Johnson

In a speech in Manchester where he pledged new investment in Leave-voting areas, Johnson promised to step up negotiations on post-Brexit trade deals

Editorial: UK fallout will hurt us

Such a divisive figure will further ruin Britain. This is, of course, that country’s choice

Britain’s Johnson rejects ‘unacceptable’ Brexit deal

In his debut in Parliament, the former London mayor urged EU leaders to rethink their opposition to renegotiating the deal

Sudan’s generals should be targeted with global sanctions

The EU must monitor military leaders, rather than use them to outsource migration control

The struggle to regulate online giants like Facebook, Google, Amazon

Government regulators are scrambling to collar the online giants

Theresa May: A legacy sunk by Brexit

The Conservative premier's turbulent time in office was swamped and ultimately sunk by her legacy-defining battle to secure a Brexit divorce deal

UK PM contender Johnson’s biggest controversies

Here are some of the most contentious episodes in the life of the 55-year-old former foreign secretary and London mayor

Greener cars have truly electrifying potential

But South Africa will have to adopt proactive policies to increase demand and manufacturing

Letters to the editor: June 28 to July 4

Read this week's letters to the editor

Slovakia swears in first woman president Caputova

The 45-year-old environmental lawyer was sworn in as the EU's first female president.

Larger than life: Britain’s Boris Johnson

The former foreign minister has dismissed questions about his competence and populist rhetoric with a pitch to take Britain out of the European Union

Latest

From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces.

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Press Releases

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.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it