European Union

Germany plans to ban gay, lesbian ‘conversion therapy’

The German health minister plans to pass a law which prohibits gay and lesbian people from converting to heterosexual people

Beating Boris: Race to replace UK’s May kicks off

Ten Conservative MPs gathered enough support to qualify by Monday's deadline for the race to replace May

Drugs and Brexit: Race to replace UK’s May under way

Eleven candidates have set their sights on replacing May, who quit as the prime minister over her failure to take Britain out of the EU on time

May’s final bid to salvage Brexit deal appears doomed

The embattled leader on Tuesday promised to give lawmakers a vote on holding a second Brexit referendum

UK campaigners gear up for EU vote in shadow of Brexit

The vote could now become a poll on Brexit — three years on from a referendum in which 52% voted to leave the bloc

Electoral systems need urgent reform. South Africa is no exception

The current crisis in British politics is significant for countries like South Africa where a change in electoral systems is needed

Five pivotal moments behind Brexit chaos

Britains's decision to leave the EU three years ago has become a study in political chaos that few could have predicted then

May pledges to quit to save Brexit plan

The prime minister of Britain dramatically announced she would quit if her MPs finally backed her withdrawal agreement

Turkey is a democracy — that’s a fact

A bid to overthrow a legitimate government and the deaths of innocent people cannot be justified

Ready or not? Britain’s ‘no deal’ planning

Ahead of April 12, Britain has begun to put plans into place to cushion their potential push out of the European Union

UK parliament plots Brexit Plan B after sidelining May

Parliament is now effectively re-considering how to go about Brexit all over again

British MPs set to vote on no-deal Brexit

Some eurosceptics are now pressing to end Britain's 46-year EU membership with no deal, but May warned this could cause "significant economic shock"

Latest

R80-million: The cost of evacuating South Africans from Wuhan in China

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

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

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