European Union

Microsoft throws weight behind EU’s Google probe

Microsoft on Thursday threw its weight behind a probe by European Union authorities into whether Google is unfairly thwarting competition.

AU and EU: Poor and rich man’s club

Both are grappling with regional integration, but remain poles apart.

Split leaves Nato on sidelines of Libya strikes

A push by several allies for the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to take over operations in Libya ran into resistance from France on Monday.

Libyan rebels fight back, West divided

Rebels battling Muammar Gaddafi appealed on Friday for arms and medical aid, while the EU insisted the Libyan strongman step down "without delay".

EU, Nato to meet on Libya after day of battles

Nato and the EU begin two days of talks on Libya on Thursday focusing on a possible "no-fly" zone after a day of fierce fighting.

Observer mission: Sudan split ‘virtually certain’

An observer mission said on Monday that the secession of South Sudan was "virtually certain" as polling stations wrapped up their counts.

China says ‘difficult’ to accept Iran nuclear invite

China said it will be "difficult" for its ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency to tour Iran's nuclear facilities.

Germany finds dioxin in pork as well as poultry

German authorities said on Tuesday the highly toxic chemical dioxin had been discovered in pork in addition to poultry products.

China minister warns EU debt crisis could turn ‘chronic’

China's commerce minister warned that measures being taken in Europe to fix the sovereign debt crisis are "turning an acute disease into a chronic".

Gbagbo cronies facing EU sanctions

The EU decided to slap visa bans on 19 Ivorians, including incumbent president Laurent Gbagbo and his powerful wife, Simone.

European Union set to punish Côte d’Ivoire

The EU said it is ready to slap "restrictive measures" against Côte d'Ivoire where Gbagbo is refusing to recognise his rival's victory.

EU moves to unify sanctions for financial abuse

The EU executive launched a campaign this week for a new Europe-wide system of penalties, fines and possible jail terms in financial services.


High court refuses application to cross provinces for a funeral

Despite “extreme sympathy”, court says it must uphold the law

Partner row hits Mabuza Eskom deal

Former business associate says Nomvula Mabuza was not authorised to use his firm’s credentials to win the R100-million maintenance contract

Viral threat no match for Mama K’s Team 4

While most of Netflix’s live-action productions have been suspended, work on Mama K’s forges on from the comfort of animators’ couches and kitchen tables

Press Releases

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

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories