Eurozone Bailout

Turkey’s lira turmoil could herald a global financial crisis

A decade of unconventional monetary policy has stored up immense vulnerabilities in the world economy

Greece’s creditors are still digging their own graves

By lending Greece money, eurozone members bear some responsibility for the plight of the beleaguered country.

Few agree on success of Greece’s ‘cut the debt’ tour

A diplomatic offensive by new Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras to ease bailout aid requirements has been failing to win converts.

Greece’s new leader moves to form anti-austerity government

The election result marked a comprehensive rejection of the years of austerity demanded by the EU and IMF in return for the €240-billion bailout.

Cyprus finance minister quits after bailout concludes

Cyprus's finance minister has resigned after concluding a €10-billion bailout deal with international lenders.

Italy shatters eurozone’s uneasy peace

As the country tries to form a government, the region's leaders are again sniping at each other.

Canny Greeks resort to retail therapy of another kind

In the heart of Greece's most fertile plain, locals have come up with a novel way of dealing with austerity.

Greece wins more time but no immediate aid

Greece's international lenders have agreed to give the country two more years to make the cuts demanded of it.

Economic week ahead: Beginning with Frankenstorm

The economic week ahead will blow in with a massive storm in the US - the world's largest economy - and end with vehicle sales figures here in SA.

Time to ditch the euro

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

Desperate Spanish unable to cope

Age-old tensions have resurfaces as the country buckles under harsh austerity measures.

Spain slashes spending in bid to head off bailout

Spain has crept closer to a bailout as the government leaked plans to cut pension spending.

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