Evangelos Venizelos

Greece closes in on coalition deal

Greece has begun a second day of coalition talks under the gun from financial markets and world powers after elections won by a pro-euro party.

Eurozone refuses Greek rescue without reforms

Eurozone ministers have told Greece they could not go ahead with an agreed deal to restructure privately held debt until it guaranteed reforms.

Eurozone ministers to continue ‘tough’ Greece talks

Finance ministers are to confer by telephone after 12 hours of talks in Athens failed to produce a breakthrough on a Greek bailout deal.

MPs in standoff over severe cuts

Talks appear to be stalling between EU, IMF negotiators and Greek officials.

Angry Greeks condemn EU plot to control its finances

Germany's plan to install a commissioner in Athens with veto powers over the Greek budget has been dismissed as "laughable".

Greek conservatives reject signing reform pledge

A major conservative party in Greece's new unity government has refused to drop its opposition to signing reform pledges in return for crucial loans.

Greece cutting the fat to stunt growing debt

Greek Finance Minister Evangelos Venizelos has announced budget cuts totalling around €2-billion in exchange for a rescue package.

Greece denies split with auditors amid funding fears

Finance Minister Evangelos Venizelos insists there is no rift with EU and IMF auditors, who say Greece failed to meet conditions to unlock funding.


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