Fernando Haddad

South Africa’s not that different from Brazil

South Africans could embrace an authoritarian state if the government fails to address current social and economic issues

What Bolsonaro’s election victory means

Jair Bolsonaro is the embodiment of the most hardline faction military dictatorship that ruled Brazil for twenty-one years

Social media in the spotlight in Brazil presidential race

Facebook and WhatsApp — hugely popular in the Latin American nation — have been thrust into the spotlight for being used to traffic in disinformation

Divided Brazil barrels towards uncertain presidential run-off

Jair Bolsonaro easily beat a dozen other candidates on Sunday — but not by enough to avoid an October 28 showdown with Fernando Haddad

Brazil votes for new president, far-right Bolsonaro in lead

If Jair Bolsonaro gets more than 50% of the vote to lead the field of 13 candidates, he will win the presidency outright

Ex-Sao Paulo mayor named as jailed Lula’s running mate

Despite being behind bars, Lula leads the voting intentions of a third of the electorate, according to polls

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MTN unveils TikTok bundles

Customised MTN TikTok data bundles are available to all prepaid customers on *136*2#.

Marketers need to reinvent themselves

Marketing is an exciting discipline, offering the perfect fit for individuals who are equally interested in business, human dynamics and strategic thinking. But the...

Upskill yourself to land your dream job in 2020

If you received admission to an IIE Higher Certificate qualification, once you have graduated, you can articulate to an IIE Diploma and then IIE Bachelor's degree at IIE Rosebank College.

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.

KZN teacher educators jet off to Columbia University

A group of academics were selected as participants of the programme focused on PhD completion, mobility, supervision capacity development and the generation of high-impact research.

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.