Formula 1

Desiré Wilson: Fast but forgotten

The South African is the only woman to ever win an F1 race, but her career was slowed down by political and financial barriers

Hamilton stirs up social media storm with pro-vegan post

The five time world champion said that the only way to save the planet is to go vegan

Sporting world mourns death of ‘true legend’ Niki Lauda

The legendary formula one driver died at the University Hospital Zurich in Switzerland on Monday night surrounded by his closest family members

Ayrton Senna: Brazil mourns ‘superhero’ 25 years after his death

Apart from his exceptional driving skills, his attention to other elements of the sport set him apart from other drivers

No smoke without fire: Tobacco companies in quiet return to Formula One

​Tobacco giants Philip Morris and British American Tobacco have formed partnerships with scientific research subsidiaries and Formula 1 teams

Brawn understands wall of secrecy around stricken Schumacher

Schumacher suffered severe head injuries in a skiing accident in December 2013 and has not been seen in public since

F1 changes are revving up a storm

The departure of key figures has cleared the track to make racing appealing to a younger generation.

‘King of F1’ Hamilton takes championship with victory at Abu Dhabi

Now two-time world champion Lewis Hamilton was lauded by Britain's Prince Harry as being a "legend", while media branded him the king of Formula 1.

Hamilton, Rosberg take F1 championship down to the wire

All Lewis Hamilton has to do to clinch this year's F1 championship is to win the next race but teammate Nico Rosberg will not go down without a fight.

More F1 teams could face failure after two teams’ departure

Caterham and Marussia have dropped off the F1 radar, and Max Mosely warns that they may not be the last to do so as the big teams rake in more money.

Rosberg’s wrong turn a new twist in F1 championship

Overall leader Nico Rosberg feels the pressure as Lewis Hamilton keeps the F1 drivers' championship open with his victory at the Italian Grand Prix.

Michael Schumacher out of coma

F1 legend Michael Schumacher has emerged from a five-month induced coma following his skiing accident in December.

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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