G20 Summit

China-US trade talks to restart after G20 tariff truce

The negotiations in the financial hub will be the first face-to-face discussions since President Trump agreed to a truce with President Xi Jinping

The G20 needs more women

Clearly the problem lies not in the G20 per se but in its member nations

Stormy G20 looms as Trump bashes China on trade

The long-running trade war between the world's top two economies looked poised to dominate the agenda of the group of 20 summit

Trump says China to cut car tariffs in trade truce

The ceasefire follows months of tensions and tit-for-tat custom duties on hundreds of billions of dollars worth of goods

Five key moments from the G20

Here are five moments from the first day of the summit

G20 may be most remarkable since 2009

It is not just the splits in the West that could make this year’s G20 memorable.

G20 agrees to boost economies

The world's 20 major economies have agreed to a plan aimed at pushing their combined growth beyond the 2% they were initially targeting.

Australian PM vows to confront Putin over MH17

Tony Abbott has promised to 'shirtfront' Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G20 summit about the MH17 plane crash, in which 38 Australians died.

G20 aspires to faster growth on sketchy roadmap

The world's top economies have adopted several soft targets, signalling optimism that the worst of crisis-era austerity has finally passed.

G20 needs input from poorer countries on tax issues

Profit shifting and base erosion have been watchwords of the G20 this year.

Growth needs to be sustainable, says Gordhan

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has said the outcomes of the G20 summit shows that everyone is aiming towards balanced economic growth.

Another September of discontent

Five potential flashpoints may well derail any global recovery.

Latest

State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Press Releases

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

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs