G20

The fable of SA’s special economic zones

The country is being pushed to develop more SEZs. But is this a viable strategy, given unemployment and ‘deglobalisation’?

How South Africa and Germany can help the world

Both countries have a strong orientation towards multilateralism and democratic values

SA, like others, flunks emissions report card

The latest report card on how we are doing as a country to reduce emissions is in — and we’re not doing well

The G20 needs more women

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

Ramaphosa failed to offer us any real Sona power

This last Sona has been widely criticised for, among other things, lacking precision and detail

Can Eskom keep lights on in a low-carbon economy?

The ANC’s head of economic transformation, Enoch Godongwana, told Carte Blanche viewers that some South African banks refused to put money in coal.

Wake up, there is no Planet B

The environmental threat to humanity means world leaders must finish what they started

Cop-out stalls climate action

In the face of overwhelming scientific evidence, a few obdurate nations have delayed the critical response

French government yields on fuel price hikes after weeks of protest

An increase scheduled for January 1, was "scrapped for the year 2019" in its entirety, Environment Minister Francois de Rugy announced on BFM TV

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

IMF sounds alert over debt in largest economies

For the first time in years the IMF is optimistic about global economic growth, but debt is mounting in the world's largest countries.

Latest

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

Press Releases

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

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it