George Papandreou

The embarrassment that is Europe now

This has not been a great week to be South African as a once-proud liberation movement rushed into law a Secrecy Bill.

Greece PM to begin rescue mission ahead of confidence vote

Greece's Lucas Papademos will seek to take advantage of a rare political truce to push austerity and radical reform and stave off bankruptcy.

Papademos sworn in to lead party-packed Greek Cabinet

Lucas Papademos has taken office to save Greece from bankruptcy with a Cabinet filled with many of the politicians who led the nation into crisis.

Europe’s biggest deficit is democratic independence

Financial markets rallied after Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou announced he was dropping plans for a referendum on the terms of the bailout.

Greece’s new coalition head must battle crippling debt

Former ECB vice-president Lucas Papademos will head Greece's new crisis coalition, ending suspense over who will try to save the country from default.

New Greece prime minister still unknown as bankruptcy looms

As their country's debt crisis situation worsens, Greek politicians have remained deadlocked around who to appoint as their new prime minister.

New leaders will secure debt deal, promises Papandreou

Greece's outgoing prime minister says there is an agreement that the new interim government will ensure the country's debt deal follows through.

Papandreou out as coalition gathers to put out Greek fires

The Greek PM and opposition have agreed on the formation of a new unity government in a bid to break a deadlock and pave the way for an EU bailout.

Papandreou struggles to form new government

European leaders watch nervously as embattled Greek premier tries to find allies and avoid the nightmare of being thrown out of the eurozone.

Wall St falls ahead of confidence vote in Greece

US stocks fell on Friday, ending four weeks of back-to-back gains, as political instability resurfaced in Europe.

Greece moots unity government after referendum drama

The main opposition in Greece has called for early elections as PM Pandreou scurries to form a unity government after narrowly escaping a recall.

Greek prime minister faces survival vote

Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou faces a confidence vote with the fate of the nation's EU/IMF bailout deal in the balance.

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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.

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Is your tertiary institution accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

VUT chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, dies

The university conferred the degree of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa on Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi for his outstanding leadership contributions to maths and science education development.

Innovate4AMR now in second year

SA's Team pill-Alert aims to tackle antimicrobial resistance by implementing their strategic intervention that ensures patients comply with treatment.

Medical students present solution in Geneva

Kapil Narain and Mohamed Hoosen Suleman were selected to present their strategic intervention to tackle antimicrobial resistance to an international panel of experts.