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George’s holiday in Greece with Madiba

In his book 65 Years of Friendship: A memoir of my friendship with Nelson Mandela, George Bizos tells of their only holiday together

Refugees in Greece face rising hostility

A new government is getting 'tough' on immigration – but local organisations provide crucial support

Thomas Cook’s big fat Greek wedding ruined after firm collapses

The couple, from the town of Hucknall near Nottingham in central England, said they had spent almost £10 000 on a wedding package with Thomas Cook

IMF wilfully takes austerity road

East Asia 1998, Greece 2008, Argentina 2018. The fund knows the suffering its loans cause, yet it has gone ahead in Ecuador

On politics and divine instruction

When someone with such a magnificent name, and holding such an impressive position, tells you something, you have to believe her

My colleague’s stake in the Reserve Bank billionaire club

The bulk of the Reserve Bank’s shareholders are individuals,but include trusts, pension funds, unions, a library, and an archbishop

Macedonia lawmakers to vote on name change deal with Greece

Ever since its small neighbour proclaimed independence in 1991, Greece has maintained that the name Macedonia can only apply to its northern province

Macedonia president urges boycott of name-change referendum

The country could change its name to North Macedonia to appease Greece and ease its joining of international bodies

Turkey’s lira turmoil could herald a global financial crisis

A decade of unconventional monetary policy has stored up immense vulnerabilities in the world economy

Penning a route for lost Odysseus

'Now there’s a bit of a cultural fudge going on here'

Scores dead as Greece wildfires blaze through villages

On Monday night, firefighters fought against the flames, which were fanned by winds of up to 100km per hour

Greece, Macedonia sign historic deal to end name row

The accord aims to end one of the world's longest diplomatic disputes, which began 27 years ago with Macedonia's declaration of independence

Macedonia: The decades-long quarrel over its name

The name chosen by the eastern European country of Macedonia at its independence 27 years ago has been steadfastly rejected by its neighbour Greece

Refugees in Greece feel like ‘prisoners and hostages’

On Samos Island, some 2,000 asylum seekers are crammed in a refugee centre designed to accommodate only 700 people.

Rotten deals follow Cosmo Fruit

Liquidators are searching for assets after Ioannis Ntinos’s company was declared insolvent

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Zuma won’t appear before Zondo commission on Monday, say his lawyers

Last year the commission asked the Constitutional Court to force the former president to appear. Although ruling has not been made, the summons remains valid, but Zuma’s lawyers say they won’t honour it

Molefe blames Ramaphosa for Eskom’s woes in statement to Zondo commission

Brian Molefe guns for Cyril Ramaphosa, alleging that the president’s relationship with Glencore was only a ploy to siphon money out of Eskom

Zondo commission: Lynne Brown reportedly says ‘eish’ when told of Zuma’s alleged Eskom meddling

More allegations against Jacob Zuma put before the state capture commission, as the questions the former president will have to answer when he appears next week continue to stack up

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