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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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Mam’Ntshangase was described as a fierce critic of mining and ambassador for land rights.

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Transport Month

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Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

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In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

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