Far right uses coronavirus to scapegoat refugees

Europe’s far-right nationalists are closing their borders and using Covid-19 as a guise to deport and deny entry to refugees and asylum seekers

Smart thinking for fiscal balance

A mix of tax increases and expenditure cuts are essential for long-term growth

DNA shows first modern Briton had dark skin, blue eyes

Cheddar Man's tribe migrated to Britain at the end of the last Ice Age and his DNA has been linked to individuals discovered in modern-day Spain

Pragmatism eases pain for refugees

Change in governments' policy sees a reduction in chaos as the flow of people to the EU continues.

Hungary’s culture is being crushed or co-opted

The 'patriotic' culture war being waged by the government may force the closure of one of Hungary's leading arts academies

Webber dumbstruck by Hungarian Grand Prix performance

Mark Webber has blamed his car's Drag Reduction System for a lacklustre performance in the Hungarian Grand Prix.

Roma flee Hungarian paramilitary ‘training camp’

Nearly 300 Roma women and children fled their homes in Hungary as members of a far-right paramilitary group arrived for a three-day "training camp".

Webber wins in Hungary to take F1 lead

Australian Mark Webber took back the Formula One championship lead from Lewis Hamilton on Sunday after snatching victory in the Hungarian Grand Prix.

McLaren look to bounce back

McLaren head into this weekend's Hungarian Grand Prix in Budapest looking to close the performance gap on Red Bull and Ferrari.

Hungary claims world kissing title

Organisers of a kissing event in Budapest said on Monday they have earned a place in the <i>Guinness Book of Records</i> for the most number of couples locking lips at the same time. They said they would submit video footage and documentation showing 7&nbsp;451 couples were locked in simultaneous buccal bonding for 10 seconds on Sunday.

Christmas trees keep Hungarian hamlet afloat

From the postman to the mayor, nearly everyone grows Christmas trees in the sleepy Hungarian hamlet of Surd in a long-held tradition that has guaranteed economic survival, even in hard times. Local lore says that Surd, population 650, produces enough Christmas trees to supply half of the capital of Budapest's two million residents.

Violent storm causes death, injuries in Budapest

Three people died, two were missing and about 300 were injured in Budapest late on Sunday when a violent storm struck a fireworks display over the river Danube, attended by more than a million people. "According to the current information, there are three dead and two missing," government spokesperson Emese Danks said on Monday.


Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Lockdown heroes feed hungry kids

Feeding schemes inundated with requests to assist during Covid-19 lockdown

Press Releases

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders