Iran Nuclear Ambition

No ‘fail-safe choices’ in nuke talks

The collapse of negotiations over Iran's nuclear programme would be potentially cataclysmic.

Zim agrees to sell uranium to Iran

Zimbabwe has signed a secret deal to supply Iran with the raw materials needed to develop a nuclear weapon, in breach of international sanctions.

Iran confident Israel won’t launch ‘stupid’ attack

Iran has dismissed Israeli threats of an imminent attack against it, explaining that such a "stupid" act would provoke "very severe consequences".

Iran airs assassination ‘confessions’

Iranian television aired what it described as confessions of individuals accused of assassinating nuclear scientists, saying they worked for Israel.

Iran rattles its sabres, US sticks to its guns

Iran has announced that it's prepared to launch missiles at US bases throughout the Gulf within minutes of any attack on the Islamic Republic.

Iran toys with missile capable of striking Israel

Iran has test-fired a ballistic missile capable of striking Israel as part of war games designed to show its ability to retaliate if attacked.

US makes new Gulf military moves

The US has moved new forces into the Gulf to keep strategic waterways open and strike deep within Iran in the event of a regional military escalation.

Khamenei threatens Israel with ‘lightning’ revenge

Iran's supreme leader has threatened a "lightning response" to any Israeli attack, defeating hopes of Western officials for a conciliatory tone.

Iran’s uranium enough to produce five nuclear weapons

A UN report has found that the total production, for the last five years, of low-enriched uranium would be enough for at least five nuclear weapons.

US approves Iran sanctions

The US Senate has approved new sanctions against Iran aimed at convincing the Islamic Republic to suspend its uranium enrichment.

Iran and world powers agree to continue talks

Negotiators from Tehran and six world powers have finally resumed talks over Iran's nuclear programme and have agreed to meet again next month.

Iran prepares new proposals for nuclear talks

Iran says it has new proposals for talks on its nuclear activity, but it's still unclear if those include information on its uranium enrichment drive.


Coronavirus: South Africa will evacuate citizens from Wuhan

The government is expected to evacuate citizens from Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak originated

Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

Omar Essack leaves the 702 and 94.7 owners after a protracted standoff with the board

LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

Press Releases

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs