Iran Sanctions

Japan’s Abe warns conflict with Iran impacts entire world

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has warned that military confrontation with Iran will impact global peace and stability, as he visits the...

Rouhani says conflict with Iran would be ‘mother of all wars’

The US is seeking to tighten the economic screws on Iran, abandoning a landmark 2015 nuclear deal and reimposing stringent sanctions

Zim denies deal with Iran, seeks journalists over report

Zimbabwean police are looking for two journalists who wrote the story about a secret uranium export deal between Zimbabwe and Iran.

SA stops oil imports from Iran

A Sars report has shown South Africa cut all crude oil imports from Iran in June amid heavy European and US sanctions over Iran's nuclear programme.

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.

Israel demands immediate effect of Iran sanctions

Israel says an EU embargo on Iranian oil and additional sanctions -- due to take effect from July -- should begin now.

Engen buys Saudi oil to replace Iran’s shortfall

Trade sources say Engen has decided to buy additional crude from top oil exporter Saudi Aramco after it halted imports from Iran.

Netanyahu defiant in the face of sanctions

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu says international sanctions are hurting Iran's economy but not enough to persuade it to curb its nuclear ambitions.

Shell feels the bite of Iran sanction with R1bn debt

Shell is struggling to pay off $1-billion that it owes Iran for crude oil because EU and US sanctions make it almost impossible to process payments.

South Africa suspends Iran oil imports

South Africa has suspended almost all of its oil imports from Iran and intends to abide by a US request to significantly drop supplies from the state.

SA idles in neutral as Iran oil fuels diplomatic tension

South Africa is walking a fine line, balancing conflicting East-West attitudes to Iran while protecting oil imports and warding off fuel price hikes.

Iran lashes out at Western motives

Iran has condemned what it calls the use of oil as a political tool against producers, referring to Western sanctions over Tehran's nuclear programme.


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

‘We’re satisfied with SA’s land reform policy’— US Ambassador

Top US official is lobbying multinational firms to invest in South Africa

Press Releases

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

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences