Jan Strupczewski

European ‘bank union’ could prevent another debt crisis

Plans underway by Angela Merkel's Chancellory could see the power to deal with struggling banks move from national to European level.

Greece wins more time but no immediate aid

Greece's international lenders have agreed to give the country two more years to make the cuts demanded of it.

EU seals new Greek bailout deal after tortuous talks

Eurozone leaders have sealed a new bailout for Greece that will fix its immediate financing needs but is unlikely to revive its shattered economy.

Eurozone refuses Greek rescue without reforms

Eurozone ministers have told Greece they could not go ahead with an agreed deal to restructure privately held debt until it guaranteed reforms.

EU’s finance ministers meet to boost bailout measures

EU leaders are working to bolster a bailout fund to help prevent contagion in bond markets, amid growing US pressure to staunch the debt crisis.

Holding thumbs for a deal: EU leaders continue talks

EU leaders are holding talks to try to hammer out a plan for tackling the eurozone debt crisis, but a breakthrough is not expected until Wednesday.

G20 demands eurozone debt solution within weeks

The world's leading economies are pressing Europe to act boldly within eight days to resolve the eurozone's sovereign debt crisis.

Greeks rage against austerity while EU squabbles

Greeks raged against a wave of austerity on Wednesday after finance ministers failed to agree how to make private creditors contribute to a bailout.

Greece promised rescue package, but investors wary

European nations aim to formally launch the biggest financial bail-out of a country this week and hope it will bring calm to the markets.

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Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

South Africans stuck in China are desperate to escape coronavirus ‘prison’

But the department of international relations and co-operation claims they are comfortable and taken care of 

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it