Joyce Banda

Africa’s women belong at the top

'While many girls possess leadership qualities, social, political, and economic barriers stymie their potential,' writes Joyce Banda.

Editorial: AU is still a men’s club

'In its history, only three women heads of state have been represented at the AU'

Malawi anti-graft body says Banda still under probe

Former president Joyce Banda returned to Malawi at the weekend after four years of self-imposed exile

Why Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is no feminist icon

The international media and her supporters continue to hoist Johnson Sirleaf up as the matron of African women's rights. But does she deserve it?

Malawi’s Banda, arms firm rock the boat

Malawi has renegotiated a $145-million deal with SA's Paramount group for patrol boats.

Editorial: Deal muddies the water

Murky dealings around Lake Malawi interceptor boats order

Malawi’s Banda, arms firm rock the boat

Malawi has renegotiated a $145-million deal with SA's Paramount group for patrol boats.

Banda: ‘I am a free Malawian citizen now’

In her first interview since being voted out of office, former Malawi president Joyce Banda discusses her eight-month absence from the country.

Malawi ‘theft’ balloons to R540m

A leaked audit has hardened suspicions that Cashgate funded election campaigns

CCTV tapes ‘show’ Banda meeting Cashgate suspect

The state has handed over the footage to Malawi’s corruption-busting body for forensic examination and further action.

Cashgate: Banda says people were coerced into implicating her

Responding to graft allegations levelled against her, former Malawian president Joyce Banda claims she has evidence of pressure to "implicate" her.

Cashgate: Malawi’s bigwigs feel the heat

Ex-president Joyce Banda and three others are being investigated as part of the Cashgate scandal.


R80-million: The cost of evacuating South Africans from Wuhan in China

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

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