Julia Gillard

Australian PM urges unity after surviving leadership challenge

Embattled Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull narrowly survived a leadership challenge as discontent with his rule boiled over

Australia elections: Rudd concedes defeat to Abbott

Prime Minister Kevin Rudd said he will step down as Labor leader because voters punished the party for internal warfare.

Australian women rally around ousted PM Julia Gillard

An Australian women's group has defended ousted prime minister Julia Gillard, saying she had battled "gross disrespect" while in office.

Hostile media hindered Gillard’s success

Leading a minority government and facing a hostile media made it difficult for Julia Gillard to succeed.

Australia PM Julia Gillard: It will be easier for the next woman

A teary-eyed Julia Gillard conceded to her Labour Party rival Kevin Rudd, and talked about what her term as prime minister might mean for other women.

DJ suspended for asking if Aussie PM’s boyfriend is gay

An Australian radio host has been suspended after pressing Prime Minister Julia Gillard on air whether her hairdresser boyfriend Tim Mathieson is gay.

Australia PM defends leaving dead asylum seekers at sea

Australia's Prime Minister Julia Gillard has backed her government's choice to leave the bodies of drowned asylum-seekers in the ocean.

Australia PM Gillard wins leadership vote unopposed

Australia prime minister Julia Gillard will lead the government until September after her rival, Kevin Rudd, said he did not have enough support.

Gillard’s partner puts his foot in it with ‘small, female Asian’ gaffe

Leader of Australia Julia Gillard's face is said to have turned to stone when partner Tim Mathieson made a bigoted joke at an official reception.

Australia’s ‘misogynist’ politician puts his foot in it again

Tony Abbott, Australia's politician damned as a misogynist by Julia Gillard, has plunged himself into a new row over his attitude towards women.

Australia reinstates legislation to deter asylum seekers

Australia's prime minister, Julia Gillard has announced a sharp reversal in her government's policy on asylum seekers on Monday.

The economic week ahead: By the numbers

A credible plan to address Europe's long-running debt crisis appears to be emerging slowly but surely, writes <b>Matt Quigley</b>

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Wellcome Trust award goes to UKZN mental health champion

Dr Andr? J van Rensburg, a senior researcher in UKZN's Centre for Rural Health, received the Wellcome Trust Discretionary Award.

MTN gears up to deliver improved customer service

On 28 January, the first batch of MTN contract customers will be migrated onto the new customer service platform.

Request for expression of interest on analysis of quality and outcome indicators for regional and district hospitals in Lesotho

Introduction The Ministry of Health of Lesotho with the support of the World Bank funded Nutrition and Health Systems Strengthening...

MiX Telematics enhances in-vehicle video camera solution

The company has launched the gold MiX Vision Bureau Service, which includes driver-coaching tools to ensure risky driver behaviour can be addressed proactively and efficiently.

Boosting safety for cargo and drivers

The use of a telematics system for fleet vehicles has proved to be an important tool in helping to drive down costs and improve efficiency, says MiX Telematics Africa.

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA