Kim Willsher

French steel industry goes soft

As thunderstorms raged in the area last week, the symbolism was potent: the picket-line bonfire hissed and went out.

Trierweiler in it for love, not politics

If Francois Hollande becomes president of France, it will be a job he has worked for and hankered after for most of his adult life.

France warns Twitter users not to ‘bugger’ the election

French social media users have been warned not to "bugger" the country's election by talking about exit poll results before voting is officially over.

Gaddafi’s phantom finger found in Sarkozy’s presidential pie

Damaging new claims have emerged about the funding of Nicolas Sarkozy's 2007 election campaign and his links with slain Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.

Paris goes green with Bluecar

Capital trials new electric car-sharing scheme -- and hopes to have 5 000 vehicles on the roads by 2013.

Welcome for Baby Doc shows Haitians’ desperation

An earthquake, hurricanes, cholera, political crises -- it seemed Haiti's woes could not get worse.

Priceless artwork stolen in Nice

Armed robbers have stolen four priceless works of art in a brazen daylight raid on a French museum, writes Kim Willsher.

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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

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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