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Turkey calls US ‘wild wolves’, vows to abandon dollar in trade

Ties between NATO members Washington and Ankara hit a new low last month as US President Donald Trump announced steep new tariffs

No let-up in Turkey lira slide after Moody’s downgrades

The currency has been hit by concerns over monetary policy under President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Trump’s many trade wars: A summary

President Donald Trump has been making good on his campaign pledges to slap punitive tariffs on countries he accuses of cheating American workers

Bitter pills: Erdogan’s possible remedies for Turkey crisis

The lira has recently clawed back some of its losses, but economists say Turkey still urgently needs to address imbalances in its economy

Editorial: Turkey is a lesson for South Africa

'Although the timing of the Turkish crisis was unpredictable, the warning signs have been there for months'

Ramaphosa’s Erdogan problem

As investors move away from risky emerging markets, the highly traded rand is caught up in the contagion

How could Turkey overcome its currency woes?

Turkey would not need to impose capital controls to stem the plunge in the lira

Turkish lira hammered again

With investors already on edge over the China-US trade war, the lira's collapse sparked a sell-off in Europe and New York at the end of last week

Don’t Miss This: September 4 – 10

From Loyiso Mkize’s solo exhibition, Reflections, to Bassline’s 21st pyjama birthday party, we've rounded up this week's hot-ticket events.

‘BIITS’ may be replacing ‘BRIC’

As investors focus on current account deficits and structural weaknesses, South Africa is being seen as a less attractive emerging market.

Lira to perform at Obama’s inaugural ball

Messages of congratulations have been pouring in after news broke that Lira will be performing at the US president's inaugural ball.
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What Africa’s top artists are listening to

VIDEO: The M&G was at the 9th annual Channel O Music Video Awards and caught up with some of the continent's biggest stars.

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Ministers go into self-isolation

Two ministers have taken precautions after a Dirco employee tested positive for the virus

The solitary choreography of solo prayer

Covid-19 transmissions in mosques and churches have complicated our relationships with them

Slice of life: Living her own life again

'It was hard to survive without performance'

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories