Lucas Papademos

Greece’s planned May election could cause impasse

Polls planned for next month may produce no clear result and could threaten the implementation of the bailout plan that saved Greece from bankruptcy.

Greece makes peace with bailout pledges

Finance ministers are piling the pressure on Greece to make good on pledges to slash public spending before closing a deal on a €130-billion bailout.

Greek prime minister optimistic of eurozone compromise

Greek coalition leaders failed to reach a deal on austerity cuts after marathon talks but Prime Minister Lucas Papademos is hopeful of an agreement.

MPs in standoff over severe cuts

Talks appear to be stalling between EU, IMF negotiators and Greek officials.

Greece’s euro ultimatum

The new coalition government warns it will run out of options unless the bailout is forthcoming.

Greece aims to create 150 000 new jobs

Greece's interim government has pledged to create 150 000 new jobs in the first quarter of 2012 to alleviate the effects of an acute financial crisis.

Greece’s Papademos enjoys support of coalition partners

The leader of the Greek far-right nationalist party Laos says he will support Prime Minister Lucas Papademos until the government's work is completed.

Greece looks to Brussels for much-needed funding

Greece's Prime Minister Lucas Papademos has headed to Brussels to fight for the aid Athens needs to avoid bankruptcy.

Greece could lose €52bn in unpaid taxes

Greece stands to lose €52-billion in unpaid taxes and is set to raise a mere €1.3-billion out of a €5-billion target for privatisation proceeds.

Occupy Wall Street protesters clash with police

Occupy Wall Street activists have clashed with police outside the New York Stock Exchange on the movement's two-month anniversary.

Greece PM to begin rescue mission ahead of confidence vote

Greece's Lucas Papademos will seek to take advantage of a rare political truce to push austerity and radical reform and stave off bankruptcy.

New Greek government in race against time

Greece's new unity government under Lucas Papademos faces a race against time to save the debt-stricken nation from bankruptcy.

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Western Cape Judge Mushtak Parker faces second misconduct complaint

The Cape Bar Council says his conduct is ‘unbecoming the holding of judicial office’

The Mogale Centre: A place of hope for young offenders

In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre

Covid-19 fight to enter house-to-house testing phase

President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

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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