Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Iran’s next president to pursue nuclear drive ‘without fear’

Iran's presidential candidates may differ, but they are united in pursuing what they see as its peaceful atomic ambitions.

Ahmadinejad: Iran has no use for atomic bomb

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad defended Iran's nuclear programme, calling it peaceful and arguing that Tehran has no use for an atomic bomb.

Ahmadinejad carpeted to explain economic policies

Iran's Parliament on Sunday told President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad he must appear before the assembly to explain his economic policies.

Iran’s economy takes a battering

Iran's president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is shouldering the blame for the financial woes hitting the republic, writes Saeed Kamali Dehghan.

Ahmadinejad’s cameraman seeks asylum in the US

A photographer travelling with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to the UN last week stayed behind and is seeking asylum in the United States.

Stuxnet: The worm that turned Obama into a hypocrite?

The president who made a stirring declaration about internet freedom authorised a wave of cyber-attacks on Iran.

Ahmadinejad calls for unity against ‘aggression’

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has called on regional powers to unite against "aggression".

Iran Parliament vote seen bolstering Khamenei

Iranians wrapped up a parliamentary election likely to reinforce Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's power over rival hardliners.

Iran set to reveal nuclear advancements

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announced that the Islamic Republic would soon announce "very important" achievements in the nuclear field.

Ahmadinejad put before Iranian Parliament

The Iranian Parliament has summoned President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to answer a series of questions over the government's handling of the economy.

Asian trade flourishes for sanctions-hit Iran

China has become Iran's top trading partner as the sanctions against the Islamic republic have become progressively tougher.

SA ‘undecided’ on Iran oil sanctions

Pretoria has yet to decide how it will respond to a call by the US to decrease oil imports from Iran -- the source of 25% of SA's overall supply.


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