Manmohan Singh

Indian PM Manmohan Singh to step down

India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh says that after the 2014 general election he "will hand the baton over to a new prime minister".

Maoists kill Congress leader in central India

Maoist rebels have killed a local Congress leader and kidnapped at least four others after ambushing their convoy in central India, say police.

India denies alleged kickbacks from $750m helicopter deal

India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said the government has nothing to hide in a $750-million deal for AgustaWestland helicopters.

India’s PM calls for calm after gang rape sparks violent protests

India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has appealed for calm as he sought to dampen growing public outrage over the gang rape of a young woman.

Indian liberalisation worth buying

Two weeks ago Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh took a political gamble in opening the country's retail sector to international competition.

WHO removes India from polio endemic list

India has been removed from a list of polio endemic countries by the World Health Organisation, marking a victory for its health workers.

Indian hunger striker goes on fast to end corruption

Indian activist Anna Hazare, whose hunger strike in August attracted public support, held a one-day fast demanding government to tackle corruption.

India’s plan to bring in Western retailers sparks fury

Small traders in India have planned demonstrations over the state's plan to give companies such as Tesco access to the Indian market.

Thousands gather as India graft impasse shows signs of thaw

Thousands have gathered to support an anti-corruption social activist who has galvanized India against the government through a hunger strike.

India protests increase as anti-graft activist fasts

Protests swelled across India in support of a campaigner fasting to the death in jail against government corruption.

India protests surge as anti-corruption activist fasts

Protests have swelled across India in support of anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare, and the government seems unable to end the standoff.

India set to sign catchup cooperation deals with Africa

Manmohan Singh was due to sign deals in fields from trade to life sciences to boost India's footprint on the African continent.


Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Lockdown heroes feed hungry kids

Feeding schemes inundated with requests to assist during Covid-19 lockdown

Press Releases

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

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