Michael Bloomberg

Michael Bloomberg pledges $4.5-million to Paris climate deal

The former New York mayor and billionaire philanthropist has promised to fulfil the United State's commitment to the Paris climate agreement.

At climate talks, it’s America alone more than America first

Donald Trump has vowed to exit the Paris Climate accord, just not yet, leaving US policy in limbo for the next three years.

9/11 ceremony will be a quiet ‘last’ for mayor Bloomberg

When September 11 anniversary unfolds, the mayor who helped orchestrate the observances from the start will be watching for his last time in office.

Marathon cancelled as death toll and fuel shortages ravage New York

The New York Marathon has been cancelled following concerns the event will divert resources needed to amend the destruction caused by Hurricane Sandy.

New York on lock down for ‘Superstorm’

New York authorities have ordered subways, trains and buses to close and called for the evacuation of 375 000 people ahead of Hurricane Sandy.

New York police arrest ‘lone wolf’ terror suspect

An "al-Qaeda sympathiser" has been arrested in New York for allegedly planning bomb attacks targeting soldiers, police cars and post offices.

New York evicts anti-Wall Street protesters

New York police have evicted Occupy Wall Street protesters from a park in the city's financial district, two months after they set up camp.

Mayor Bloomberg lashes out at Occupy Wall Street protesters

New York's billionaire mayor has lashed out at Occupy Wall Street protesters, calling them despicable after reports of self-policing in the movement.

New York mayor orders 250 000 to evacuate

New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg has ordered a mandatory evacuation from several low-lying areas as Hurricane Irene looms.

Hundreds say ‘I do’ in New York

Wedding fever hit New York, as hundreds of gay and lesbian couples married on the first day that same-sex marriage became legal in the state.

New York braces for gay wedding boom with lottery

After an vast number of marriage applications from gay couples, New York is conducting a lottery to decide who will be allowed to marry that day.

New York mayor under fire for handling of blizzard

New York mayor Michael Bloomberg, a political independent whose reputation was built on competence, may have been defeated this time by a blizzard.

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High court refuses application to cross provinces for a funeral

Despite “extreme sympathy”, court says it must uphold the law

Partner row hits Mabuza Eskom deal

Former business associate says Nomvula Mabuza was not authorised to use his firm’s credentials to win the R100-million maintenance contract

Viral threat no match for Mama K’s Team 4

While most of Netflix’s live-action productions have been suspended, work on Mama K’s forges on from the comfort of animators’ couches and kitchen tables

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