Mike Pompeo

‘We’re satisfied with SA’s land reform policy’— US Ambassador

Top US official is lobbying multinational firms to invest in South Africa

‘US good, China bad’ is Pompeo’s message to Africa

During his African tour this past week, United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo talked up Washington’s ability to stimulate growth and entrepreneurship on the continent.

Iraq parliament demands US troop ouster after Soleimani killing

Ties have deteriorated after an American precision drone strike killed Iran's Major General Qasem Soleimani

Trump denounces impeachment inquiry as a ‘coup’

Trump faces the possibility of becoming only the third US president ever impeached by Congress

Venezuela’s Guaido makes new bid to rally military support

​Opposition leader Juan Guaido will make a fresh bid on Saturday to rally Venezuela's armed forces behind him with protests at military bases

Venezuela opposition leader calls for massive May Day protest

Tensions in Venezuela have been ratcheted up after Juan Guaido announced on January 23 that he was the acting president under the constitution.

Comedian Zelensky wins Ukraine presidency in landslide

Volodymyr Zelensky, whose only previous political role was playing the president in a TV show, trounced incumbent Petro Poroshenko

US patience thins with Pakistan as India goes on offense

US policymakers have grown exasperated with Pakistan for not doing more against Islamist extremists

Guaido ramps up pressure after deadly Venezuela border clashes

Humanitarian aid, much of it from the United States, has become the centrepiece of the standoff between Maduro and Guaido

Pompeo on diplomatic tightrope in Saudi talks over Khashoggi murder

The top US diplomat held talks with King Salman and his son Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

Pompeo on diplomatic tightrope in Saudi talks over Khashoggi murder

The US Secretary of State walks a diplomatic tightrope amid pressure from American lawmakers for a tough response on Jamal Khashoggi's murder

US withdrawal from Syria to be done in ‘prudent’ way — Trump

The initial pullout promise sparked outspoken opposition from within Trump's Republican party

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Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Scatec Solar begins another Upington project

SPONSORED Scatec Solar and partners have once again grid connected in the ZF Mgcawu District, and started early...

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

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