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Mormonism moves into the American mainstream

With two Mormons contending for the presidency and a growing media profile, the church has never been so popular -- nor so closely scrutinised.

Obama neck-and-neck with top Republican rivals

Embattled US President Barack Obama is running neck-and-neck with his top Republican rivals for the White House in 2012, according to a new poll.

Republicans may not get 2012 dream candidate

Republicans may need to give up hopes of a better candidate defeating Barack Obama in 2012 presidential race.

Republicans round on Obama in TV debate

Republican presidential candidates led by frontrunner Mitt Romney used their first big televised debate to lash out at President Barack Obama.

Obama suffers shock poll slump as Romney draws level

Barack Obama's hopes of re-election to the White House next year took a knock on Tuesday with the publication of a poll showing him in a dead heat.

Republican Romney enters 2012 White House race

Leading Republican contender Mitt Romney leapt into the 2012 White House race on Thursday, delivering a damning critique of President Barack Obama.

Survey: US voters sour on Palin, Trump presidency

United States voters are showing little enthusiasm for any of the Republican presidential candidates -- especially Sarah Palin and Donald Trump.


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