Mohamed Morsi

Mohamed Morsi: A spectacular balancing act

Egypt's president has the ability to dominate domestic politics. Now he has to find a way to appease the US after the embassy attack.

Egypt’s Morsi heads to Iran for Syria talks

Mohamed Morsi's Tehran visit, the first by an Egyptian leader since 1979, is part of plan to form a regional contact group to broker peace in Syria.

Egypt asks IMF for R4.8bn loan

Egypt's prime minister says the country has asked for $4.8-billion in aid from the International Monetary Fund to help boost its economy.

Egypt’s Morsi shows his clout by removing generals

President Mohamed Morsi has dismissed two top generals and quashed a military order curbing his powers, further stamping his authority on the country.

Morsi retires defence minister, appoints vice-president

Egypt's president has ordered the defence minister and chief of staff to retire and has appointed a senior judge, Mahmoud Mekki, as vice-president.

Egypt’s Qandil to announce new cabinet

Egypt's new prime minister will announce a cabinet on Thursday almost a month after Mohamed Morsi took office amid a power struggle with the military.

Military’s shadow looms large over Egypt’s President Morsi

Celebrations over the first day in office of Egypt's new leader have been tempered by the continued dominance of the military in affairs of state.

Mohammed Morsi to be sworn in as president of Egypt

Egyptian president-elect Mohammed Morsi is set to be sworn in on Saturday as the country's first freely elected civilian president.

Brotherhood win is the better outcome of two extremes

Victory for Mohamed Morsi in Egypt's presidential race is a landmark in a dramatic post-revolutionary transition, writes Ian Black.

Egypt’s president moves cautiously

Mohamed Morsi won't make drastic foreign policy changes - his biggest challenge lies at home, writes Ian Black.

Morsi seeks to calm Egypt’s fears over Muslim leadership

Egypt's president-elect says he will appoint a woman and a Coptic Christian as his deputies, as he allays concerns about the Muslim Brotherhood.

Morsi to ‘reconsider’ Egypt’s deal with Israel

Egypt's president-elect wants to "reconsider" its peace deal with Israel and build ties with Iran to "create a strategic balance" in the Middle East.


NGOs ask ConCourt to order that shops can sell baby clothes during lockdown

The organisations say lockdown regulations are unconstitutional because they do not protect the best interests of children

Slice of life: Recycling for our lives

This lockdown will hurt my family in the stomach. We will suffer for this whole period. I don’t even know what I will do when my wife gives birth in the next two weeks

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

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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