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French court rules Sarkozy should be tried over campaign funding

Sarkozy faces charges of illicit financing of his failed 2012 election campaign

Women’s unpaid work must be included in GDP calculations: Lessons from history

The methods used to measure gross domestic product are being criticised for excluding the unpaid work done by women

Sarkozy ‘arrested over campaign financing’

The former president is being questioned in connection to former Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi and the source of his funding for his 2007 campaign

French presidents ‘tried to torpedo SA arms deal probe’

An arms deal insider has quit the People's Tribunal on Economic Crimes after claiming French leaders tried to quash the probe into Thales and Thint.

Macron faces hurdles, despite massive boost

France's youngest president in the six decade-long Fifth Republic has transformed the country’s political landscape in a matter of weeks

Assange: Time for legal action against US snooping

Julian Assange says that the time has come for legal action after leaked documents reveal Washington spied on three French presidents.

You’re nicked, Sarkozy

France's former president Nicolas Sarkozy is facing criminal charges for alleged abuse of power.

France’s former leader Sarkozy charged with corruption

France's former president, Nicolas Sarkozy, has been charged with corruption and influence peddling, French prosecutors say.

IMF’s Lagarde in court for arbitration battle

IMF chief Christine Lagarde has arrived in court to be questioned by a French magistrate over her role in a €285-million arbitration payment.

France unhappy with the new normal

Whatever the PR, things are not looking sunny for Franois Hollande. Opinion polls show that normal is not enough.

Sarkozy’s house raided as L’Oreal detectives make up for lost time

Detectives investigating alleged illegal campaign-financing by L'Oreal heir Liliane Bettencourt, have raided the former French president's mansion.

Hollande replacements denounced as start of ‘witch hunt’

Francois Hollande has replaced France's top three security officials after he criticised them for being too close to his predecessor.

Can France’s Hollande smooth Africa’s ruffled feathers?

Observers say Francois Hollande should pursue more equitable relations with Africa than Nicolas Sarkozy, who at times showed obvious arrogance.

The economic week ahead: Merkozy out, Merde in

Beyond French election results, central bank speeches in the US, production figures in Europe and key releases in SA, it will be an interesting week.

Don’t pop the champagne just yet, warns France’s Hollande

France's defending president, Nicolas Sarkozy, has promised supporters a "surprise" as Socialist rival Franois Hollande says he's certain of nothing.

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Constitutional Court ruling on restructuring dispute is good for employers

A judgment from the apex court empowers employers to change their workers’ contracts — without consultation

KZN officials cash in on ‘danger pay for Covid-19’

Leadership failures at Umdoni local municipality in KwaZulu-Natal have caused a ‘very unhappy’ ANC PEC to fire the mayor and chief whip

The living nightmare of environmental activists who protest mine expansion

Last week Fikile Ntshangase was gunned down as activists fight mining company Tendele’s expansions. Community members tell the M&G about the ‘kill lists’ and the dread they live with every day

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Transport Month

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Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

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Disrupt the corrupt

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