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Guaido says talks with Venezuela govt to resume, move to Barbados

​Dialogue between Venezuela's opposition and President Maduro's government will resume in Barbados, self-declared interim president Juan Guaido said

Venezuela’s Guaido says Norway talks to continue

Delegations representing the Venezuelan rivals met face-to-face in Oslo for the first time this week in a process begun two weeks ago

SA drops in World Press Freedom rankings

South Africa has dropped three places in the Press Freedom Index

Sovereign wealth fund would put graft over the top

Although the idea of a sovereign wealth fund to develop our country is a nice one in principle, it may not be the best idea we have had.

Some countries ground Boeings, most keep them flying

Boeing's 737 MAX 8 medium-haul workhorse jet was grounded in China, Ethiopia and Indonesia on Monday after an Ethiopian Airlines crash

South Africa’s new higher education disability policy is important, but flawed

South Africa has a new policy framework for students with disabilities but will it bring real change?

Maximum wages are the next step in SA’s social dialogue

In order to gain faith in a social contract, the government not only has to increase minimum wages, but also lower the top wages

World Economic Forum: Gender inequality widening after decade of progress

In recent years, women have made significant progress towards equality in a number of areas but the global trend now seems to have made a U-turn

Cold comfort for refugees in Norway

Failed asylum seekers get no chance to appeal and risk 'freezing to death' if they're deported to Russia

Three EU nations cut Uganda aid over anti-gay law

Uganda's government has been hit with substantial aid cuts after the president enacted a severe anti-gay law.

Bafana lose to Norway 1-0

Bafana Bafana have been edged out 1-0 by a youthful and inexperienced Norway side at Cape Town Stadium.

Norway plans to put brakes on deforestation

Norway has announced plans to step up its efforts as part of "first aid" to slow climate change.

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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