Nuclear

Trump ‘walks’ as North Korea talks end abruptly without deal

The much-anticipated second meeting between the two leaders was supposed to build on their historic first summit in Singapore

Tensions escalate as Pakistan, India shoot down each other’s warplanes

While both sides have played down the threat of war, the rare aerial engagement over the disputed territory of Kashmir significantly raises the stakes

Trump promises North Korea ‘awesome’ future ahead of nuclear talks

Trump's enthusiastic tweet came hours before a second summit in Hanoi to build on the historic first meeting in Singapore in June

Pompeo heads to Pyongyang, seeking progress on Trump-Kim summit

Mike Pompeo departed from Tokyo, where he spent the first leg of a tour that will include stops in Pyongyang, South Korea and China

Britain sets out plans for ‘no-deal’ Brexit

Document details contingency planning if Britain leaves the European Union in March with no transition deal

Chernobyl’s stray dogs offered a new life in US

The 'Dogs of Chernobyl' programme, which started last year, offers dogs under one year-old up for adoption in the United States

Eskom should boost its output of in-house renewables

Pressing ahead with coal and nuclear power generation projects has come at a huge and unsustainable cost – to both Eskom and the country

Five facts that prove South Africa’s nuclear power plan should die

South Africa's obsession with nuclear energy under the leadership of President Zuma, is dangerous.

Russian embassy rubbishes alleged Putin interference in JZ’s reshuffle as ‘fake news’

The Sunday Times reported this weekend that a delegation from Russia had met with Zuma the day before he announced his 11th Cabinet reshuffle.

Energy exec on ice over nukes

Some say Yvonne Chetty may be a ‘scapegoat’ as more red flags emerge in nuclear-linked deal

Reality check for nuke power trip

The utility and the nuclear energy corporation were handed the nuke build baton but it needs treasury’s approval - the country is on the fiscal edge.

NEWS ANALYSIS: Zuma’s waning power exposed by stalled nuclear plan

Government's decision to stall plans championed by President Jacob Zuma to build nuclear plants has exposed his waning authority.

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Coronavirus: South Africa will evacuate citizens from Wuhan

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

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

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