Political Leaders

Namibia’s leader wins Mo Ibrahim African leadership prize

The outgoing president is only the fourth winner of the $5-million annual prize, which recognises African leaders who have developed their countries.

M&G Newsroom: Will Malema’s EFF go it alone?

The EFF's talks with socialist movements about potential coalitions seem to have stalled. We have to ask, is the EFF really on the political left?

Coup by the connected and corrupt

South Africa is a democratic touchstone in the new Africa. We are safe. But are we? Or have we perhaps been lulled into a false sense of security?

Parliament no longer men-only club, but still scope for change

It has been a good few months for female members of Parliaments around the world, writes Ami Sedghi.

A legacy under threat

Mandela is 90. But the celebration of a life of leadership, service and generosity is mixed with the sour taste of a legacy being polluted.

Democracy is yesterday’s hero

The year started on a post-Polokwane note that held out some hope for the opening up of political space and free debate.

Latest

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

‘We’re satisfied with SA’s land reform policy’— US Ambassador

Top US official is lobbying multinational firms to invest in South Africa

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