Portugal

Benfica, Portugal’s talent factory, proud of its ‘gems’

The club surpassed bitter rivals Sporting Lisbon, cradle of Ronaldo, as the chief talent factory of Portugal

Mozambique votes in tense election after violent campaign

The Frelimo party, which has ruled thenation since independence in 1975, is widely expected to again beat its former civil war foe Renamo

Ronaldo to miss all Portugal’s autumn internationals — coach

The five-time Ballon d'Or winner missed the two internationals Portugal played in September

Portugal concede late penalty to Iran

Portugal will face Uruguay on July 30 for a place in the quarter-finals after ending Iran's hopes of reaching the knockout phase for the first time

Last-gasp Aspas sees Spain draw 2-2 with Morocco

Morocco took the lead on 14 minutes when Boutaib took advantage of a horrible mix-up between Sergio Ramos and Andres Iniesta

​Women take on football’s ‘sexist pigs’ in the battle for World Cup screen time

Vicki Sparks led coverage of the World Cup clash between Morocco and Portugal from Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium for BBC One last Wednesday

Real legend takes Spanish reins after shock sacking

Fernando Hierro has been appointed as Spain’s head coach for the World Cup after the extraordinary axing of Julen Lopetegui

Pundits recall Gentle Giant John Charles as Wales face Portugal in Euro 2016 semis

Gareth Bale has called on the Welsh and their fans to "find their inner dragon", but can the team do what no other has done before?

Angola hints at Portugal trade cuts amid corruption spat

Angola has suggested that trade between it and its former coloniser could be at risk after it emerged that Portugal was investigating its officials.

EU cuts food aid to Portugal’s poor

Spending cuts to European Union food aid programmes could leave Portugal's growing ranks of poor with even emptier plates.

Portuguese migrants flock to Mozambique to seek opportunities

The financial crisis in Europe has brought an influx of Portuguese migrants to Mozambique, creating employment opportunities in the process.

Portugal braces for deepened political crisis

Media say two more Portugal ministers are preparing to tender resignations, deepening the turmoil that could derail Lisbon's exit from a bailout.

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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

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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

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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

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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