QATAR

‘Be bold, take risks’ to fix economy

Everyone has different solutions, but they all agree that time is running out — and Eskom is the priority

Qatar: Two years of crisis in the Gulf

It has been two years since Saudi Arabia, the UAE and their allies cut ties with Qatar, sparking a major diplomatic crisis in the Gulf region.

The Arab world’s silent reproductive revolution

Changing household structures, economic growth and contraceptives prompt dramatic drop in fertility rate, study finds

FIFA urged to probe Qatar World Cup allegations

A lucrative TV deal allegedly led to Qatar being awarded the 2022 tournament

World Cup host Qatar to introduce 100% booze tax

The issue of alcohol is likely to be a sensitive subject in the run-up to the World Cup in four years' time

War-ridden Yemen’s other frontline — the central bank

Yemen is afflicted by what diplomats call a famine of jobs and salaries, with the central bank torn between two warring parties

OPEC meets as Trump calls for oil taps to be kept on

​OPEC members and other oil-producing countries gather in Vienna on Thursday to discuss cutting output to prop up prices

Qatar to quit Saudi-dominated OPEC in 2019

The decision was 'technical and strategic' and had 'nothing to do with the 'blockade', says Energy Minister Saad al-Kaabi

Ceasefire puts Qatar’s role in Gaza back in spotlight

Qatar's involvement in the Gaza Strip contributed to an Israeli political crisis in recent days that almost brought down the government

‘Why not?’ Fifa boss says 48 teams ‘feasible’ for Qatar World Cup

Accommodating another 16 teams would vastly complicate Qatar's task in preparing for the World Cup

Denel lands deep in Gulf crisis

The South African arms manufacturer fends off undue pressure from Saudi military company

Government  ‘uncomfortable’  with Zuma meeting Qatar emir

Sources have confirmed that the department of international relations is unhappy about the meeting between the Emir of Qatar and the former president

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Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Scatec Solar begins another Upington project

SPONSORED Scatec Solar and partners have once again grid connected in the ZF Mgcawu District, and started early...

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