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Trump heads back to base for 2020 campaign kickoff

Organisers claim the Orlando rally has sold out a 20 000-seat arena, with many more to gather outside, watching on big screens

US House to vote on blocking Trump emergency

Trump's February 15 emergency declaration gives him access to billions of dollars to construct his wall on the Mexican border

Trump hangs painting of himself at bar with Republican presidents

Trump's likeness has been ruthlessly disfigured by 'high' and 'low' artists alike, who have made no secret of their dislike of the president

Trump: Kavanaugh sex assault allegations ‘totally political’

Brett Kavanaugh's once straightforward progress to the nation's highest court has been hit by two bombshell accusations of sexual misconduct

John McCain, US war hero and political maverick, dead at 81

The senator's passing marked the end of a 35-year political career

Former Trump campaign chief goes on trial for bank and tax fraud

Paul Manafort has pleaded not guilty to 18 counts of bank and tax fraud related to his lobbying activities

Trump opposes Senate candidate who’s ‘Trumpier than Trump’

Proclaiming himself "Trumpier than Trump", Don Blankenship has mounted a highly controversial campaign

Former US first lady Barbara Bush dies at 92

Bush died Tuesday at the age of 92, triggering an outpouring of praise for the matriarch of a Republican family once at the apex of American politics

Trump celebrates a year of his presidency with a government shutdown

US lawmakers have launched a last-ditch bid to end the budget stalemate and prevent a government shutdown

‘Civil rights champion’ wins senate seat over accused child molester

Democrat ​Doug Jones's senate victory came at the end of a vitriolic campaign centred on his rival who had been accused of preying on teenage girls.

Time ticking for Senate deal on US debt limit

US senate leaders are racing against the clock to reach an agreement before the country's borrowing authority runs out next week.

Obama pushes for middle class tax cuts

In a move that could prove crucial in defining his second term, Obama has urged US Congress to extend a tax cut for middle class Americans.

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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