Robert Zoellick

World Bank says poor countries lack assistance

After announcing a new focus on social protection, the bank says 80% of the developing world's population is without assistance in tough times.

Zoellick prepares to leave World Bank presidency

World Bank president Robert Zoellick is leaving the job at the end of his five-year term in June, opening the door for speculation on his successor.

Sub-Saharan Africa might feel Europe, US pinch

Sub-Saharan Africa could maintain its economic expansion in the near term, but faltering US or European recovery could threaten trade, says the IMF.

Gold hits new high as fear stalks financial markets

Gold has reached $1 921.41 per ounce and FTSE staged 'marginal' recovery as double-dip recession fears sent Japan's Nikkei index falling.

World Bank warns of ‘more dangerous’ times ahead

World Bank chief Robert Zoellick warned of a "new and more dangerous" time in the global economy on Saturday, with little breathing space.

World Bank targets conflict in war against poverty

Conflict and violence are holding back global economic growth and trapping 1,5-billion people in dire poverty, the World Bank said on Sunday.

Zoellick: World moving towards new monetary system

The global economy is moving towards a new monetary system with gold emerging as a preferred alternative to existing assets, said the World Bank.

Coming home bearing gifts

President Jacob Zuma will return home on Friday from his visit to the UK with good news for SA but bad news for SADC.

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Lockdown heroes feed hungry kids

Feeding schemes inundated with requests to assist during Covid-19 lockdown

‘Frustrated’ police resort to force

Regulation uncertainty leaves slap-happy police and soldiers to decide when people should or shouldn’t be allowed on the streets

Tension over who’s boss of courts

In a letter, Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng questions whether Justice Minister Ronald Lamola has acted constitutionally

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The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories