Sanctions

Huawei unit cuts more than 600 jobs following US sanctions

The layoffs will come at the Chinese company's US-based research and development arm, Futurewei Technologies, which is incorporated in Texas

Game, set and watch in minutes

An award-winning film proves a documentary can serve up its points in a short space of time

Devastated by Israeli attacks on Gaza, but not deterred

The tenacity of Palestinian people in the face of brutal annihilation should encourage us all

Botswana extends credit line to Zimbabwe

Diamond-rich Botswana has offered to lend neighbouring Zimbabwe $95m in private sector loans to help ease its economic crisis

Sudan is Africa’s secret crisis

Having long failed to establish a stable political system, the government of President al-Bashir has presided over a prolonged economic crisis

China summons US ambassador over Huawei arrest

The arrest of Meng Wanzhou, who faces US fraud charges related to sanctions-breaking dealings with Iran, has infuriated Beijing

Iran urges UN to hold US to account over sanctions

President Donald Trump's administration re-imposed sanctions lifted under the 2015 nuclear deal

Israel’s Netanyahu hails Trump for Iran sanctions

On Friday, Washington confirmed it was going ahead with a second round of sanctions set to take effect on Monday

Saudi Arabia vows retaliation if punished over missing critic

From tech tycoons to media giants, a host of Western companies are now distancing themselves from the Gulf state

Investing in North Korea: Money pit or golden opportunity?

Optimists say that with mineral wealth, cheap labour, and a helpful geographical location, the North has huge potential

US sanctions blow for Mnangagwa as Trump says Harare ‘still a threat’

The US president has reportedly "extended sanctions against Zimbabwe for another year"

Why lifting sanctions against Sudan is the right call

Sudan is still an important outside influence on South Sudan, so lifting sanctions paves the way for a more constructive peace process in South Sudan

Latest

South African tourism to be hit hard by coronavirus

The stream of about 100 000 Chinese tourists to South Africa each year has dried up for now, MPs told

Public transport inequality

The Competition Commission’s market inquiry reveals that South Africa’s public transport system remains skewed by class, advantaging middle- and high-income earners

Court date finally set for death in detention Haffejee inquest

Another apartheid-era death will be investigated after NPA pressured to finally act

Press Releases

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

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

Making sense of tax-free savings and investment

Have you made the most of your tax-free investment contributions?

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.