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Japan’s Abe warns conflict with Iran impacts entire world

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has warned that military confrontation with Iran will impact global peace and stability, as he visits the...

Cherry blossoms prompt full-blown scandal for Japan’s PM

It's the latest headache for Japan's longest-serving premier, who has already weathered two cronyism scandals in recent years

Japan’s Abe vows to reform constitution despite no ‘supermajority’

His ruling coalition retained its majority in the upper house in Sunday's vote for around the half the seats in the chamber

Trade wars: Is Trump lining up Japan next?

There are signs Japan could be next in the US president's sights, with the country's greatest fear being higher tariffs on cars

Japan evacuates major airport after typhoon wreaks havoc

At least ten people were killed, and hundreds more injured by Typhoon Jebi as it raked through the major manufacturing area around Osaka

Tokyo med school admits it altered tests to keep women out

The scandal was uncovered by investigators looking into claims the university padded the scores of an education ministry bureaucrat's son

Japan tackles clean-up as rains toll nears 200

The rains are the deadliest weather-related disaster in over three decades in Japan

Crude oil surges after Trump tears up Iran deal, equities mixed

Both main crude oil contracts have been rising in recent weeks on expectations that the president would withdraw from the 2015 pact

North and South Korea hold historic summit

The leaders of the two Koreas are at the 'threshold of a new history'

Trump warns time for ‘patience’ on North Korea is over

North Korea's nuclear programme is "a threat to the civilised world" said Trump on the second day of his Asian tour dominated by the crisis.

Mugabe woos Japanese investors during state visit

President Robert Mugabe is on a mission to seek investment in Zimbabwe whilst on a five-day state visit to Japan, amid a deepening economic crisis.

Japan’s Shinzo Abe flouts economics 101

In the major powers, it’s called quantitative easing. In plain terms, it’s printing money. And Japan's prime minister has begun doing it in a big way.

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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

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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