In a polarised world, Ramaphosa’s administration dodged some fatal bullets in the past five months that carried some hard long-term risks
South Africans are buying Rolexes at the same rate as Europeans and Americans. Is it time for a shake-up in luxury watches?
These are the veto power of the Security Council, major powers ignore the UN and the UN secretary general cannot favour either side in the war
Support is growing in the European Parliament against Swiss banks’ role in money laundering
Despite pledges by Credit Suisse to crack down on illegitimate funds, leaked data shows the bank catered to dozens of criminals, dictators, sanctioned parties and political actors with outsized wealth
Morocco’s occupation of Western Sahara is about the presence of resources, especially phosphates that make up 72% of the world’s reserves. Phosphate is used in fertiliser, a key element in agriculture, giving Morocco a tight grip over world food production.
In the face of their families’ poverty, young men, persuaded by the prospect of wealth or education, travel to Europe with their older female sponsors only to be trafficked for sex
What was behind the assassinations in the 1980s of two key anti-apartheid figures: Swedish Prime Minister, Olof Palme, and senior ANC official, Dulcie September?
Zimbabwe’s tax authority said ABB, one of Switzerland’s most profitable companies, avoided paying millions of dollars to the economically crippled country
The two sides squared off in fiery exchanges that circled around the procedures for the trial and gave the Democrats an opportunity to spell out their arguments for Trump’s guilt on national television
The 50th meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) got under way in the ski resort with an avowed focus on climate change but with starkly different visions over global warming laid bare
The legendary formula one driver died at the University Hospital Zurich in Switzerland on Monday night surrounded by his closest family members
Ahead of April 12, Britain has begun to put plans into place to cushion their potential push out of the European Union
While aid workers have been rushing to bring emergency aid to the hundreds of thousands of affected people, there is a need to focus on sanitation
An artist questions the relationship between Switzerland and apartheid South Africa
The Swiss economic affairs ministry says it has formally asked the US for "consultations" over tariffs of 25% on steel and 10% on aluminium
As Rwanda marks the 24th anniversary of the 1994 genocide, much more needs to be done to unite the country
These countries funnel major corporate money into secret offshore tax shelters, according to a new study.
‘I did not see a future, as viewed from a Global North perspective, that exists outside the capitalist paradigm’s devouring of human lives.’
Several hundred refugees have slept on towels and blankets in the park near Como’s train station since the Swiss clampdown began in mid-July.
It’s tempting, but the Swiss system that limits lawmakers’ clout isn’t realistic in this country.
Maybe God also dwells in the small mercies of strangers, in the aha moments when humans connect deeply.
States need an appropriate instrument to respond to serious violations of international humanitarian law, to prevent such crimes in the future.
F1 legend Michael Schumacher has emerged from a five-month induced coma following his skiing accident in December.
Syria: The long road to finding peace after years of war.
The Swiss government says it regrets South Africa’s decision to terminate the bilateral investment treaty between the two countries.
According to the 2012-2013 report, the world’s most competitive country is, believe it or not, Switzerland. Huh, you shrug, Switzerland?
Not joining the union has paid off for the Swiss, although tough times are ahead for them too, writes Lisa Steyn.
Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies says Switzerland is the "key partner" for investment into South Africa.
Following the civil uprising in Egypt, a slump in investment and legal challenges to state land sales have thrown the real estate sector into turmoil.
Davos has called for global action against cybercrime, saying countries should have clear laws against it.
British Prime Minister David Cameron will block attempts to introduce EU-wide financial transaction tax based on fears of harming jobs and prosperity.