Tayyip Erdogan

Istanbul shows how democracy is won

This year’s local elections — originally held on March 31 — have been widely regarded as a referendum on Erdoğan’s authoritarian rule

Turkey is a democracy — that’s a fact

A bid to overthrow a legitimate government and the deaths of innocent people cannot be justified

South Africa needs to take a position on the plight of the Turks under Erdoğan

The country’s media and NGOs can also play a role in restoring human rights in Turkey

Turkey reportedly investigating Fox News journalist

Fatih Portakal is being investigated for "openly inciting others to commit a crime"

Erdogan declared winner of Turkey presidential polls

The stakes were particularly high as the new president will be the first to enjoy enhanced powers, without even a prime minister

Erdogan blames ‘murderer Assad’ for suspected Syria chemical attack

At least 72 people, among them 20 children, were killed in Tuesday's attack in rebel-held Khan Sheikhun.

Russian ambassador shot dead in Ankara gallery

The Russian foreign ministry confirmed the death of envoy Andrei Karlov, which marked one of the most serious spillovers of the Syria conflict.

Suspected Islamic State teenage suicide bomber kills 51 at a wedding in Turkey

Yet another suspected Islamic State attack has hit Turkey.

Peeved Turkey takes issue with the West’s lukewarm reaction to the coup attempt

The Eu has not reacted well to Turkey's failed coup.

Could downing of Russian jet over Turkey really lead to a wider war?

Russian president Vladimir Putin has said the shooting down of its jet would have “significant consequences, including for Russia-Turkish relations”.

Turkey: Poll bodes ill for Erdogan’s critics

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has emerged even more belligerent towards his opponents before the nationwide municipal elections.

Turkey: Thousands clash with police as teenager is buried

Riot police battled with demonstrators in several Turkish cities as mourners buried a teenager wounded in protests last summer.

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R80-million: The cost of evacuating South Africans from Wuhan in China

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

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

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