Thabo Mbeki

Mbeki’s institute stalls

Former president Thabo Mbeki's vision of leaving a leadership legacy is stymied by lack of funding.

Court orders ‘confidential’ Zim report released

In a victory for the <I>M&G</I> and access to information in SA, a judge has ordered a secret report on the 2002 Zimbabwe election be released.

Mbeki emerges from hibernation

Flanked by a clutch of former Cabinet ministers, former president Thabo Mbeki emerged on Thursday after a long hibernation from the public eye.

Malema apologises to the nation

Julius Malema has been ordered to apologise to President Jacob Zuma and attend anger management classes following his disciplinary hearing on Tuesday.

Public loss, Fifa’s gain

Sepp Blatter and Thabo Mbeki intervened to have Cape Town's Green Point Stadium built -- at R3-billion more expensive than two available alternatives.

Selebi trial hears of plans to prosecute Mbeki

Jackie Selebi told a court on Thursday that the NPA had planned to prosecute former president Thabo Mbeki for crimes committed during the struggle.

DA to press Zuma on Iraq oil-deal commission

The DA will ask President Jacob Zuma to reconstitute a commission on the role senior government officials played in oil deals with Iraq.

Fires Zuma must quench

Jacob Zuma will inherit some old problems: intra-alliance tensions and provincial ructions -- and some new ones created by his Cabinet choice.

Busi bling

Bringing you the must-have gossip in the run-up to the ballot.

The bridesmaid of Timbuktu

The griots adjusted their robes and began some leg stretches in anticipation of the tremendous leaps they would soon be performing.

Bottom of the abyss

'No worse there is none," was the anguished cry of poet Gerard Manley Hopkins -- and it is an apt description of the crisis in Zimbabwe.

Cloud hangs over Balindlela

Former Eastern Cape premier Nosimo Balindlela may be sued for damages after allegedly using her powers in office to deal with political foes.


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