The Ashes

Just short of finding the Edge

It’s hard to get behind the cause of the English cricketers in this new documentary about their rise, but it’s an entertaining watch, nonetheless

Oz union wants ‘disproportionate’ bans for Smith, Warner reduced

The Australian cricketers union are arguing that the punishment was disproportionate to previous ball-tampering cases

Steve Smith looks forward to pace challenge

​A refreshed Australia captain Steve Smith is looking forward to the challenge of taking on South Africa's fast bowlers in a four-Test series

Australia close to Ashes glory as England lose three wickets

The home side lead the five-Test series 2-0 and a win in the last-ever Ashes Test to be played at the WACA Ground would see them regain the urn.

England Ashes hopes fade as Smith and Marsh put attack to sword

Australia took total control of the match and were 549 for four in their first innings by stumps, with Smith on 229 and Marsh on 181.

Australia overhaul selection after Ashes review

Andrew Hilditch was not considered to be chairperson of Cricket Australia's expanded national selection panel after their humiliating Ashes defeat.

Ponting steps down as Australia captain

Ricky Ponting is standing down as Australia's cricket captain after nine years, following a home Ashes loss and a disappointing World Cup performance.

Soul-searching Australia turn to former captains

Former Australia captains Allan Border, Mark Taylor and Steve Waugh will join a review panel to help make the national team more competitive.

England skipper left with plenty to ponder before Cup

England captain Andrew Strauss admits he has plenty to think about as injuries plague the team just two weeks before their World Cup opener.

Australia selection chief refuses to quit

Australian chairperson of selectors Andrew Hilditch said he would not jump unless pushed, despite stinging criticism following the Ashes.

England close in on lead as Aussies fight hard

England closed to within 113 runs of an innings lead over fighting Australia on Tuesday.

Ashes finale a major test of England’s progress

The final Ashes encounter is an acid test of England's ability to maintain their focus despite having already retained the famous urn.


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

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