Uruguay

Canada’s legalised cannabis ey

Canada is now the second nation after Uruguay to legalise cannibis

As Canada awaits, Uruguay’s legal cannabis project provides benchmark

Uruguay legalised the production, distribution and sale of marijuana for recreational purposes in December 2013

Uruguay win group as Suarez inspires 3-0 win over 10-man Russia

Luis Suarez opened the scoring in the 10th minute and the South Americans extended their lead with the help of a Denis Cheryshev own goal

Fifa U-20 draw does Amajita no favours

Japan, Italy and Uruguay are all rated highly and are determined to get a crack at the final

Cannabis smokers left high and dry

Uruguay made history when it legalised the sale of marijuana but its progressive policy has led to distrust and police harrassment.

Uruguay striker Forlan retires from international football

"It was a very difficult decision, having worn the Uruguay shirt for so many years, more than I could have dreamed of," the 35-year-old striker said.

Suarez takes a bite out of life

From hand to mouth, Luis Suarez has been ruining lives since 2010. The Uruguayan chomper has done more for the bite than Mike Tyson - or Eve.

Fifa investigates Suarez-Chiellini biting uproar

Uruguay's Luis Suarez could face a lengthy ban if an investigation by Fifa proves allegations he bit Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini are true.

Uruguay legalises all use, trade and sale of marijuana

Pro-weed activists have burst into applause as Uruguay became the first country in the world to legalise the growing, sale and use of marijuana.

Uruguay votes yes to legalising marijuana

Uruguay's Parliament has voted to be the world's first country to license and regulate production, distribution and sale of dagga for adult consumers.

The rich turn a blind eye to poor readers

The visually impaired are shackled by developed countries' reluctance to change copyright laws.

Bafana drop in Fifa world rankings

South Africa have continued to tumble down the Fifa world rankings, dropping to 71st spot. Bafana haven't won in their last six internationals.

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Scatec Solar begins another Upington project

SPONSORED Scatec Solar and partners have once again grid connected in the ZF Mcgawu District, and started early commercial...

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