Us Midterm Elections

Despite restrictions, digital spending hits record in US midterms

Facebook's political ad report showed $353-million spend by campaigns on its platform since May

The midterms show Trump might not get re-elected in 2020

Contrary to what President Donald Trump has claimed, this was a bad election for him

What’s at stake in US midterm elections

Midterm elections are often seen as a referendum on the president and there is no shortage of opinions this time around

US midterms: Key factors of the 2018 elections

The US midterm election has been a tug of war over key issues, but none has had a more dramatic impact on voters than Donald Trump

Trump hits election trail threatening troop surge on Mexico border

Trump hopes to fire up core Republican voters and spur the party to retain dominance of both chambers of Congress.

Republicans flex muscle, Obama promises ‘corrections’

Flexing their political muscle, US Republicans have promised a string of investigations into Barack Obama's administration.

The Tea Party is merely old whine in new bottles

This incoherent group has no leaders, no policies, no headquarters. It is held together by Fox TV and big money.

Boehner’s links to lobbyists could be the chink in his armour

In his battle against Barack Obama, the incoming speaker faces Democratic attacks over his closeness to Washington's power brokers.

Obama admits losing sight of leadership role

US President Barack Obama admitted in an interview aired on Friday that he focused on policies but failed to rally people behind those initiatives.

Obama admits he needs ‘to do a better job’

US President Barack Obama has conceded the Republicans gave the Democrats a "shellacking" in mid-terms and says he remains willing to compromise.

Republicans capture House, gain in Senate

Barack Obama faced a bleak political landscape on Wednesday after voters punished Democrats over high unemployment and a sluggish economic recovery.

US Congress likely to be divided, gridlocked

The US Congress was headed for gridlock after Tuesday's elections, posing a challenge as the country struggles to get out of the economic doldrums.

Press Releases

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

MTN unveils TikTok bundles

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Marketers need to reinvent themselves

Marketing is an exciting discipline, offering the perfect fit for individuals who are equally interested in business, human dynamics and strategic thinking. But the...

Upskill yourself to land your dream job in 2020

If you received admission to an IIE Higher Certificate qualification, once you have graduated, you can articulate to an IIE Diploma and then IIE Bachelor's degree at IIE Rosebank College.

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.

KZN teacher educators jet off to Columbia University

A group of academics were selected as participants of the programme focused on PhD completion, mobility, supervision capacity development and the generation of high-impact research.