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Faltering Trump needs to turn his presidency around

Everything the brash US president has done since his election reveals chaos, incompetence and ill-advised decisions that are splitting the country.

Polls reveal that American voters are decidedly unhappy with Donald Trump

It seems all is not well in the US Republican party camp

President Trump would be bad news globally but much of what he says is just hot air

But Trumpanomics would create uncertainty and risk aversion, which would see emerging markets suffer.

As controversy around their candidate continues, Dump-Trump Republicans mull Clinton

The Republican nominee carries on stumbling from one gaffe to another and high-profile party officials are defecting.

Republican hopefuls woo Californians

The Golden State is awash with GOP candidates hoping to bag a trove of prized primary delegates.

Republicans to clash with Obama over Cuba and recent policy shifts

Republicans look to challenge President Barack Obama on energy, Cuba and immigration at the upcoming US Congress this week.

The race is on for Iowa straw poll

Six Republican presidential hopefuls will compete in the Iowa straw poll -- an unofficial test of campaign strength.

US shutdown feared amid budget squabble

US congressional negotiators are racing to agree on billions of dollars in spending cuts before the federal government is forced to shut down.

Republicans lie in wait for returning Obama

President Barack Obama returns to the US on Tuesday with empowered Republicans manoeuvring to strangle his healthcare law and stall his new momentum.

Obama accused of caving to GOP ‘blackmail’

Senior Democrats dismayed as US president accedes to Republican demands.

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.


Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

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

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history